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Denver Public Schools
9 hours ago
These 30 people will help reimagine Denver’s controversial school rating system
“This is going to be messy and emotionally charged."
August 16, 2019
Stand for Children endorses three candidates for Denver school board
The group has spent more than $200,000 over the past eight years to elect pro-reform candidates.
Updated August 16, 2019
Facing big test score gaps, Denver praises schools where students of color making progress
“We have a lot of work to do in closing gaps,” Superintendent Susana Cordova said.
August 14, 2019
Across the board, Denver students making above-average progress on tests, study shows
“The pattern of performance here is consistent,” said researcher Macke Raymond.
August 12, 2019
In a postmortem, leaders of Denver’s Imaginarium say test scores, bureaucracy are stifling innovation
The Denver school district’s intense focus on test scores makes it nearly impossible to spread teaching practices that would improve education, a new report says.
Updated August 5, 2019
More than twice as many Denver students were handcuffed than district originally reported
Nearly half of the students were black.
August 2, 2019
Find out how much Denver school board candidates have raised and spent
Deep-pocketed education organizations have announced their endorsements, but Denver school board candidates did not see big cash infusions — yet.
August 1, 2019
Candidate field for at-large Denver school board race narrows to two
Anna DeWitt dropped out after not winning the endorsement of the Denver teachers union.
July 31, 2019
Denver proposes rebuilding a campus that was the site of a controversial school closure
"This is not relaunching the comprehensive high school."
July 25, 2019
What Denver is doing to recruit more special education paraprofessionals — and keep them
It includes raising the starting pay to more than $15 an hour.
July 22, 2019
Coalition aimed at ‘flipping’ the Denver school board fails to agree on candidates
The election is Nov. 5.
July 19, 2019
One of four candidates drops out of southeast Denver school board race
“It does not feel right in my heart to go against the teachers union."
Updated July 25, 2019
Education reform group endorses three candidates in Denver school board election
The election is Nov. 5.
Updated August 2, 2019
Denver teachers union endorses three candidates for school board
The union endorsements are significant because the union historically spends big to help elect its slate of candidates.
Air pollution awareness
July 12, 2019
Many Denver schools with high asthma rates aren’t participating in a new air quality monitoring program
One goal of this program is to help school nurses identify asthma triggers and then develop individual health plans for students who have the chronic breathing condition.
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