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Tag Archives: discipline

Denver coalition releases step-by-step guide seeking to end school-to-prison pipeline

Denver education and community leaders Thursday launched a how-to guide to help more schools implement “restorative practices,” an alternative to traditional discipline methods that seeks […]...

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September 1, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Threats, attacks and thrown chairs: DPS fields concerns about effort to reduce early childhood suspensions

One 6-year-old Denver student told his pregnant teacher he was going to kick her to kill her unborn baby. A first-grader tried to stab her […]...

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June 19, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

A report found black students and teachers in Denver face inequities. Can these 11 recommendations make a difference?

Helping African-American families understand their children’s school choices, offering signing bonuses to prospective black teachers and making student discipline data count in school ratings are […]...

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May 25, 2017 Just In, The Mix

Denver’s safety oversight board blasts Hancock administration’s decision in jail killing case

The board that reviews disciplinary decisions in Denver’s Safety Department says it’s “extremely troubled” by Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration’s handling of the officers involved in […]...

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May 8, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Landmark school discipline reform legislation killed by Republicans on Colorado Senate panel

A bipartisan attempt to reform how Colorado schools discipline their youngest students died Monday, even after the bill’s sponsors offered amendments to placate rural school […]...

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April 18, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Back-to-school jitters: Cheltenham principal and parents speak as investigation looms

Denver public school Cheltenham Elementary principal Kalpana Rao held a last-minute Thursday press conference to apologize for not understanding parents’ concerns that their children were […]...

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August 21, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Sheriff’s employee of the month punched inmate posing no threat

  Here we go again. Yet another video of another Denver sheriff’s officer beating an inmate without provocation. The latest shows Deputy Steven Valerio punching […]...

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July 25, 2014 Criminal Justice, In-Depth

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