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Denver Public Schools, teachers’ union reach tentative deal to end strike

The strike that began Monday is apparently over. more

Denver teachers set to strike over pay dispute after Gov. Polis declines to step in

Denver teachers will begin strike on Feb. 11. To read the full story from Chalkbeat.org, click here. more

Denver parents disagree on co-location of Cory-Merrill schools

For the last seven years, Creativity Challenge Community (C3) has housed elementary school classes in the basement level of the Merrill Middle School building in the Cory-Merrill neighborhood. But … more

Polis details proposal for full-day kindergarten

Gov. Jared Polis urged lawmakers to act quickly on his plan to offer state-funded full-day kindergarten. Polis told the Joint Education Committee his $227 million plan is a foundation of his new … more

Denver teachers vote to strike

Teachers in Denver Public Schools — Colorado's largest school district — are seeking higher pay, among other things. more

DPS students hear Michelle Obama speak

More than 150 DPS students and family members were given the opportunity to hear the former first lady speak during the “Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama” event on Dec. 13. … more

Denver teachers will vote on a strike this month

The clock is ticking. After more than a year of salary negotiations, teachers say they are getting ready for their last resort: voting for a strike. For the last 18 months, members of the Denver … more

DPS students look to the future

Nearly 4,000 students wearing business casual clothes filled the halls at the National Western Complex in early November. The eighth-graders met with companies, colleges and high schools from across … more

DPS announces interim superintendent

Dr. Ron Cabrera steps in as interim superintendent Following Tom Boasberg's departure as superintendent of Denver Public Schools (DPS) on Oct. 19, board members announced that Dr. Ron Cabrera would … more

DPS board announces support of state ballot issue

Farm-to-cafeteria program enriches student life Denver Public schools (DPS) is the third-largest procurer of local food in the state, according to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to … more

DU receives $14 million gift

Doug and Mary Scrivner have pledged $14 million to the University of Denver to establish the Scrivner Institute of Public Policy, a news release from the school reported. The donation will support … more

DU to exhibit works from Madden Collection

This month, The Madden Musuem of Art at 6363 S. Fiddlers Green Circle in Greenwood Village, will bring a selection of its collection to the University of Denver. The school has partnered with the … more

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when … more

DU Law rolls out hybrid format

Students in the professional part-time JD program at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law can now complete their required classes through a combination of online instruction and weekend … more

DPS opens meetings in search for new superintendent

DPS announces public meetings in search for new superintendent In July, Tom Boasberg announced that he would be stepping down as superintendent of Denver Public Schools. The district has held several … more
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