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League Statement on DPS Strike

Monday, February 11, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Peter Mason
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Statement on DCTA DPS Teachers’ Strike

Feb. 11, 2019


 The Colorado League of Charter Schools encourages representatives of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) and Denver Public Schools (DPS) to resolve their differences in order to end the strike as quickly as possible. Denver teachers deserve fair and equitable pay, and DPS has a responsibility to operate with a balanced budget while ensuring a high-quality education for its diverse student population. The League believes and hopes that the two organizations can find common ground that meets both of their legitimate needs. In the meantime, because public charter schools operate independently of the union, they will remain open to their families and continue to educate their students as usual.



About the Colorado League of Charter Schools


The Colorado League of Charter Schools is a nonprofit, membership-based organization that represents the interests of the state’s 225 charter schools and the families of the 124,000 students who attend them. Our mission is to improve student achievement by supporting Colorado’s charter schools, positively reshaping the public school landscape, and advancing opportunities for innovation and expanded high-quality public school choice. We want all Colorado students to have access to high-quality, publicly-funded school options. More information is available at