"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."
Events on the other side of the country have revived the debate about calling Stapleton by the name of Denver's Klan mayor.
In a school district known nationally for aggressive reform efforts, DPS officials also hope review boards address a lingering criticism — that the district’s decisions are preordained.
Forest City has built 83 percent of the housing planned for Stapleton but only about half of the for-sale affordable housing that's supposed to be there.
At a work session this week, Denver Public Schools staff recommended changes that include drawing a brighter line for determining which schools would be initially considered for closure, and eliminating use of a subjective “school quality review” as the final step in recommending a school’s fate.
The state tried to save one Colorado school before and failed. Now it is about to try again — with 12
What happened at Cole offers a cautionary tale as Colorado begins an even grander experiment — trying to turn around 12 struggling schools and five school districts.
Denver Public Schools is already looking to overhaul how it closes schools — and these schools could meet that fate
District leadership is considering steps that include drawing a brighter line for determining which schools would be initially considered for closure.
The bright-line school closure policy was supposed to make the emotional and mysterious process of shuttering low-performing schools more fact-based and transparent.
The Denver school board voted unanimously Thursday night to close three persistently low-performing Denver elementary schools after hours of passionate public comment.
Denver affordable housing fund drawing heavily from reserves not popular with city council committee
Most City Council members seem to prefer a plan that has an identified funding sources over one that pulls heavily from reserves for now.
Albus Brooks of District 9 had the support of 11 of his 12 colleagues Monday night.