Denver Public Schools

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A fight on a school bus, a knife in a backpack, suicide tips from Safe2Tell: The post-Columbine world of school safety runs 24/7

“We save lives on a daily basis,” said Ellen Kelty, Denver Public Schools director of student equity and opportunity

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5,800 Colorado kids in second grade or younger were suspended last year. State lawmakers want to reduce that.

A coalition has worked for 3 years to modify a Colorado law they say disproportionately affects minority and disabled students. It took a deal with rural educators to move forward.

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Activists want to “flip” the Denver Public Schools board after the teachers’ strike. But the meaning is complicated

For the past decade and a half, a majority of the Denver Public Schools board have agreed with a set of policies that have made the district a nationwide exemplar for a certain brand of education reform

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The Denver teacher strike is over. Now lawmakers are trying to solve Colorado’s chronic education funding problem.

One plan under discussion at the statehouse would raise an additional $451 million every year to educate students, while another would impact property taxes and change how funds are distributed.

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Denver teachers are heading back to class, but their strike revealed a national divide over bonus pay

Teachers say the bonus system is complicated and can leave them guessing at what their earnings will be

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How long will the Denver teachers strike last? Past strikes and present considerations offer clues.

The Denver teachers union and Denver Public Schools are slated to resume talks on Tuesday