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Adams 14 School District
on to the work
June 15, 2017
State Board signs off on Adams 14, Adams City High School improvement plans
The Adams 14 School District will move forward with their plans to partner with Arizona-based Beyond Textbooks.
June 14, 2017
Adams 14 school improvement plan is back — with revisions — for key State Board of Education vote
The Colorado Board of Education is scheduled to hold a final vote on the Adams 14 district and high school improvement plan Thursday.
May 25, 2017
Educators working on creating more bilingual students worry new state requirements aren’t high enough
Educators that helped shape the seal of biliteracy offered in Denver, Adams 14 and Eagle have some concerns with low requirements for language proficiency in a new law.
May 11, 2017
State board gives initial support to plan for struggling Adams 14 district and high school
Adams 14 received initial approval for a plan to partner with an Arizona-based company to improve district schools, but has to better define the company's role.
May 9, 2017
To counteract years of instability at Adams City HS, local and state officials are planning big changes
While balancing a need for change and a need for stability, lots of changes in store for the struggling Adams City High School in Commerce City.
May 1, 2017
How Adams 14 plans to give an outside company authority over some school management
The Adams 14 School District will use Beyond Textbooks to help run three schools next year.
April 25, 2017
Commerce City students march to district building asking for a voice in their struggling school’s future
Students from Adams City High School walked out Tuesday asking for the district to pick a principal for their school and to give them a voice in school plans.
March 24, 2017
How the Adams 14 school district is empowering parents to join the classroom
The Adams 14 School District started a pilot this year to help train parents to teach kids to learn to read and provide a path for them to become paraprofessionals.
year in review
December 19, 2016
Movers and shakers: Significant comings and goings in Colorado education in 2016
Turnover in the education commissioner job, a sabbatical for Denver's schools chief and upheaval in suburban school district leadership marked 2016.
December 13, 2016
Adams 14 will retain low rating, setting district up for state sanctions
The state will not change the performance rating for the Commerce City school district meaning the state will have to take action soon.
December 5, 2016
Search for new leader for struggling Adams City High School will continue
Adams 14 will reopen the search for a new principal at Adams City High School after failing to choose from three finalists.
November 16, 2016
Adams 14 district seeks input to pick principal for low-performing high school
Among the three finalists for the principal job of Adams City High School is Mark Roberts, the former principal of Aurora Central High School.
October 19, 2016
New Adams 14 school board member pledges open communication, transparency
An Adams County Sheriff’s deputy detective who years ago graduated from Adams City High School will be the newest board member for the Adams 14…
September 30, 2016
Another challenge for the Adams 14 school district: filling a board vacancy
The Adams 14 school board is taking applications to fill an empty seat on the five-member board.
September 30, 2016
New Adams 14 superintendent: We need to bring along our English language learners — quickly
The new superintendent for Adams 14, Javier Abrego, talks about his priorities for improving the district. First, he says, ELL students must master English in two years.
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