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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....

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...

As Colorado invests more in preschool, a gold-standard study shows benefits of full-day classes

A new study shows large literacy gains and other benefits for full-day preschoolers as they enter kindergarten compared with their half-day peers — timely findings...

Altercation between Denver parent, bus driver emblematic of bigger issues, activists say

Denver police and school district officials are investigating an altercation between a black parent and a bus driver, apparently white, that community activists say...
Former three-term Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey barely spoke to his successor, Beth McCann, before she took over for him in 2017, McCann has said. Now, he's considering challenging her in 2020. (Photo via Jeffrey Beall/Creative Commons)

Mitch Morrissey, term-limited as Denver DA in 2017, considers running again The career prosecutor...

Former three-term Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey may run for the job again next year. Morrissey confirmed his consideration of a re-election bid during a...
The Colorado Independent's editor, Susan Greene, was handcuffed and detained by Denver police officers on Colfax Avenue on July 5, 2018. (Screenshot via body-cam footage provided by city of Denver)

Denver police agree to First Amendment training in settlement with Indy editor they wrongfully...

Update: The Denver City Council, without comment, approved the settlement agreement at its Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 meeting.  Denver’s Police Department has agreed to a...
Denver Auditor Tim O'Brien says CPA professional standards will prevent his successors for conflicts of interest and ethical lapses in office.

Should Denver’s auditor have to be a CPA? Sitting Auditor Tim O'Brien wants voters...

Denver’s elected auditor thinks all future holders of his office should be certified public accountants. He wants to give voters the chance to decide...

Denver Sheriff Patrick Firman expected to resign or be fired "He believes things are...

Denver Sheriff Patrick Firman has lost the confidence of city leaders and his own employees, and his departure from the position is imminent. A half-dozen...

Denver averts halfway-house crisis — for now The city council just put out a...

There will be no mass reincarceration of hundreds of Denver halfway-house residents, the city council ensured Monday. The council voted unanimously to approve one contract...