Author: Katie Winner

Katie Winner has been a productive nuisance in public education and community advocacy ever since arriving in Jeffco from New York in 2014. With a Masters degree in higher education, an MBA, and a professional certificate in college counseling from UCLA, Katie began her service for Jeffco schools by volunteering with her local school accountability committee. Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and kids, playing or watching hockey, exploring the open spaces of Colorado, and getting back to the East Coast as often as she can. Please visit our "About Us" page to learn more about Katie and our other writers.

EnrollJeffco online enrollment to debut Jan. 22

January 18, 2019

Next week, Jeffco Schools families will use a new online enrollment system: EnrollJeffco, a district-wide school search tool and online enrollment system. Beginning Jan. 22, all current and incoming Jeffco Schools students and families will use EnrollJeffco to register for the 2019-20 school year, whether remaining at their current school, choice enrolling, or registering at […]

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school start times

Jeffco considers changing school start times

July 9, 2018

Should Jeffco middle and high schools have later start times? That’s the question that the School Start Times Task Force hopes to answer as they explore this complex and multifaceted problem. The School Start Time Task Force held their first meeting May 21 to make recommendations about changing school start times across the district. Superintendent Jason […]

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Amendment 73

What is Initiative 93: Great Schools, Thriving Communities?

June 13, 2018

Initiative 93, known as Great Schools, Thriving Communities, is a citizen-led ballot measure to increase school funding for 900,000 Colorado students. Supporters are currently gathering the signatures required to put Initiative 93 on the November ballot. How would Initiative 93 affect taxes? If approved by voters in November, Initiative 93 would tax income of $150,000 and […]

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school budget

Jeffco School Board to vote on budget June 7

May 21, 2018

The tentative 2018-19 Jeffco Schools budget will include a state funding increase of $37.6 million, which will result in increased funding for schools and employee salaries next year. The Jeffco School Board will vote on the final budget allocations in June. “The good news is that we’re going to have more resources than previously,” said […]

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