Colorado - Community Involvement in Local Governance: Stakeholders

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State law requires community member representation on school governance councils or in school improvement planning efforts.

C.R.S. 22-11-401. School accountability committee - creation - qualifications - elections

(1) (a) Each district public school and each institute charter school shall establish a school accountability committee. Each school accountability committee shall consist of at least seven members as follows:

  • (I) The principal of the school or the principal's designee;

  • (II) At least one teacher who provides instruction at the school;

  • (III) At least three parents or legal guardians of students enrolled in the school;

  • (IV) At least one adult member of an organization of parents, teachers, and students recognized by the school; and

  • (V) At least one person who is involved in business or industry in the community.

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