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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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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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New Charter School Info!

CAREColoradoKids.org has added a new resource to keep our community informed about charter school issues. The “Do you know?” section is designed to provide information about charter school waivers, teacher licensing, and more. Visit this new section frequently for the most

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Fully Licensed Educators in Jefferson County Public Schools

Total Fully Licensed vs Unlicensed Jeffco Charter School Educators

According to the Colorado Department of Education, the current Highly Qualified (HQ) rules in Colorado require that a fully licensed teacher holds a current Colorado teaching license. This includes: Initial license Professional license Interim authorization Master teacher license (previously Master Teacher Licenses) Alternative

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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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