Denver Public Schools
Tay Anderson, teachers union reveal more about allegations from Denver school board race
Anderson is currently the subject of a third-party investigation initiated by his fellow Denver school board members into allegations of sexual misconduct
Denver school board confirms Alex Marrero as next superintendent
Marrero will start July 6, taking the helm of Colorado’s largest school district as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic
Tay Anderson says Denver superintendent vote will be his last until at least August
“I intend to vote for the superintendent and that will be my last vote until the next school board year begins in August, if the investigation has concluded,” Anderson said
Latino community coalition calls for delay in Denver schools superintendent vote
The Denver school board announced last week that Alexa Marrero, most recently the interim superintendent in New Rochelle, New York, was its choice to serve as the Denver district’s next superintendent
Is remote learning here to stay? Many, but not all, Colorado schools will offer online classes this fall.
More than 700 Jeffco Public Schools students are enrolled in the district’s new online program for next year, while some rural schools are prioritizing in-person learning.
Tay Anderson will step away from Denver Public Schools board duties during sexual misconduct investigation
Anderson announced his decision two days after the school board announced it was aware of new allegations against him
Denver Public Schools names its sole finalist for superintendent
Finalist Alex Marrero served as interim superintendent of the City School District of New Rochelle for the past eight months
Opinion: Colorado lawmakers should reject a charter-school bill that deprioritizes kids
Public charter schools have been a lifeline for many students and families. We must continue to keep children at the forefront of education.
More than 30 people applied to be Denver Public Schools’ new superintendent
The seven-member school board is ultimately responsible for hiring the superintendent. Board members have said they’re aiming to choose a new district leader by June
Denver Public Schools board initiates outside investigation into Tay Anderson sexual assault allegations
On Tuesday, the seven-member Denver school board said it “looks forward to an independent view of the facts"
Tay Anderson violated Denver Public Schools’ policy against retaliation in 2018, document shows
The 2018 retaliation finding is separate from allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against Tay Anderson
Tay Anderson says he welcomes “full investigation” as more sexual misconduct allegations surface
The allegations have caused an uproar on social media and divided people in the progressive, activist, and teachers union circles from which Tay Anderson draws support
Opinion: Colorado’s Teacher of the Year on why we need to put CMAS standardized testing on pause in our schools
While I’m grateful that Colorado legislators introduced a measure to cut back on the number of tests to give students some relief, it doesn’t go far enough.
Colorado districts prepare for CMAS testing amid uncertainty about federal waiver
At least one Colorado district would have to reorganize cohorts into grade-level groups to take the federal assessment. Thousands of students opting for online learning in other districts would have to enter school buildings again.
Opinion: Students should see themselves in Denver’s school curriculum through a Cultural and Ethnic Studies graduation requirement
We need a comprehensive curriculum that supports learning about all communities that form our history.
Colorado parents’ multiple choice on standardized tests: A) The collective good B) sending their kids over the edge
Some say collecting data from the CMAS test is particularly critical after a year of tears, disengagement and online learning
Opinion: We need higher education for all to overcome racial, income and health divides in Colorado
Higher education changes lives, but not everyone starts off equally. Getting through the front door is just the first hurdle.
How one Denver high school kid helped hundreds of older people get the COVID-19 vaccine
An event at St. Cajetan church targeted Latino elders with the goal of vaccinating 1,000 people. It took the help of 30 college and high school students who volunteered to call people and sign them up.
Jeffco to adopt new reading curriculum, push more uniform approach
The switch will consume as much as 2% of Jeffco Schools' $806 million budget. And it's not the only large metro district out of compliance with state curriculum quality laws.
Denver parents worry their children are learning less online, surveys indicate
65% of parents said their children are learning less online compared with being in person