Denver Public Schools
Denver schools could soon have too few students — meaning consolidation might be coming. Here’s why.
By 2022, Denver Public Schools predicts there could be as many as 19 schools with fewer than 215 students, which would cost the district $3.4 million in subsidies
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“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
Denver Public Schools, teachers union reach a deal including 7 to 11 percent raises to end strike after all-night bargaining session
The Denver teachers union and Denver Public Schools are slated to resume talks on Tuesday