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Below are news and information items about charter schools, the charter movement and the League in Colorado.

 

Member Schools of the Colorado League of Charter Schools may submit their news items for posting on this page. Email items to Kerri Barclay, Communications Manager at the Colorado League of Charter Schools. 

 

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CO Charter School News
Friday, August 9, 2019
If Colorado wants to stop the next school shooting, the state needs to get on the same page »
SAFETY:  To stop the next school shooting,  Colorado needs statewide policies  to assess and prevent threat...
Friday, August 9, 2019
THANK YOU, LIBERTY »
CHARTER GRAD:  Read about this student  from Liberty Common High School in Fort Collins. NAPCS is celebrating c...
Friday, June 7, 2019
An Amazing Story of How Kids Went from Playing RPGs to Designing One »
STUDENT EMPOWERMENT:  Cameron Hays, Denver Language School's Gifted and Talented Director, taught his students what R...
Friday, June 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Douglas County schools eye districtwide safety plan in wake of STEM shooting »
SAFETY:  Douglas County schools are  moving forward with security upgrades  and hiring more counselors with...
Friday, June 7, 2019
Superintendents: Colorado schools must evolve to prepare students for a changing economy »
SUPERINTENDENT PANEL:  This panel of Colorado Superintendents  believe schools must evolve to prepare students...
Friday, June 7, 2019
Graduates celebrate beating the odds »
FIRST GENERATION -  Five years ago, there was an idea to start a charter school in a part of Denver where kids were n...
Thursday, June 6, 2019
FIRST DLS KINDERGARTEN CLASS CONTINUES AS 8TH GRADERS; DONATES $20,019 »
FIRST DLS KINDERGARTEN CLASS CONTINUES AS 8TH GRADERS; DONATES $20,019   Denver Language School’s (...
Friday, May 31, 2019
Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley, local schools join forces to house educators »
HOUSING FOR EDUCATORS:  A partnership  between Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley and Eagle County Schools is the...
Friday, May 31, 2019
How are Colorado schools doing? Advocates say the state still holds back too much data »
REPORT CARD:  How are Colorado schools doing?  Advocates  say the state still holds back too much data....
Friday, May 31, 2019
Denver’s Justice High School Marks 10 Years Of Giving Students A Second Chance »
SECOND CHANCE:  Denver’s Justice High School  Marks 10 Years Of Giving Students A Second Chance  
Friday, May 24, 2019
To better serve black students, Denver will help a community group develop its school »
COLLABORATION:  The Denver school board took a vote that could signal  a new era of collaboration  in a dis...
Friday, May 24, 2019
BVSD considers ways to improve charter application process »
ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT:  The Boulder Valley school board at its Tuesday work session talked about  how to improve...
Friday, May 24, 2019
After An Appeal From Students, DSST Renames Their Stapleton School To Montview »
STUDENT-LED CAMPAIGN:  Denver School Of Science And Technology (DSST) Public Schools has renamed its founding school,...
Friday, May 24, 2019
Magellan Strategies Colorado Education Issues Survey »
RESULTS ARE IN:  Magellan Strategies released a survey of 731 voters in Colorado to measure and understand their opin...
Friday, May 10, 2019
For the first time, Denver’s largest charter network didn’t get space for a high school »
DENIED:   For the first time , Denver’s largest charter network didn’t get space for a high school.  
Friday, May 10, 2019
Colorado lawmakers made big investments in public education — but few major policy changes »
BIG INVESTMENT:  Colorado lawmakers made  big investments in public education — but few major policy changes....
Friday, May 10, 2019
'Here We Are Again.' Juvenile Female, Adult Male in Custody After Shooting at K-12 School in Denver »
NOT AGAIN:  Tragedy  strikes again but this time closer to home.  
Friday, May 10, 2019
Swallows breaks ground for $20 million expansion »
EXPANSION:  Swallows Charter Academy's expansion is made possible by a  $19.8 million Building Excellent Schools...
Friday, May 3, 2019
Colorado Legislature Passes Bill Funding Full-Day Kindergarten »
AWAITING APPROVAL:  The legislation  now heads to the desk of Gov. Jared Polis, who campaigned on the issue and...
Friday, May 3, 2019
Best High Schools in Colorado »
RANKINGS: The U.S. News & World Report has released the 2019 rankings of the Best High Schools in Colorado, and six of...
Friday, April 26, 2019
Teaching tolerance: Loveland students make butterflies in honor of the holocaust »
TEACHING TOLERANCE:  See what these  local charter school students  learned about this historic event and t...
Friday, April 26, 2019
More important than ever for students to learn financial literacy, Colorado Springs educators say »
FINANCIAL LITERACY:  See how  these schools  are incorporating these important skills into the classroom.
Friday, April 26, 2019
Opinion: Alison Adams- Flagstaff Academy Students Take Action on Food Waste »
TAKING ACTION:  See how this  local charter school  is taking action when it comes to food waste.
Friday, April 26, 2019
Full-day kindergarten for Colorado gains Senate OK, nears governor’s desk »
HOMESTRETCH:  Universal full-day kindergarten in Colorado is on its way  to becoming reality  after initial...
Friday, April 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax windfall will benefit Colorado schools, especially rural ones »
FINANCIAL BOOST:  Tax windfall will benefit Colorado schools, especially rural ones.  Click here  to learn...
Friday, April 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Local charter schools not immune from facility challenges »
DIFFICULT HURDLE:  While the Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley school districts are among the better funded distric...
Friday, April 19, 2019
Denver school opens clothing store, laundromat, food pantry for students and their families »
COMMUNITY SCHOOL:  For more than a year,  leaders at the school  have worked to open a center not just for...
Friday, April 5, 2019
Calls are mounting to change Denver’s school rating system. Here’s how it works now. »
ACCOUNTABILITY REDO:  Eleven advocacy groups sent a joint letter this week to school district leaders, asking them to...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
2019 Class of Daniels Scholars »
  Congratulations to the 2019 Class of Daniels Scholars! The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year ann...
Monday, April 1, 2019
Bill introduced to fund all-day kindergarten across Colorado »
FULL-DAY-K BILL –  A bill to fund free full-day kindergarten for all in Colorado is now ...  KOAA
Monday, April 1, 2019
Aurora group proposes opening performing arts charter school »
NEW CHARTER:  Aurora group proposes opening performing arts charter school.  Chalkbeat Colorado
Monday, April 1, 2019
Here’s where 8 major bills stand as the Colorado General Assembly barrels toward the end of its work »
LEGISLATION:  Here's where 8 major bills stand as the Colorado General Assembly barrels toward the end of its ... Th...
Monday, April 1, 2019
What the $30.5 billion Colorado state budget means for you — yes, you »
BUDGET BILL:  Colorado's $30.5 billion state-budget package represents a 4 percent increase over the current budget,...
Monday, April 1, 2019
Adams 14 chooses a second group to manage its district, giving Mapleton an ultimatum »
ULTIMATUM:  The school board of the troubled Adams 14 district has given its would-be outside manager, the Mapleton s...
Friday, March 22, 2019
Counselors Couldn’t Keep Up With Our Growing Mental Health Crisis, So Peers Stepped Up »
PEER MENTORING:  Read here to learn more about how  Westgate Community School in Thornton , is tackling the grow...

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