Montessori Peaks Academy

Montessori Peaks Academy

Montessori Peaks Academy

This page is dedicated to understanding the problems and issues facing Montessori Peaks Academy. If you have come here looking for help because you have experienced problems at MPA, rest assured you are not alone.

Please contact us at CAREColoradoKids@gmail.com and we will be happy to help. If you have been made to feel alone with your concerns, you have now found a community who has experienced problems with this school and staff, and are here to help.

Colorado Judge Declares Charter School Conducted Illegal Closed Door Meetings

Lawsuit finds Montessori Peaks Academy (Jeffco charter school) used illegal closed door meetings to hide discussions regarding mistreatment of students and teacher misconduct Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition (CFOIC) shines light on violations of Sunshine Laws by a Jefferson County

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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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Are Colorado Charter schools in Jeffco getting free money?

  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

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

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Why the types of charter schools matter

There are no doubts that charter schools are unique. In Jeffco, each charter school appears to be as different from each other as they are from their neighborhood school counterparts. The following information, as reported by Don Oatman in the “OVERLOOKED ISSUES

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OVERLOOKED ISSUES PERTAINING TO JEFFCO CHARTER SCHOOLS – A REVIEW

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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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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Lawsuit Claims Charter School Governance Violated Sunshine Law

Lawsuit alleges charter school, Montessori Peaks Academy, violated open meeting and open record laws. Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition (CFOIC) shines the light on possible violations of Sunshine Laws by a Jefferson County Public Schools charter school. In a posting on April

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Montessori Peaks Charter Academy

Colorado Law Waivers 29 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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Has Jeffco Failed to Investigate Charter School Conflicts of Interest?

This short video (5 minutes) describes what has been occurring, and NOT occurring, with Jefferson County Public Schools and the Montessori Peaks Charter Academy conflicts of interest investigation.  

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