Monthly Archives: May 2016


Issue Overlap

A Jeffco resident is curious why there appears to be nobody in Jeffco talking about why only 1 in 4 Montessori schools are American Montessori Society members, the impact that occurs from the noticeably reduced free and reduced lunch students

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Colorado’s Not Quite Independent Oversight of Charter Schools: A PR Watch Article

The Colorado Department of Education and the charter school industry are a little too close for comfort. A new review of documents provided to the Center for Media and Democracy/PR Watch from the state of Colorado shows close relationships between

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How Charter Schools are Dodging Colorado Laws: A Colorado Independent Article

Charter schools have been using waivers to get out of teaching comprehensive sexual health classes, state mandated hiring and firing practices, substitute teacher policies and many other rules. Who’s watching? Nobody. Read how Charters schools have been dodging Colorado laws in a

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