Every Child Succeeds

The Denver Board of Education is the policy-making body for the district. Its powers and duties are established in state law.

Board study sessions, meetings and public comment are held at the Emily Griffith Campus, located at 1860 Lincoln St., Denver, unless otherwise posted.

The Denver Plan 2020 is Denver Public Schools’ five-year strategic plan. With the vision of Every Child Succeeds, DPS has committed to five specific goals designed to close academic achievement gaps and prepare all students for success in college and careers. For more information, go to the Denver Plan 2020 website.

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News & Announcements

Board of Education Meeting Update – November 16, 2017 Regular Meeting

Outgoing Board Members Recognized The Board of Education and district staff took the opportunity at the November 16 Board meeting to recognize outgoing Board Members Rachele Espiritu (Northeast Denver), Mike Johnson (Central/East Denver) and Rosemary Rodriguez (Southwest Denver) for their service to Denver Public Schools. New board members Angela Cobian (Southwest Denver), Carrie Olson (Central/East Denver)

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Board of Education Meeting Update – November 13, 2017 Work Session

Opportunity Quartile Update In 2014, DPS conducted an analysis to identify the lowest performing 25% of students based on literacy scores — dubbed the “opportunity quartile” — to help us decrease the Opportunity Gap by better understanding what interventions and supports could help our lowest performing students stay on track. At the November 13 work

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Board of Education Meeting Update – November 2, 2017 Focus on Achievement

DPS Embarks on Redesigning the High School Experience  Colorado’s economy is growing, and with that, so is the way DPS is approaching college and career readiness — one of our Denver Plan 2020 goals. At the November 2 Focus on Achievement session the Board of Education explored the challenges and emerging solutions for preparing students

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