Fees pile up for parents in Colorado public schools

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Gone are the days when parents could send their children to public school with a few classroom supplies and some lunch money.

Strapped school district budgets, caused by dwindling state and federal dollars, are forcing parents to dig deeper into their pockets as more school systems in Colorado and across the country turn to student fees to maintain services and programs.

Want to play sports? That could cost up to $130 at Adams 12 Five Star Schools.

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