Adams 14 wants students to learn English faster, and the district can't find enough qualified teachers. Advocates question the new approach.
Activists are worried DPS is overstating students’ literacy, so parents will get individual progress reports
Early elementary school families in Denver will get individual reading progress reports from the school district next month.
There are more than 1,700 schools in Colorado, so the vast majority of the state’s students attend schools that received one of the state’s two highest ratings.
Licensed child care — particularly for children 3 and younger — is hard to come by in this north Denver neighborhood.
Too tough, not tough enough: Denver’s complicated school rating system is under attack from all sides
Parents use the color-coded ratings to decide where to send their kids, which means the ratings have real-world consequences for enrollment and funding.
The program was a prime fault line in an election this fall that saw voucher opponents take full control of the board.
As the tragic circumstances of a Colorado fifth-grader’s suicide draws widespread attention, state lawmakers want to help schools try to prevent such cases.
Carrie Olson has been a teacher in Denver Public Schools for 33 years.
When new members are sworn in later this month, the Denver school board will gain something it hasn’t had in two years: dissenting voices.
A teachers union-funded independent expenditure committee called Brighter Futures for Denver Students made the claim in an election mailer.
A bilingual English language development teacher is vying to unseat an incumbent Denver school board member, who is a school finance lawyer, in District 3.
Two political newcomers are dueling for a wide-open school board seat in southwest Denver, a part of the city that has seen a lot of school changes.
Denver Department of Excise and Licenses suspended Torchy's license Oct. 16 through Oct. 29 for two violations of serving alcohol to a minor within the last year.
In a climate of fear about increased crackdowns on immigration, asking for that kind of documentation can have a chilling effect, advocates say.