Author: Dave Coren

Dave Coren has lived in Jefferson County since 1993 with his wife and two children who are both Jeffco Schools graduates. He earned a Master’s of Business Administration from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bucknell University. In addition to Colorado-based avocations (skiing, mountain-biking, 14er-bagging etc), Dave is passionate about social justice and the belief that public education is a key ingredient to lifelong opportunities. Please visit our "About Us" page to learn more about Dave and our other writers.
property taxes

Despite growing property taxes, Jeffco Schools budget limited by state

October 4, 2018

With a Jeffco Schools mill levy override, bond issue and the statewide Amendment 73 on the ballot this November, you may wonder why schools are asking for more money while property taxes continue to rise.  The answer has to do with how Colorado school districts are funded and how far those dollars stretch to educate students. […]

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