Colorado Education Association Attempts Interference With School Management

Colorado Education Association teacher union officials are suing the state because the management of a underperforming school over to a private firm.  The union officials’ grounds for interference is “. . .  the lack of connection a private company like MGT has to the community.”  Jenny Brundin has the story on

Colorado’s largest teacher’s union is suing to stop plans to turn over the management of a struggling school district to a private firm.

On Tuesday, the Colorado Education Association filed a complaint with Denver district court against the State Board of Education and the local Adams 14 school board, asking for an injunction on the proposed takeover of the Adams 14 district by Florida-based MGT Consulting. It follows a lengthy community discussion over what entity should be tasked with improving outcomes in the district.