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May 5, 2010
State: Cesar Chavez “squandered taxpayer money”
An audit of the Cesar Chavez Schools Network depicts rampant nepotism, unchecked credit-card spending and compensation topping $300,000 for top executives
April 16, 2010
Carroll proposes charter standards study
House Speaker Terrance Carroll, D-Denver, Friday introduced a revised charter school regulation bill, proposing the issues of charter school and authorizer standards be studied by an appointed…
February 12, 2010
PERA advances; 3 charter bills introduced
The House passed the PERA rescue plan Friday, and House Speaker Terrance Carroll introduced three bills intended to improve charter school quality.
October 3, 2009
Hernandez, wife fired from Cesar Chavez
Lawrence Hernandez and his wife Annette, the controversial founders of the Cesar Chavez Schools Network, were fired late Friday after an 11-hour executive session.
October 3, 2009
Chavez saga twists & turns not yet over
Nancy Mitchell recounts the high drama that led to Friday's firings of Lawrence and Annette Hernandez from the Cesar Chavez Schools Network.
September 26, 2009
Hernandez down but not out at Chavez
PUEBLO – An emotional five-hour meeting ended Friday with Lawrence Hernandez out of the top job at the charter schools network he founded but still…
September 25, 2009
Hernandez, wife out at Cesar Chavez?
Earlier versions of this story misidentified a Cesar Chavez Schools Network employee who was placed on paid administrative leave. This version is correct. Pueblo news…
August 10, 2009
Chavez schools: An ongoing tale of conflict, controversy
As recent events attest, the Cesar Chavez Schools Network is an organization mired in controversy. This magazine-length article provides a comprehensive look at the network, its players, and the multiple sources of tumult.
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