Denver School Board director Tay Anderson speaks to a crowd outside the Colorado Capitol on May 30, 2020, at a protest over George Floyd's death. (Moe Clark, The Colorado Sun)

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A third-party investigation into anonymous sexual assault allegations against Denver school board member Tay Anderson is complete, according to Denver Public Schools.

The six other school board members received the 96-page report by Investigations Law Group on Monday, according to a district press release. Anderson is set to receive a copy Tuesday after it has been partially redacted by a district attorney “to protect the privacy of students who participated in the investigation,” the press release said.

The report will be released publicly on Wednesday, along with a statement from the board, the press release said. “The allegations made against Director Anderson were serious and warranted a thorough, independent review to ensure the safety of the DPS community and a fair process for Director Anderson,” it said.

The school board hired Investigations Law Group in April to investigate accusations against Anderson. The previous month, civil rights organization Black Lives Matter 5280 issued a statement saying a woman told the group Anderson sexually assaulted her. The accusation was anonymous.

Anderson has repeatedly denied that he sexually assaulted anyone.


Melanie Asmar has covered Denver Public Schools for Chalkbeat Colorado since 2015. Asmar previously worked at Westword newspaper in Denver and for a daily newspaper in New Hampshire, where she covered education. Chalkbeat is a nonprofit...