Denver Charter School Grantees Explore Expansion Into Aurora - Gates Family Foundation

High-performing charter and Gates grantee Rocky Mountain Prep was approved to take over low-performing Fletcher Community School in Aurora Public Schools (APS), and opened doors to preschool students in fall of 2016. Meanwhile, Gates grantee Denver School of Science and Technology continues ongoing negotiations with APS to open a school in the district.

To read more about Rocky Mountain Prep:

Chalkbeat – Aurora school board approves charter school being eyed as replacement for struggling elementary

To read more about DSST Public Schools:

Chalkbeat – Denver’s largest charter school network, DSST, eyes expansion in Aurora

Chalkbeat – Aurora school board raises red flags about bringing DSST charter to district, but signs off on continuing negotiations