Required Instruction

COLORADO LAWS REGARDING REQUIRED INSTRUCTION IN A PRIVATE SCHOOL

22-33-104. Compulsory school attendance

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(2) The provisions of subsection (1) of this section shall not apply to a child:

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(b) Who is enrolled for a minimum of one hundred seventy-two days in an independent or parochial school which provides a basic academic education. “Basic academic education” for the purpose of this article means the sequential program of instruction provided by an independent or parochial school. Such program shall include, but not be limited to, communication skills of reading, writing, and speaking, mathematics, history, civics, literature, and science.

Ref: C.R.S. 22-33-104
22-1-108. Federal constitution to be taught

In all public and private schools located within the state of Colorado, there shall be given regular courses of instruction in the constitution of the United States.

Ref: C.R.S. 22-1-108
22-1-109. Taught at what stages

Such instruction in the constitution of the United States shall begin not later than the opening of the junior high schools or seventh grade and shall continue in the high school course and in courses in state colleges, universities, and the educational departments of state and municipal institutions to an extent to be determined by the commissioner of education.

Ref: C.R.S. 22-1-109