Myth Busting: GVCA Misused Funds to Support ACA
MYTH: GVCA Misused Funds to Support ACA FACT: WRONG. A disgruntled Golden View Classical Academy (GVCA) board member, who was later removed from the board, has been publicly making these claims that were independently investigated and cleared over a year ago. When...
Myth Busting: ACA Affiliated Schools are Underperforming
Ascent Classical Academies, to include Golden View Classical Academy, are high performing charter schools in high demand. Click above to read more.
Myth Busting: ACAF Wants to Arm All Teachers
WRONG. This is an unfounded rumor. ACAF publicly told BVSD that they would not arm teachers. Click above to read more.
Myth Busting: The ACAF steering committee includes two ACA employees who will be on the governing board
As ACAF has assured BVSD multiple times, the two members of the steering committee who work for the CMO (ACA) will not transition to the ACAF board. Click above to read more.
Myth Busting: ACAF Teaches Abstinence Sex Education Only
WRONG. As ACAF has clearly stated to BVSD board and staff, the school does not teach an abstinence only sex program. Click above to read more.
Myth Busting: ACAF Only Has 30% of Their Projected Enrollment from Families Within BVSD Boundaries
WRONG. ACAF currently has over 660 letters of intent and approximately 50% come from BVSD zipcodes. Click above to read more.
Myth Busting: ACAF Has No Plans to Recruit Latino/Hispanic Populations or Underserved Families
WRONG. In fact ACAF did address how they planned to recruit Latino/Hispanic students, including community outreach, Spanish materials, and a weighted lottery. Click above to read more.
Myth Busting: ACAF Wants to Discriminate Against LGBTQ and Has Asked to Waive Out of Protections
WRONG. ACA does not discriminate and agrees with the intent of BVSD’s policy. However, as with all charters, ACA asked for a waiver for enforcement. Click above to read more.
Myth Busting: ACAF Is A Privately Run, Religiously Based Charter School
WRONG. Ascent Classical Academy Flatirons is a public charter school and not allowed to be affiliated with or promote a religion, in accordance with Colorado law. Click above to read more.