Last year’s compromise on funding equity led the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools to move Colorado up.
The national charter network that runs five schools in Denver plans to have a new five-year strategic plan by this summer which will include a roadmap for how the charter network will grow, as well as where.
A total of 910,280 public school students from preschool through 12th grade were counted in the annual student count day in October, up from 905,019 last year.
Denver school board election mailer’s false statement about ‘for-profit charter school’ draws criticism
The mailer was paid for by Brighter Futures for Denver Students, an independent expenditure committee that is supporting the candidacy of Jennifer Bacon, who has worked as a teacher, administrator and lawyer.
The numbers behind Denver’s “portfolio” of schools: More than half are charter and innovation schools
Nationally known for its embrace of school autonomy, Denver Public Schools now has more charter and innovation schools than traditional district-run schools.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rallied a conservative crowd in Denver and defended private-school vouchers as a way to help disadvantaged students.
PODER Academy founder Marcos Martinez submitted an application to take over low-performing Greenlee Elementary, which is slated to close next year.
Charter school funding fight — and a contentious amendment — shake up Colorado school finance debate
The amendment, which the Republican-controlled committee approved along party lines, does more for charter schools than what Sen. Owen Hill led lawmakers to believe.
An ongoing dispute over charter school funding in Colorado stole the spotlight as the Senate Education Committee deliberated a routine bill that divides state money among public schools.
In Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Colorado’s teachers union finds a useful face for the opposition
The union on its Facebook page published an image of DeVos and branded Senate Bill 61 as a “Betsy DeVos-Style Privatization Bill.”
Bill to equally fund Colorado charter schools earns first OK from Senate with changes giving districts more time
The bipartisan approval came after two days of intense debate that rehashed longstanding arguments over the role of charter schools.
Leaders of four charter school networks delivered an open letter to Denver Public Schools leadership Friday.
State board increasingly siding with charter schools on appeals, prompting Colorado districts to rethink their role
In the past three years, the Colorado State Board of Education has sided with charter schools in all but two appeals on proposed openings or other issues.
Wyatt Academy got what educators and families had been advocating for: a multi-year charter renewal.
Denver school board approves new DSST building on shared campus, pledges support for Northfield High
The Denver school board unanimously voted Thursday to place a charter school on the same campus as year-old Northfield High School over the objections of some Northfield parents and students, but not without making specific promises to support the school.