Colorado Charter Schools

261 Charter Schools
125,017 Students in Charter Schools
1993 Year Legislation Passed

State Resources

Stakeholder Engagement for Common Enrollment Systems ReportsCenter on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE)29 Aug, 2014 This March 2014 issue brief from CRPE looks at the experiences of leaders in two cities—New Orleans and Denver—and the stakeholder pol­itics they encountered as they set up their… Read more
Understanding the Charter School Special Education Gap: Evidence from Denver, Colorado ReportsCRPE01 Jun, 2014 Charter schools have expanded rapidly across the nation and throughout Colorado over the last decade. Today, about 16 percent of Denver’s public school students in kindergarten… Read more
Searching for Excellence: A Five-City, Cross-State Comparison of Charter School Quality ReportsPublic Impact, Thomas B. Fordham Institute19 Mar, 2013 This March 2013 report from the Public Impact and Thomas B. Fordham Institute offers analysis of the quality of charter schools in five cities: Albany, New York; Chicago, Illinois… Read more
A Mission to Serve: How Public Charter Schools Are Designed to Meet the Diverse Demands of Our Communities ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools17 May, 2012 This report from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) profiles six charter schools that have “proved successful at closing the achievement gap for their… Read more
Framework for Effective Teaching: Evidence Guide ToolkitsDenver Public Schools01 Mar, 2012 Denver Public Schools' Framework for Effective Teaching is a model that charter schools might want to further explore when designing teacher evaluation systems. In order to reduce… Read more
Denver District-Charter Collaboration Council, 2012 Presentation 02 Jan, 2012 This presentation at the November 2012 Best Cooperative Practices: Charter and Traditional Public Schools Conference in Denver, Colorado, focuses on the structure and operation of… Read more
Better Choices: Charter Incubation As a Strategy for Improving the Charter School Sector ReportsPublic Impact08 Dec, 2011 This December 2011 policy brief from the Cities for Education Entrepreneurship Trust and the Thomas B. Fordham Institute discusses the use and means of supporting local incubator… Read more
Colorado League of Charter Schools: New School Development and Replication Colorado League of Charter Schools01 Oct, 2011 Through multimedia, including videos and downloadable publications, the Colorado League of Charter Schools has built a comprehensive website to guide individuals interested in… Read more