Bill addresses charter school waivers from 18 state laws

A proposal put forth March 3 in the Colorado Legislature would eliminate the automatic waivers for charter schools from 18 Colorado laws and require charters to provide a plan on how they will meet each law’s intent. House Bill 16-1343, sponsored by Rep. Dominick Moreno (D–Commerce City), raises accountability and transparency on charter schools while ensuring they comply with state law.

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.