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School board election: Who’s running and what’s at stake in Denver’s District 5 race

In a part of Denver that has experienced rapid changes, voters face a choice that could shift long-standing education policies and practices in the...

School board election: Who’s running and what’s at stake in Denver’s at-large race

Three former Denver students are running for an at-large seat on a school board that will help shape how the Denver school district approaches...

What Proposition CC would mean for Colorado schools

Colorado voters face a decision this November that could send millions of additional dollars to the state’s schools in good economic times — or...
A mailer sent by a political committee backed by the Denver teachers union stirred controversy by stripping candidates Alexis Menocal Harrigan and Diana Romero Campbell — both of whom it is seeking to defeat — of their Spanish surnames. (Image via Chalkbeat Colorado)

Union-funded committee apologizes for mailer misrepresenting Latina candidates’ names

A political committee funded by the Denver teachers union apologized Thursday night for an attack ad decried as racist by the school board candidates...
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With three weeks to go, spending in Denver school board races has topped $1.3...

Welcome back to Chalkbeat’s campaign finance tracker. We’ll track how much each of the nine Denver school board candidates has raised and spent in...
A student at Denver's DCIS Montbello raises her hand during a reading assignment. (Photo by Nathan W. Armes/Chalkbeat Colorado)

We asked the 2019 Denver school board candidates nine questions. Here’s what they said.

This fall, voters will determine the future direction of Denver schools. Three of the seven seats on the Denver school board are up for election....
Photo by Alan Petersime/Chalkbeat

State Board raises standards, making it harder for Colorado schools to earn a top...

Hundreds of Colorado schools are likely to lose their top rating under changes approved by the State Board of Education Thursday, and those that...
A Manual High School student, deep in thought.

District, teacher groups urge State Board not to change Colorado school ratings

The state’s largest teachers union and organizations that represent school boards and district leaders are mounting a united front against proposed changes to how...

Denver school board race: See how much money outside groups, candidates have spent

Welcome back to Chalkbeat’s campaign finance tracker. We’ll track how much each of the nine Denver school board candidates has raised and spent in the runup...
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann declined to press charges against anyone after an emotional altercation between parents, students and a Denver Public Schools bus driver. (Photo by Phil Roeder via Flickr:Creative Commons)

No criminal charges in Denver school bus fight as the district continues its review...

A Denver parent will not face criminal charges related to a fight on a school bus that community activists say is representative of larger...