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Charter schools celebrate 23 years in Colorado

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Colorado charter schools celebrated 23 years of offering educational options with a rally last week that drew more than 600 participants.

The charter sector is already strong in Colorado, with more than 220 schools open, and 10-15 new charters opening every year. Around 12 percent of Colorado’s students (more than 103,000) attend a charter and, if charter schools were their own district, it would be the largest in Colorado.

Read more at Complete Colorado.

 

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Amelia Hamilton is Watchdog.org’s education correspondent. She is also a blogger and author of the Growing Patriots children's books. A lifelong writer and patriot, she also loves hockey, old cars, old movies and apple juice. Amelia has a master’s degree in both English and 18th-century history from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Her dog Virgil is her co-pilot. Amelia can be reached at [email protected]