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Which Jeffco charter schools are still not in compliance with the law?

Jeffco charter schools fail to comply laws regarding waivers An illuminating article released by Support Jeffco Kids describes how many Jefferson County Public Schools charter schools have shrugged their responsibilities for reporting the laws they are waived from as required by

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Jeffco school board says no, again, to Walton-backed charter

The Jefferson County Board of Education, for a second time, turned down an application for a charter school with ties to the Walton Foundation. Marianne Goodland, The Colorado Independent, January 13, 2017 The board voted 3-2 Thursday evening to reject

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Rejected Jeffco charter gets second chance from state board of education

Great Work Montessori School, a proposed preK-8 charter whose application was rejected last month by the Jefferson County Board of Education, has been revived by the Colorado Board of Education. Marianne Goodland, The Colorado Independent, December 14, 2016 The state

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The charter school shell game: money, money, who’s got the money?

The charter school shell game: money, money, who's got the money?

Colorado charter school audits and financial transparency run amok in Jefferson County Public Schools! Have you ever seen someone get hustled by a street shell game? You know the kind, a charmer on a street corner makes a convincing show of

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Aurora Public Schools struggle with charter school concerns

Aurora Public Schools sever contract with one Charter School and express additional concerns about inappropriate contact between CDE and another charter

Aurora Public Schools sever contract with one Charter School and express additional concerns about inappropriate contact between CDE and another charter According to an Aurora Sentinel article, Aurora Public Schools Superintendent, Rico Munn, advised the district school board to sever their

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Woodrow Wilson Charter Academy

Colorado Law Waivers 28 waivers including the following waiver of serious concern: C.R.S. 22-63-201 Employment – license required – exception Statute Definition  22-1-112 School year – national holidays. The school year shall begin on the first day of July and end

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Two Roads Charter School

Colorado Law Waivers 25 waivers including the following waiver of serious concern: C.R.S. 22-63-201 Employment – license required – exception Statute Definition  22-1-112 School year – national holidays. The school year shall begin on the first day of July and end

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Rocky Mountain Deaf School

Colorado Law Waivers 28 waivers including the following waiver of serious concern: C.R.S. 22-63-201 Employment – license required – exception Statute Definition  22-1-112 School year – national holidays. The school year shall begin on the first day of July and end

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Rocky Mountain Academy of Evergreen

Colorado Law Waivers 24 waivers including the following waiver of serious concern: C.R.S. 22-63-201 Employment – license required – exception Statute Definition  22-1-112 School year – national holidays. The school year shall begin on the first day of July and end

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New America School

Colorado Law Waivers 26 waivers including the following waiver of serious concern: C.R.S. 22-63-201 Employment – license required – exception Statute Definition  22-1-112 School year – national holidays. The school year shall begin on the first day of July and end

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