Articles By Melanie Asmar, Chalkbeat
Jared Polis said he wants to make sure “people aren’t forced to stay home simply because their kid doesn’t have a place to go during the day"
Heat concerns lit up social media this past August, and teachers called on the district to act
A Chalkbeat investigation found that weak laws and oversight have contributed to wide variations in how Colorado’s 10 largest school districts report restraint and seclusion
“Lives are at stake”: Students, teachers plead for Denver schools to do more in face of rising gun violence
Denver’s homicide count has been on an upward trend since 2005, though it’s still not as high as in the mid-1990s
The resolution says research shows secure firearm storage is associated with large reductions in the risk of self-inflicted and unintentional firearm injuries among children
The difference between what the district budgeted for teacher pay this year and what it’s spending is about $11 million
At its most basic, school choice means students can request to attend any public school in Colorado for free, even across district lines.
The changes come after a Denver high school principal, who is a member of the Klamath tribe of Oregon, expressed horror with the curriculum — and frustration that it hadn’t yet been changed
Charter school network STRIVE Prep to close northwest Denver high school in possible sign of what’s to come
STRIVE’s decision is significant because after years of rapid growth, demographers predict enrollment in Denver Public Schools will soon begin to shrink