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New charter school law provides greater accountability, transparency to parents, taxpayers

House Bill 1375 requires charter schools make information available online about waived state requirements, additional revenue beyond taxpayer funds

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed House Bill 1375 into law, June 2, at the Rocky Mountain Prep Southwest Elementary School, a Denver charter school, opening a new chapter in transparency and accountability for charter schools in Colorado.

CEA support for House Bill 1099, giving students quality teachers they deserve

Rep. Joe Salazar, D-Thornton, introduced House Bill 16-1099, Jan. 19, which seeks to repeal a provision in the 2010 educator effectiveness law also known as Senate Bill 191, that has been misused by Denver Public Schools to arbitrarily remove quality teachers from classrooms.