Legal and Policy Library

Frequently Used Resources

Charter Modification

Opportunities for schools to grow and change do not always align with the contract renewal timeline. To ensure Institute schools can make contract changes when desired, the Institute has developed a Charter Modification Request Process. This process provides Institute...

Organizational Submissions & Audits

As a charter school authorizer and in line with best practice, CSI is responsible for implementing an accountability system that evaluates CSI schools' academic, financial, and operational performance (e.g., "CARS"). As one component of measuring operational...


Colorado law allows schools/districts to request waivers from certain areas of state statue and rule. The purpose is to allow autonomy in areas that will enhance educational opportunity and quality. Charter schools can implement their educational mission to its full...

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Policy Development

Sample Policies

Click on any of the topics below to be directed to a downloadable and editable sample policy. 2020-21 Instructional Time and Attendance Policies (to make use of remote learning flexibility) Colorado Open Records Requests Student Discipline Grievances Parent Right to...

Policy Guidance by Topic

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