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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 Director at the Colorado League of Charter Schools. 

 

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CO Charter School News
Friday, October 11, 2019
Is Denver’s Era of Education Reform Coming to an End? »
FLIP THE BOARD:  Is  Denver’s Era of Education Reform  Coming to an End?  
Friday, October 11, 2019
The 74, Roland Martin and Partners Look to Denver as the Sixth Stop in Their National Town Hall Educ »
IS SCHOOL CHOICE THE BLACK CHOICE?  The 74, Roland Martin and Partners Look to Denver as the Sixth Stop in Their ...
Friday, October 4, 2019
$10 million grant aims to help Denver high schools better serve black and Latino students »
EQUITY: $10 million grant aims to help Denver high schools better serve black and Latino students.  
Friday, October 4, 2019
Atlas Prep breaks ground on inaugural elementary school in southeast Colorado Springs »
BREAKING GROUND:  Atlas Preparatory School  opened as a Harrison School District 2-authorized charter school in...
Friday, September 20, 2019
No one in Colorado knows is Colorado programs are making schools safer, state auditor reports »
SCHOOL SAFETY FINDINGS:  No one knows if Colorado programs are making schools safer,  state auditor reports ....
Friday, September 20, 2019
African-American students score higher at DSST schools »
DSST: CLOSING THE GAP:  African-American students score higher at  DSST schools . Personal relationships are key...
Friday, September 20, 2019
Denver’s Next Journey: Investing in Teachers »
LATEST REPORT:  A+ Colorado releases Investing in Teachers, the  fifth report  in Denver’s Next Journey ser...
Friday, September 20, 2019
Aurora Public Schools breaks ground on new science and tech charter school »
BREAKING GROUND:  Aurora Public Schools breaks ground on  new science and tech charter school .  
Friday, September 13, 2019
Special Delivery: Denver Teacher Goes Into Labor at School — and Soon, Baby Zara Is Born »
SPECIAL DELIVERY:  Check out this  amazing story  out of DSST: Conservatory Green. Not your typical day at...
Friday, September 13, 2019
Colorado Springs school gets its own airplane, and other charter school news for 2019-2020 SY »
CHARTER NEWS:  Colorado Springs school gets its own airplane, and other  charter school news  for 2019-2020...
Monday, September 9, 2019
How do school funding and student readiness match up in Colorado? »
K-12 EDUCATION FUNDING:  K-12 funding in Colorado  is at an all-time high, but still more than one-third of stu...
Monday, September 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
School Pool Helps Parents Manage School Commute: ‘Builds A Sense Of Community’ »
INNOVATIVE TRANSPORTATION:  School Pool  Helps Parents Manage School Commute: ‘Builds A Sense Of Community.’...
Monday, September 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
District compact with area charter schools aimed at better coordination »
COMPACT:  A compact  between the Roaring Fork School District and several area charter schools has not only imp...
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
TOP 25 HIGH SCHOOLS CLT NATIONAL RANKINGS »
2019 Top High Schools by median CLT score Since 2016, more than 30,000 students from over 1,200 schools have taken th...
Friday, August 30, 2019
Colorado Education Programs Model Excellence »
FINALIST:  Colorado Succeeds Announces Nine Finalists for The Succeeds Prize Excellence in Education Awards. Find out...
Friday, August 30, 2019
Colorado Springs charter tops Pikes Peak region in SAT scores »
SAT SCORES:  Colorado Springs  charter tops Pikes Peak region in SAT scores.  
Friday, August 30, 2019
Aerospace middle school Colorado Skies Academy opens at Centennial Airport »
FLYING HIGH:  The awkward middle school years got an exciting boost for many students last week when  Colorado S...
Friday, August 30, 2019
French immersion K-8 and high school modeled after historically black colleges OK’d in Denver »
APPROVED:  The Denver school board on Thursday unanimously  approved two homegrown, parent-proposed schools &nbs...
Friday, August 23, 2019
Flagstaff Academy’s pride front and center this year »
PRIDE:  Flagstaff Academy, a K-8 charter school in Longmont is beginning its new school year with  the launch &n...
Friday, August 23, 2019
Back to school: Study identifies reasons why Colorado teachers leave their schools »
HIGH MOBILITY:  Keeping quality teachers in the classroom  is a challenge  for many school districts around...
Friday, August 23, 2019
These 30 people will help reimagine Denver’s controversial school rating system »
CHANGES COMING:  Concerns with how  Denver rates its schools  emerged as one of the hottest topics during l...
Friday, August 23, 2019
This Fort Collins high school's seniors posted the highest SAT scores in Colorado in 2019 »
HIGH PERFORMERS:  For the second year in a row, Liberty Common High School’s incoming senior class posted  the h...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Across the board, Denver students making above-average progress on tests, study shows »
DENVER DATA:  A  new study  finds that Denver students are making more progress on standardized tests than...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Local artists donate time to put up murals in Denver’s Wyatt Academy »
COMMUNITY:  Leaders at a charter school in Denver's Cole neighborhood called on  the community  to welcome...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Back to school — all day; Full-day kindergarten rolls out across the region »
FULL-DAY KINDERGARTEN:  Aurora school districts have rolled out their full-day kindergarten programs, fulfilling a&nb...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Most Colorado students not proficient in reading and math — but there’s some good news »
RESULTS ARE IN:  The 2019 Colorado test results released Thursday paint a student performance picture that is substan...
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....

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