Every Child Succeeds

The Denver Board of Education is the policymaking body for Colorado’s largest school district, and the board’s powers and duties are established in state law. Board study sessions, meetings and public comment take place at the Emily Griffith Campus, 1860 Lincoln St., unless otherwise posted.

With the vision of Every Child Succeeds, Denver Public Schools is guided by our five-year strategic plan, the Denver Plan 2020. This plan sets five goals for preparing Denver’s kids for college, careers and life. See how we’re doing on our District Progress page.

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News & Announcements

Board of Education Update – December 10, 2018 Work Session

Three schools present improvement plans, support needs for 2018 School Performance Compact  At the December 10, 2018 Work Session, the Denver Board of Education heard presentations from Compass Academy, Lake Middle School and Stedman Elementary — three schools rated red, or Accredited on Probation, on the district’s 2018 School Performance Framework (SPF), and therefore under consideration for the School Performance

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Board of Education Update – December 6, 2018 Focus on Achievement

Targeted Supports for Black Students  At the December 6, 2018 Focus on Achievement session the Denver Board of Education took an in-depth look at targeted supports for black students, hearing from students, community partners and the African American Equity Task Force. “I think it’s really important, as we talk about our African-American students, that we

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Board of Education Update – November 29, 2018 Special Board Meeting

At the November 29, 2018 Special Board meeting the Denver Board of Education named a finalist for the position of superintendent of Denver Public Schools, Susana Cordova. Susana Cordova, currently the district’s deputy superintendent, is a DPS graduate who has spent her career in DPS classrooms as a bilingual secondary teacher, principal of a high-needs elementary

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