Denver Public Schools

The teachers union announced its decision to strike after failed negotiations with the school district over base pay.
In this Denver Post story, DPS Board Member Happy Haynes explained the shift this way: Or: What have students learned? ("academic
Despite this progress, some teachers feel they have not received adequate resources to stop the cycle of misbehavior. Instead
The protest to preserve the history curriculum is important for many reasons. If the so-called education reformers are not careful, they may bring on that catastrophe by toppling the only remaining institution dedicated to reinforcing civic values -- public education.
READ Aracely's full graduation speech, below, provided to The Huffington Post by Denver North High School: In my mother’s
Across Denver, more than 160 students are meeting in collaborative groups, making plans to answer one of these big questions and do it better than their peers from rival high schools.
The grant "will allow us to bring a new and innovative model of professional learning to our teachers, principals and schools
Denver Public School enrollment has grown 14 percent of the past five years, making it the fastest-growing urban school district
Just last week Berman delivered a powerful speech on education progress in Colorado and what it will take to move the needled
However The Denver Post reported in June that Suthers called the ASSET approach "a successful workaround" to a 1996 federal
The leanest state in the nation is taking big strides to retain that unique distinction -- the Colorado Senate passed a bill
After pulling another $20 million out of the reserves, Boasberg said the district will have about $52 million in savings
I do realize that just as these halls have the possibility of dimming my son's light, they also have the possibility -- and actually the intention of -- brightening my son's light and of giving him confidence, coping skills and pleasant memories.
However, Denver's Beach Court Elementary is not one of these schools. While a recent 9News report points out that 96 percent
It's a rare thing to meet a public school stakeholder who honestly believes politicians and corporate-funded lobbying groups should have more say over education than educators do. Yet that's exactly what's happening.
Manual Director of Community Engagement Vernon Jones told The Huffington Post that the school will be adding another hour
The grant is part of the U.S. Department of Education's Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR
Emily Sirota is the only candidate in the school board races who has outlined a detailed, pragmatic plan to strengthen public education for the long haul.
The Denver school board election is just a few days away, and more people are paying attention to this year's race than ever before. But in the last couple days, it has not been for the right reasons.
Above all the din of the warring factions, one rational, knowledgeable voice continues to bring voters back to the reason the school board exists: doing what's best for the children and families of Denver.