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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
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Two Rivers School charter application on hold pending building debt refinancing »
Two Rivers School charter application on hold   pending building debt refinancing Glenwood Springs-based charter...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Meet Kate Mishara of Wyatt Academy in Cole and Whittier Neighborhood »
Meet Kate Mishara of Wyatt Academy in Cole and Whittier Neighborhood  Mishara speaks on the strides  local chart...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Thornton Charter School to Develop New Athletic Facility »
Thornton Charter School to Develop New Athletic Facility  Pinnacle Charter School will begin  developing athleti...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
State Board orders HOPE Online to close its elementary operations following low performance »
State Board orders HOPE Online to close its elementary operations following low performance Closing HOPE represents th...
Friday, February 7, 2020
Ute Mountain Ute charter moving forward in Towaoc »
Ute Mountain Ute charter moving forward in Towaoc  Ute Mountain to open Kindergarten  to third grade to start...
Friday, February 7, 2020
Sanitas Academy withdraws application to open charter high school in BVSD »
Sanitas Academy withdraws application  to open charter high school in BVSD  Timing not right as Boulder charter...
Friday, February 7, 2020
Proposal to refund Colorado teachers some of what they spend on school supplies »
Proposal to refund Colorado teachers portion of what they spend on school supplies  Colorado's legislators  are...
Friday, February 7, 2020
‘Lives are at stake’: Students, teachers plead for Denver district to do more in face of rising gun »
‘Lives are at stake’: Students, teachers plead for Denver district to do more in face of rising gun violence  More su...
Friday, January 31, 2020
Some Colorado teachers could earn more waiting tables. Lawmakers hope to change that. »
Some Colorado teachers could earn more waiting tables. Lawmakers hope to change that. Back on the legislative agenda,...
Friday, January 31, 2020
French American School of Denver Set To Open In Denver Public Schools System This Fall »
French American School of Denver Set To Open In Denver Public Schools System This Fall French immersion school  ...
Friday, January 31, 2020
Textbook costs can bust college students’ budgets. Colorado professors are turning the page... »
Textbook costs straining college students’ budgets. Colorado professors are turning the page with free resources. The...
Friday, January 31, 2020
How Schools are Expanding the Definition of Student Success »
GALS among Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s top schools Chan Zuckerberg Initiative  highlights top schools in Compre...
Friday, January 24, 2020
APS extends contracts with 5 charter schools »
APS extends contracts with five charter schools:  Serving more than 3,300 students,  Aurora extends contracts wi...
Friday, January 24, 2020
Polis pitches preschool expansion, insists Colorado can afford it »
Polis pitches preschool expansion, insists Colorado can afford it:  Colorado Gov. Jared Polis supports a preschool e...
Friday, January 24, 2020
Colorado legislature proposes giving $3,000 scholarship to students who graduate early »
Colorado legislature proposes giving $3,000 scholarship to students who graduate early:  New bill introduces scholar...
Friday, January 17, 2020
Denver school choice: What are enrollment zones? And are they working? »
WHAT ARE ENROLLMENT ZONES:  School choice, enrollment zones  and what you need to know. Chalkbeat
Friday, January 17, 2020
In State of the State, Colorado governor points to ‘systemic problem’ in school funding, pitches... »
SCHOOL FUNDING PROBLEM:  Here  is how Gov. Polis aims to solve it. Chalkbeat
Friday, January 17, 2020
This Week’s ESSA News: A Boost for Early Education in Colorado... »
BOOST IN EARLY EDUCATION:  See how this  $34 million grant  intends to impact education in Colorado. The 74
Friday, January 17, 2020
Poll by conservative education group finds bipartisan support for choice, charters »
BIPARTISAN SUPPORT:  Colorado voters want more money going toward education without raising taxes  Where does th...
Friday, January 10, 2020
Charter school closer to leaving Douglas County School District »
ONE STEP CLOSER:  Charter school closer to leaving Douglas County School District . Ascent Classical Academy first a...
Friday, January 10, 2020
APS chief recommends 5 Aurora charter schools contract renewals »
CONTRACT RENEWAL RECOMMENDATION:  Five charter schools with more than 3,300 students will stay open  in Aurora...
Friday, January 10, 2020
Now we know the full cost of Colorado’s full-day kindergarten expansion »
KINDERGARTEN COST:  Now we know the full cost of Colorado’s full-day kindergarten expansion  — 1,400 more...
Friday, December 6, 2019
Denver’s Next Journey: Charters, Innovation Schools, and School Budgeting »
NEW REPORT: A+ Colorado concludes the Denver’s Next Journey series with Charters, Innovation Schools, and School Budgetin...
Friday, December 6, 2019
THE PODIUM | Charters, choice distinguish Colorado's schools nationwide »
PERSPECTIVE:  Charters, choice  distinguish Colorado's schools nationwide.  
Friday, December 6, 2019
Alta Vista Charter School Selected for Academic Achievement Award »
KUDOS:  Alta Vista Charter School  Selected for Academic Achievement Award.  
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Thompson schools honored for performance »
EXCELLENT STUDENT GROWTH:  Congrats to  New Vision Charter School  and  Highline Academy Charter Schoo...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
QuestBotics founder testing system with Flagstaff Academy students’ help »
PARTNERSHIP:  QuestBotics founder testing system with  Flagstaff Academy  students’ help.  
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Performing Arts Charter School Approved in Aurora »
Denver, CO (November 20, 2019) – During its November 19th board meeting, the Colorado Charter School Institute (CSI) Board...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Colorado Early Colleges Parker Wins John Irwin Award »
  DENVER, CO (November 18, 2019) – Colorado Early Colleges Parker , a public charter school authorized by t...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Highline Academy Receives Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award »
Denver, CO, Nov. 19, 2019: Highline Academy Charter Schools’ Southeast campus has been awarded the Governor’s Distinguishe...
Friday, November 1, 2019
Colorado Springs District 49 charter school gets new name, building »
CH-CH CHANGES: Some things are changing at Grand Peak Academy — including its name and location — but the core of the Scho...
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New Legacy Charter School Offers Classes For High School Students And Their Children »
HEAD START:  New Legacy Charter School  may look like a typical high school on the outside, yet inside it’s act...
Friday, November 1, 2019
Cool Schools: Wyatt Academy opens resource hub for students and families in need »
COOL SCHOOL:  See how this  charter school  is making a big impact in its community and why it was named th...
Friday, October 25, 2019
BVSD updates charter school application rules »
BVSD UPDATES:   BVSD updates  charter school application rules.  
Friday, October 25, 2019
Charter school builds courtyard to help students focus on mental health »
MENTAL HEALTH COURTYARD:  Charter school  builds courtyard to help students focus on mental health.  

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