Articles By Melanie Asmar, Chalkbeat
Denver elementary schools will reopen on schedule
Denver students have been attending virtual classes since Aug. 24. Middle schoolers and high schoolers are scheduled to return to in-person learning on Oct. 21.
School is scheduled to start again in Denver on Monday. Classes will be conducted virtually until at least mid-October, when the district will assess whether it’s safe to reopen campuses.
Denver Public Schools plans to offer an online-only option for its students. The parents of 23% of students prefer 100% virtual instruction. But a greater percentage of minority parents want their kids to learn from home.
While Denver has announced a full-time return, it’s not a sure thing
The Denver Public Schools board on Thursday unanimously approved $4.9 million in HVAC upgrade
Asking teachers, who make an average of $43 an hour or $65,000 annually, to forgo their guaranteed 1.9% cost-of-living pay increases would save $7 million
The vote represents a victory for community activists who have pressed the district for more than a decade to remove sworn officers from campus
The Denver school board is set to vote Thursday on a resolution that would remove police from schools