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Automatic Waivers

Below is a list of the waivers that are available to charter schools upon the establishment of a signed charter contact. A charter school is not required to submit a rationale and replacement plan for an automatic waiver.


Automatic Waiver List (Current from 6/2/2017 to Present)
State Statute Citation Description
22-32-109(1)(f), C.R.S. Local board duties concerning selection of staff and pay
22-32-109(1)(t), C.R.S. Determine educational program and prescribe textbooks
22-32-110(1)(h), C.R.S. Local board powers-Terminate employment of personnel
22-32-110(1)(i), C.R.S. Local board duties-Reimburse employees for expenses
22-32-110(1)(j), C.R.S. Local board powers-Procure life, health, or accident insurance
22-32-110(1)(k), C.R.S. Local board powers-Policies relating the in-service training and official conduct
22-32-110(1)(ee), C.R.S. Local board powers-Employ teachers’ aides and other non-certificated personnel
22-32-126, C.R.S. Employment and authority of principals
22-33-104(4), C.R.S. Compulsory school attendance-Attendance policies and excused absences
22-63-301, C.R.S. Teacher Employment Act- Grounds for dismissal
22-63-302, C.R.S. Teacher Employment Act-Procedures for dismissal of teachers
22-63-401, C.R.S. Teacher Employment Act-Teachers subject to adopted salary schedule
22-63-402, C.R.S. Teacher Employment Act-Certificate required to pay teachers
22-63-403, C.R.S. Teacher Employment Act-Describes payment of salaries
22-1-112, C.R.S School Year-National Holidays

View an Excel spreadsheet of this automatic waiver list (XLS)

Below is a standardized description and rationale document for each automatic waiver, created by CDE, that charter schools need to post on their financial transparency page.

Automatic Waivers for Charter Schools (DOC)

Automatic Waivers for Charter Schools (Spanish-DOC)