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Denver’s education superintendent Tom Boasberg is stepping down after nearly a...

Tom Boasberg, who has earned a national profile as Denver schools superintendent, is stepping down. Boasberg announced Tuesday he’s leaving his post after an unusually long...

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

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

After years of stagnation, Colorado’s innovation schools see breakthrough in improvement,...

A year ago, as the State Board of Education began to consider fixes for Colorado’s lowest-performing schools, there was scant evidence that giving schools...

Barbara O’Brien has three challengers for her DPS board seat so...

A Denver father who narrowly lost a seat on the Denver Public Schools board to a well-known incumbent two years ago is running again...

Impasse declared in Denver teacher contract negotiations, prompting criticism from union

For the first time in recent history, Denver Public Schools has declared an impasse in ongoing negotiations with the teachers union over a contract...

As Denver gentrifies, which neighborhoods are losing public school students?

As more young adults move to Denver and the cost of housing skyrockets, some city neighborhoods are seeing drops in the percentages of people...

Denver’s student discipline policy will limit suspensions and expulsions in early...

The Denver school board voted unanimously Monday to revise its student discipline policy to limit suspensions and expulsions of preschool through third-grade students. Although some...

A report found black students and teachers in Denver face inequities....

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...

After seven months, recommendations due from Denver task force on African-American...

After a critical report documented concerns about how African-American educators and students in Denver are treated, Denver Public Schools assembled a task force of...

Denver superintendent sheds light on school closure recs, what happens next

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Melanie Asmar on December 9, 2016. While the criteria for Denver school closure recommendations is clearer than ever before,...