Blog Archives

John Oliver pokes fun at serious charter school issues across the US

John Oliver pokes fun at serious charter school issues across the US

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO), humorously explores charter schools issues With so many children in charter schools (6,700 charter schools with almost 3 million students), it is no wonder that problems are popping into the limelight. John Oliver reveals

Posted in Charter Info, Community Contribution, Money, Reports Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Articles, Aurora Public Scools, Charter Info, Colorado Charter Schools, Colorado Department of Education, Community Contribution, Community Contributions, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

Are Colorado Charter schools in Jeffco getting free money?

Charter Schools Capital Improvements and Debt Service Issues

  Jeffco Colorado taxpayers were directly affected by the debt service obligations for charter school projects in the 2004 and 2012 bond construction programs According to a recent report, charter schools were not required to pay for any portion of

Posted in Articles, Charter Info, Colorado Charter Schools, Community Contribution, Community Contributions, Jeffco, Money, Montessori Peaks Academy Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

Charter schools lead the way to declining science test scores

Charter schools lead the way to declining science test scores

Recent science test scores reveal Weld County Colorado charter schools show notable losses. According to an article by The Tribune,Weld County Colorado science test scores dropped overall, however, the data reveals a more significant decline in charter school performance. Results for the Colorado

Posted in Articles, Charter Info, Colorado Charter Schools, Community Contribution, Community Contributions, Reports Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Has a lack of Colorado charter school transparency allowed for more conflicts of interest?

DSST Potential Conflict of interest

More holes in Colorado’s charter school oversight structures. Despite the well intended safeguards put in place through the Colorado Charter Schools Act (C.R.S. 22-30.5-104), and other legal requirements for education providers to provide the public with transparent access to their

Posted in Articles, Charter Info, Charter School Law, Colorado Charter Schools, Colorado Open Records Act, Community Contribution, Community Contributions, Jeffco, Money, Montessori Peaks Academy, Open Meetings Law, Reports Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,