When President Biden took office, fewer than half of K-12 schools were fully open for in-person learning. Today, thanks to the President's swift actions and historic investments, every school in America is open safely for in-person instruction.
The first study of the long-term impact of the KIPP charter network, with 280 schools and almost 120,000 students in 21 states and D.C., reveals that students who attended a KIPP middle school and a KIPP high school were nearly twice as likely to complete a four-year college than a sample of similar students who did not attend KIPP.
Please join us February 27 & 28 at our 2024 Annual Conference for a dynamic and informative event. The Annual Conference provides access to school leaders, board members, business managers and administrative and classroom staff from over 268 charter schools, serving 137,000+ students in more than 70 communities across Colorado. Our annual, in-person conference draws between 800-1000 attendees and our primary focus is on all types of school leaders who lead, run, manage, and purchase for the charter schools in the state.
Every three years the Colorado Department of Education is required by law to develop an objective report about the current state of charter public schools in Colorado. The 2019 edition of this report was recently released. What follows is a brief synopsis of some of the report’s main findings.
During the Colorado legislative session, we keep an updated summary of bills currently in the legislature that affect charter schools. In addition to a bill number, title and description, we include each bill’s last dated action and a link to its fiscal note. Color codes offer easy identification of those bills that have been sent to the governor, signed into law or postponed indefinitely. Log in to view the latest bill tracker.
I started writing about socioeconomic and racial segregation in Denver Public schools 28 years ago, when, as a Denver Post reporter, I covered the district’s decision to return to neighborhood schools after a federal court order mandating busing for integration was lifted in 1995.