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Colorado teachers, administrators meet to provide more input into state ESSA plan

Colorado’s second statewide ESSA Summit took place January 17 at the Adams 12 Five Stars School District administration building in Thornton, bringing together about 220 educators to gather their insights, concerns and recommendations into Colorado’s state plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act.

School transparency, accountability put in jeopardy with Senate’s proposed charter funding mandate

The state’s largest group of educators is opposing a proposal in the legislature that would mandate how locally-approved dollars are spent in public schools. Senate Bill 17-061 would force districts to hand over money raised in local mill levy elections to charter schools with little oversight that those funds would be used as the voters intended.

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