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January 18, 2013
DPS board bids Easley farewell
The Denver school board officially accepts Nate Easley's resignation and starts plotting a course to find his Northeast Denver replacement.
December 10, 2012
DPS plans triple use of new building
Emily Griffith Technical College, DPS staff and a charter school will move into 1860 Lincoln St., district and city leaders have announced.
December 5, 2012
Denver lands $4 million for ‘charter compact’
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced DPS will get $4 million to help charters and traditional schools share best practices.
June 11, 2012
Report: Denver schools lack PE, recess, breakfast
A group tracking health trends among students of color wants DPS to expand recess before lunch and to boost gym classes, among other ideas.
June 6, 2012
“Thousands” of test answers changed
A state probe has found “significant testing violations” at Denver’s Beach Court Elementary, and the principal has been fired.
June 6, 2012
Shock, anger and tears
The scene outside Beach Court Elementary Wednesday evening was as gloomy and angry as the clouds gathering overhead.
May 16, 2012
LEAP a big step for teachers in DPS
Backers are banking on LEAP, Denver's pilot teacher evaluation program, to represent a substantive shift in the way teachers are reviewed and professionally supported.
April 19, 2012
Ask an Expert: School choice and changing addresses in DPS
A parent wonders whether her child can remain in her neighborhood school for the year even though the family is moving into a neighborhood outside the school's boundary. Find out how to handle this situation from a DPS choice expert.
March 12, 2012
DPS’ SchoolChoice worked – for most
Nearly 70 percent of Denver families who used a new enrollment system got into their top schools, but a small number was shut out
February 13, 2012
DPS board briefed on latest innovation plan
Denver Public Schools are the biggest users of the innovation schools law and more applications are on the way.
November 22, 2011
DPS SchoolChoice plan set to go
The Denver Public Schools' new streamlined “one form, one timeline, all schools” enrollment system now has the participation of every district charter.
September 29, 2011
DPS unveils streamlined enrollment
Denver Public Schools will launch its streamlined school enrollment program next month, reducing its choice processes from 62 to one.
September 22, 2011
DPS board awards Boasberg bonus
The Denver school board agrees to $17,500 bonus for Superintendent Tom Boasberg and, at his request, delays his raise. Expanded story
August 15, 2011
Middle schools rile DPS board
Middle schools, student discipline and teacher effectiveness were all on the table at a sometimes-contentious Denver school board meeting Monday
August 8, 2011
Education compact being built in steps
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's proposed city-district-community "education compact" will be built one step at a time.
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