Colorado governor signs $3.8 billion school finance package

April 17, 2001
The packages includes funds to help the state's poorest districts to build new facilities.

Colorado Gov. Bill Owens has signed a school-finance package worth $3.8 billion that would, in part, benefit charter school construction and send money to help improve low-performing schools. One of those components Owens lobbied for was a $2.9 million grant program to help improve low-performing schools. Another component was $10 million for construction projects in the state's poorest school districts.

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