Suit Targets Colorado Charter Agency

Albanese, Elizabeth
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/6/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32417, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by the Poudre School District against the Colorado Charter School Institute. The lawsuit filed, was due to its allegations that Colorado Charter School Institute is an unconstitutional state agency due to its take over of local elected school boards. The Institute was created as part of the circumvent of what many advocates believed on the hostility of the local school boards to the nontraditional schools.


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