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What happened when Denver prioritized enrolling low-income students at some affluent schools

Two years ago, Denver Public Schools approached its most affluent schools with an idea: What if, after enrolling all of the students who lived in […]...

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November 24, 2017 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

Could a modest summer bus pass program for youth help unlock Denver’s bigger student transportation problems?

City officials are giving away 1,500 cash-loaded transit cards to Denver young people ages 14 to 19, hopeful that data gathered as a result will […]...

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July 12, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

DPS takes steps to get more students of color into magnet programs for the highly gifted

In years past, winning a spot in one of Denver Public Schools’ eight elementary magnet programs for highly gifted and talented students—especially the sought-after Polaris at Ebert Elementary—required parents to be savvy and informed....

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May 31, 2016 Education, Just In, The Mix

Shut out of GOP debate, CU students find their own way to get on TV

In case you haven’t heard, it’s tough to get into the Republican primary debate hosted at the University of Colorado in Boulder this evening. Of […]...

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October 28, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized
Colorado kids to Encana: Don’t frack our schools

Colorado kids to Encana: Don’t frack our schools

ERIE — With black whiskers painted across her cheeks, 6-year-old Olivia Cusimano roared into the plastic megaphone as if hers were the voice of the blue knotted-up balloon tiger she clutched beneath her left arm....

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June 4, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Students, activists rally for immediate passage of DREAM Act

Students, activists rally for immediate passage of DREAM Act

DENVER – Undocumented Colorado youths and immigration reform activists, frustrated by the lack of action on comprehensive immigration reform in Congress, gathered across the river […]...

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September 3, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Schultheis proposal to count state’s illegal-immigrant students rejected

Schultheis proposal to count state’s illegal-immigrant students rejected

Senate Democrats Monday quashed a proposal that would have required Colorado schools to count undocumented immigrant students and report the number to the government. The […]...

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March 29, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Education, Politics

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