This November’s ballot contains two initiatives that will directly impact DPS: the “Debt Free Schools” Mill Levy (initiative 4A) and the Bond Measure (initiative 4B). You will see them on the sixth and final page of your ballot.
If approved by voters, critical funding would go toward capital improvement projects and operational expenses, including school cooling and air conditioning, ECE program expansion, nursing and mental health supports, cost-of-living increases for teachers, and much more.
The bond measure, Ballot Initiative 4B, will provide $795-million in funding for new Denver Public Schools buildings, and for maintaining and improving existing school buildings.
These projects include:
Ballot Initiative 4A, a Mill Levy supporting Denver Public Schools, will appear on your ballot as the “Debt Free Schools ballot initiative”.
If approved, these Mill Levy funds will benefit provide $32-million every year, to directly benefit **every** school in the district. Much of that funding will go toward:
There are many other projects supporting Denver schools and our students that are included in the bond and mill levy measures. To see a full overview of how funding will be allocated across the district and how your specific school will benefit, visit bond.dpsk12.org