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Adams 14 School District
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.
September 2, 2016
For Colorado schools on verge of state intervention, PARCC scores provide first clues of promise or peril
While it's still to early to tell, the latest round of data from the Colorado Department of Education offers schools the first clue about their fate.
August 23, 2016
Why a group of Commerce City teachers spent a day asking parents how they could do their jobs better
The teachers are pushing for the district to adopt the “community school model,” which in part calls for more partnerships with nonprofit groups.
who's the boss?
July 13, 2016
Commerce City school board chooses Arizona educator to lead struggling district
The Adams 14 school board on Wednesday appointed Javier Abrego on a unanimous vote.
search for tomorrow
July 12, 2016
Who will land perhaps one of the toughest superintendent jobs in Colorado?
The Adams 14 school board on Wednesday is expected to choose between two finalists for the top job in the Commerce City-based district: Mark Payler and Javier Abrego.
April 28, 2016
Adams 14 chief sole finalist for top job in Bay Area
Sanchez’s Adams 14 administration has recently come under fire from a community organization calling itself VozCatorce, or Voice14.
seal of disapproval
February 11, 2016
State board votes down resolution supporting new ‘seal of biliteracy’ on high school diplomas
Several board members said they support biliteracy, but cited a litany of concerns that led them to vote no.
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