Denver Public Schools
Colorado’s kindergarten landscape will even out, with benefits flowing to state’s wealthiest, poorest families
A decade after some districts pushed back against Gov. Ritter's full-day kindergarten plan, most consider it essential.
Denver schools could soon have too few students — meaning consolidation might be coming. Here’s why.By Chalkbeat Colorado Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Florida woman found dead after manhunt, statewide school closures over threat, “infatuation” with ColumbineBy The Associated Press Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Twenty years after Columbine, Colorado schools are assessing an astonishing number of student threats
Some Colorado districts are evaluating an average of four threats per school day. Administrators say the process is sound, but others worry students' civil rights are trampled in the rush to protect schools from liability.
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
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.
The Denver district has far more administrators than others in Colorado
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
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.
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