# Proposition ff
DougCo schools opt-in to free lunch program
(Castle Rock, CO) DougCo superintendent Erin Kane said the district will opt-in to proposition FF. Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved the initiative to provide free lunches to all students regardless of income, but district participation was optional.
Free school meals for most Colorado students - but not all
First graders at S. Christa McAuliffe STEM Academy school in Greeley at lunch together on Oct. 20, 2022.Photo byPhoto by Andy Cross/The Denver Post. Starting in fall 2023, most students will be able to receive free school meals on the heels of the new state program funded by taxpayers, expecting to cost close to $100 million annually.
DougCo schools face free lunch challenges
(Castle Rock, CO) While Douglas County voters opposed the healthy meals for all school lunch program known as Proposition FF by a wide margin, the rest of the state mostly approved it. Now, the district must decide whether to opt into the program.
Colorado voters approve free meals for students
(Castle Rock, CO) Colorado’s public school students will receive free lunches beginning next year regardless of income, thanks to overwhelming support for Proposition FF. While the official results are yet to be released, the votes currently stand at 55.1% in favor to 44.9% opposed.
Coloradans to vote on providing free healthy meals for all students
(Castle Rock, CO) In a few weeks, Colorado voters will decide whether to provide free meals for all K-12 public school students by increasing state taxes for individuals earning a federally adjusted gross income of $300,000 or more.