CC4E IN THE NEWS

CC4E recommends $31M bond to update Steamboat Springs School District facilities
May 9, 2017 / Steamboat Today
A community group that’s spent more than a year studying the needs of the Steamboat Springs School District is recommending an estimated $31 million bond to address the district’s most immediate facilities needs. READ MORE

Coffee and a Newspaper to host CC4E group
April 30, 2017 / Steamboat Today
Steamboat Pilot & Today will host Coffee and a Newspaper from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3 at the newspaper office, 1901 Curve Plaza. The topic will focus on the future of Steamboat schools. READ MORE

Our view: Exploring collaborative solutions
April 22, 2017 / Steamboat Today
Sometimes, viable solutions to vexing problems come to light when loosely related issues are considered in tandem. READ MORE

Kevin Sankey steps down from role in Steamboat's future schools committee
April 21, 2017 / Steamboat Today
Kevin Sankey, one of the most visible members this spring of a citizens committee studying and educating the public on options for new schools in the Steamboat Springs School District, confirmed April 21 he has stepped down from the committee, citing frustrations with school district officials. READ MORE

School facilities group holding final community meetings
The Community Committee for Education is preparing to give a recommendation to Steamboat Springs Board of Education, and it wants more feedback from the public. READ MORE

Four chances to weigh in on future Steamboat Springs School District facilities
March 20, 2017 / Steamboat Today
The Community Committee for Education is ready for the general public to weigh in on a handful of possible options for the future of Steamboat Springs School District facilities. READ MORE

Time's Up
March 14, 2017 / Steamboat Today Editorial
We were more than a little concerned last week to learn that the Community Committee for Education, or CC4E, has extended the timeline for presenting its recommendations for school facilities construction and upgrades to the Steamboat Springs School Board. READ MORE

CC4E group still eyeing 2017 for school facilities ballot measure
March 13, 2017 / Steamboat Today
A year after the Steamboat Springs School District designated community members to develop a plan for the district’s future, the group is making slow but steady progress. READ MORE

Group pushing back timeline for Steamboat Springs school facilities recommendations
March 6, 2016 / Steamboat Today
A group working to make recommendations for the future of the Steamboat Springs School District will need to push back its timeline for bringing suggestions for facilities upgrades to the school board. READ MORE

More than 50 new students join Steamboat Springs School District following winter break
January 15, 2017 / Steamboat Today
The Steamboat Springs School District welcomed 54 new students from 13 states and five countries during a larger-than-normal enrollment boost following winter break. READ MORE

Committee reveals five options for future of Steamboat Springs schools
November 29, 2016 / Steamboat Today
Community Committee for Education members Tuesday got a first look at five new options for updating Steamboat Springs School District facilities. READ MORE

CC4E: Steamboat Springs School District should improve transparency, communication
November 17, 2016 / Steamboat Today
A task force studying Steamboat Springs School District accountability and policies is recommending district leaders work to improve communication with the community and show more transparency when making decisions. READ MORE

New Steamboat Springs enrollment forecast presented
November 10, 2016 / Steamboat Today
School enrollment forecaster Jim Looney said Thursday that his report for the Steamboat Springs School District uses a combination of math and art to make projections about the district’s future enrollment. READ MORE

New school district demographics report highly anticipated
October 11, 2016 / Steamboat Today
Anticipation is building for a new Steamboat Springs School District demographics report, with stakeholders curious to see how new projections compare to a 2014 report. READ MORE

Thursday forum aims to educate public on school finance
October 25, 2016 / Steamboat Today
Like all districts in Colorado, the Steamboat Springs School District's funding was adversely affected by the Great Recession. READ MORE

Community Committee for Education plans educational series - October 10, 2016 / Steamboat Today

School finance for dummies - Understanding the Steamboat Springs School District's budget crunch - October 9, 2016 / Steamboat Today

School board seeking more updates from CC4E community group - August 21, 2016 / Steamboat Today

CC4E seeks new school district demographics report - August 10, 2016 / Steamboat Today

Our view: Avoid paralysis by analysis - August 9, 2016 / Steamboat Today

Education committee will wait until 2017 to make ballot recommendations - June 1, 2016 / Steamboat Today

Coffee and a Newspaper event to focus on education - April 29, 2016 / Steamboat Today

Community Committee for Education continues discussing district needs - April 27, 2016 / Steamboat Today

Community Committee for Education kicks off trio of forums - March 30, 2016 / Steamboat Today

Get involved, get informed - March 29, 2016 / Steamboat Today

Community education forums set for tonight, Thursday - March 29, 2016 / Steamboat Today 

Committee plans forums to gather input on school district - March 22, 2016 / Steamboat Today

Steering Committee hears from 10+2 leader - March 8, 2016 / Steamboat Today

School steering committee members identified, first meeting held - Feb. 23, 2016 / Steamboat Today

School facility steering committee members identified - Feb. 23, 2016 / Steamboat Today

Steamboat schools facility steering committee to meet Tuesday - Feb. 22, 2016 / Steamboat Today

DAC will help Superintendent Meeks with steering committee - January 31, 2016 / Steamboat Today

EDUCATION NEWS

Cooler heads prevail at Steamboat Springs school board meeting 
December 5, 2016 / Steamboat Today
Monday night’s Steamboat Springs School District Board of Education meeting took on a more subdued tone after a contentious meeting Nov. 7. READ MORE

Letter to the Editor: Margaret Huron: Change is needed 
December 4, 2016 / Steamboat Today
It has become clear to me in evaluating the latest developments in communication among school board directors that change is needed. We are a diverse group with different backgrounds, experience and perspectives, but the common goal is clear.  READ MORE

Letter to the Editor: Margaret Huron: Time to give thanks 
November 22, 2016 / Steamboat Today
At this time each year, we are all reminded to be grateful for the good things in our lives. This year many thanks goes to: READ MORE

Steamboat Springs School District updating budget after mill levy passage 
November 16, 2016 / Steamboat Today
The Steamboat Springs School District is making quick work of updating its budget following the narrow passage of a mill levy to fund full-day kindergarten. READ MORE

Editorial: Our view: Vote ‘yes’ for tuition-free, all-day K 
October 11, 2016 / Steamboat Today
Steamboat Springs School District voters are being asked to approve Referendum 3C — a mill levy override to fund free all-day kindergarten — and we believe the ballot issue deserves a “yes” vote. READ MORE

School board votes for mill levy to fund full-day kindergarten - August 23, 2016 / Steamboat Today

School districts report preliminary enrollment - August 28, 2016 / Steamboat Today


The education tax: Why spending Steamboat's half-cent sales tax isn't so simple - March 24, 2016 / Steamboat Today