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November 12, 2013
Rise & Shine: Dougco board member wants to make friends after election
Your morning education headlines for Nov. 12, 2013.
September 24, 2013
Find your Denver school’s 2013 district rating
Search our interactive database to find your Denver school's rating on the 2013 School Performance Framework, released in September.
September 19, 2013
Closure at East High School raises questions of security decision-making
East High School's decision to release students early in response to a reportedly gang-related threat highlights the complex calculus schools perform in deciding what will keep students, staff and faculty safest.
September 17, 2013
More schools slip in Denver school rankings
Eleven new Denver schools have slipped to the lowest tier on Denver's school report cards, a ranking that means added scrutiny and likely intervention for the schools.
September 6, 2013
East High School closed due to threat
A “credible threat” closed Denver’s East High School on Friday afternoon. Manual High School also was closed early, according to 9News. School officials released students…
August 30, 2013
DPS moves up a notch in state ratings
The Denver Public Schools have been rated as “accredited with improvement plan” by the state, up one level from the “accredited with priority improvement plan”…
August 26, 2013
DPS opens school year with more kids, new programs
Students in the Denver Public Schools, where enrollment is expected to grow about 5 percent over last year, trooped back to school Monday, some of them to nine new schools.
February 27, 2013
DPS board cuts candidate list to three
In a meeting that resembled a “Survivor” episode, the Denver school board whittled down nine candidates for a vacant seat to three.
February 25, 2013
New pilot to aid struggling Denver teachers
A new pilot program in DPS should make the process of supporting and possibly dismissing struggling teachers more efficient, less expensive and less nasty.
February 19, 2013
Role of police redefined in Denver schools
Denver police and DPS officials have signed a revised agreement defining the role of police in schools.
February 15, 2013
A+ Denver surveys DPS board candidates
Find out where the nine finalists for an open DPS board seat stand on issues ranging from the school turnaround to school finance.
February 12, 2013
No board member backed Hispanic candidates
Two Denver school board members backing protests against a lack of Hispanic finalists for a vacant seat did not vote for any Hispanic finalists.
February 8, 2013
Meet the finalists for DPS board vacancy
A marathon eight-hour session gave Denver school board members the opportunity to quiz the nine applicants for a vacant board seat.
February 6, 2013
Latino group criticizes DPS board finalists
Leaders of the Colorado Latino Forum aren't happy that there are no Latinos on the list of finalists for the empty DPS board seat.
February 3, 2013
25 DPS board hopefuls to be whittled to nine
More than two dozen people are vying for the vacant DPS board seat, including parent activists, community leaders and previous board candidates.
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