A website aimed at improving financial transparency in school districts launched Friday.

The website, called "Financial Transparency for Colorado Schools," offers users, such as parents and businesses, a way to research how districts are using tax money, as well as compare school and districts throughout Colorado.

"This website illustrates in a clear and understandable manner how school districts use their limited resources to educate our students," said Katy Anthes, Colorado’s education commissioner.

The website is a result of legislation from 2010 and 2014 that sought to provide the public a deeper understanding of how education dollars are spent in schools.

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