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Denver superintendent’s goals include dismantling “oppressive systems”

In anticipation of the Denver superintendent’s first evaluation in October, the school board has approved the criteria for evaluating his first year on the job. The metrics are related to the retention of educators of color, the adoption of social and emotional learning curriculum, the rate of out-of-school suspensions, and more. Superintendent Alex Marrero started […]

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Latino community coalition calls for delay in Denver schools superintendent vote

A group of Latino community leaders called Tuesday for the Denver school board to delay its vote to confirm Alex Marrero as the next leader of Denver Public Schools after he was named in a lawsuit filed against his previous district. The board’s sole Latino representative, however, told Chalkbeat the board is confident in its […]