Because of melting snow, conditions could be icy.
Trail Ridge Road is not designed to be an all-season road. Eleven miles of the road are above 11,500 feet, and it's cold and snowy and windy up there.
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.
The highest continuous paved road in the nation was supposed to open on the Friday before Memorial Day, but a major snowstorm and 75-mph winds pushed that back.
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.
I can't be the only one wondering if this is a sign of the coming climate change apocalypse or just some weather.