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Adams 14 School District
November 8, 2018
Superintendent’s plan to expand biliteracy program in Adams 14 being kept private
The school board directed the superintendent to come up with a biliteracy plan, during a private meeting in September, following pressure from community.
October 26, 2018
State panel recommends Adams 14 turn over management to outside group
Adams 14 and Adams City High School face the State Board of Education on Nov. 14 for possible new orders.
October 16, 2018
In Colorado’s high-poverty schools, many teachers are just starting their careers
The percentage of Colorado’s teachers in their first or second year in the classroom is among the highest in the nation. That has consequences for students and teachers.
October 10, 2018
Adams 14 superintendent asks board to deny KIPP application, rejecting advice from his staff
The Adams 14 board will vote on the KIPP recommendations next month.
October 5, 2018
Adams 14 board getting ready to make decision on charter that has divided community
The Adams 14 board will hear recommendations on the KIPP application Tuesday, and will vote in November.
October 2, 2018
Adams 14 board ordered superintendent to create plan to expand biliteracy option soon
Adams 14 reached the consensus for directing the superintendent to make the change, during a closed-session.
September 26, 2018
Amid calls to apologize, Adams 14 board pledges better handling of public criticism
The ACLU of Colorado and the Colorado Association of Bilingual Education had asked the board to apologize for removing Jorge Garcia from public comment.
September 24, 2018
Criticism mounts for Adams 14 school board for asking police to escort critic out of meeting
An ACLU letter requests an apology, and a response from the Adams 14 school board by Oct. 1.
September 17, 2018
Adams 14 pledges ‘transformational change’ as Colorado revisits school improvement plans
The Colorado State Board of Education plans to hold hearings in November for one school district and three schools that have not shown enough improvement.
out of order
September 13, 2018
Frequent critic of Adams 14 school district, and advocate for bilingual education, removed from public meeting
Officials cited a school board policy that bars personal attacks.
Highs and lows
August 27, 2018
Some Colorado schools brace for state intervention, while others cheer their progress
The next few years will serve as an ongoing test of how well this system of carrots and sticks works to help long-struggling districts.
August 27, 2018
Adams 14 falls short in its upward climb. Now the state could step in.
Preliminary ratings show Adams 14 did not earn a higher mark from the state to get off of its state plan.
August 16, 2018
Test results can spell relief or gloom for state’s lowest performing schools and districts
Adams 14, Westminster and Aguilar school districts, along with some schools, must see test improvements soon.
leading a district
July 31, 2018
Adams 14 is restructuring leadership team after yearlong exodus of top staff
Regardless of the reasons, the turnover has impacted district employees, including teachers, and the community.
July 19, 2018
There are lots of ways schools teach English learners. Here’s how it works.
Many school districts have been, or are under, federal orders to improve education for English learners.
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