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Very few are worth the heartache. If you're desperate for a job, fine. You would be making more than working at Walmart, but you'll be working harder.
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I agree 100 percent. A BIG clue of a BAD charter is the teacher turnover rate. If you are a brand new teacher with a lot of other brand new staff members, there is probably a reason for it...poor pay, terrible working conditions, 0% job security, unprofessional/incompetent administration, or clueless board members...hopefully, it's not all of the above.

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Jul 10, 2009
Don On 5/05/09, UT Teacher wrote: > Charter Schools are becoming the rage out here (UT). I have 2 former > students who say they are transferring to a charter school next year. > These 2 are never on time and forget homework about once a week. Their > parents are not involved in their education. Yet for some reason their > parents think ...See More
Oct 18, 2009
dave Don do you speak any English? I you believe you do you must be and idiot. no offence

On 10/18/09, Don wrote: > On 5/05/09, UT Teacher wrote: >> Charter Schools are becoming the rage out here (UT). I have 2 former >> students who say they are transferring to a charter school next year. >> These 2 are never on time and f...See More
May 13, 2010
Moriah Dave that was very harsh!! I am new here but would like it if everyone acted civilized.

My kids have been in COVA (Colorado Virtual Academy) which is a charter school and they have loved it and I have loved all the support we have gotten over the past 4 years from the teachers.

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May 18, 2010
TexastoColorado What do charter schools in Colorado usually pay? I'm moving from Texas to Colorado and on average the pay in CO is about $14000 less annually. I noticed that none of the charter schools post their pay scales. This will be my first teaching job ever and I've heard quite a few horror stories about finding a teaching position in CO. I'll be in Colorad...See More
Dec 28, 2010


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