The Thrive Fellowship will include conversations with leadership experts and opportunities for teachers to learn from each other what’s working in their schools.
At the current pace of progress, it will take 13 years for the Denver school district to reach its goal that 80 percent of all third-graders be reading and writing at grade-level.
In Denver’s gentrifying neighborhoods, some middle-class parents are avoiding the school down the block
“I don’t want her to lose privilege, as weird as it is,” Hilbert said of his daughter.
In a split vote, the Denver school board last week approved three more middle schools — but none will open right away.
Hundreds of black parents from northeast Denver attended the Black Empowerment Summit on Saturday at Shorter AME Church to discuss strategies for advocating for their children inside Denver Public Schools.
More than half of Denver students who graduated high school last year immediately enrolled in a two- or four-year college, according to school district officials.
Investigation finds former Manual High principal Nick Dawkins violated district harassment policy, document shows
Dawkins resigned in early March after learning Denver Public Schools received complaints that he created a hostile work environment.
Colorado teachers are marching at the Capitol this week for more school funding and better pay.
Thousands of Colorado teachers are protesting at the state Capitol this week.
Wilson was forced to resign as chancellor of Washington, D.C., schools after admitting he had evaded school-enrollment policies so his daughter could attend a sought-after school.
Forced out as D.C. chancellor, Antwan Wilson is back working in the Denver school district as a consultant
Wilson resigned in February after it came to light that he had skirted the district’s competitive school lottery process so his oldest daughter could transfer to a high-performing school.
Compared to other large, urban school districts, Denver has among the biggest achievement gaps in the country between white and Hispanic students in reading and math.
That status, first put in place more than a decade ago, paved the way for the state law that permits district-run schools to adopt innovation plans.
Carroll represented the northeast part of the city as a Democratic state representative from 2003 to 2011.
"I think yoga is about getting calm and chill,"
Students, parents, and teachers were offered a say in who was named the next principal.
Innovation zones are often described as a “third way” to govern public schools.
"They’re leaving because of the character, they’re leaving because of the rent, they’re leaving because they’re getting a sweet deal on their property because someone is overpaying."
Black and Hispanic students in Colorado are placed in gifted and talented programs at a lower rate than their peers.
It’s all online this year, which means no more paper applications. And the timing has been pushed back.