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Fact Sheets

  • Innovation Act Waiver Requests (PDF)
    The Innovation Schools Act allows schools to obtain waivers from requirements stemming from three sources: state statutes and regulations, district policies and negotiated collective bargaining agreement provisions. This fact sheet provides guidance on restrictions in these categories that may be waived, application process and deadlines. 
  • Charter Waiver Requests (PDF)
    Charter schools may receive waivers from specified areas of statute once a charter contract has been established. This fact sheet provides guidance on charter school waiver requests and the requirements set in the Charter School Act that must be met. 
  • Waiver Requests (PDF)
    Colorado law allows districts to request waivers from certain areas of state statute and rule. These waivers can apply to the full district or individual schools within the district. These waivers are granted by the Colorado State Board of Education to enhance educational opportunity and quality.  This fact sheet provides waiver application content requirements and process. 

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