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 – January 17, 2019 Work Session

Board Holds Accountability and Support Conversations  Schools With Sudden Drop in SPF Rating Present Improvement Plans DPS’ top Denver Plan goal is to have at least 80% of DPS students attending a high-performing school by 2020. To make this goal a reality, DPS is committed to strengthening our existing schools. When schools do not meet expectations for academic

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Board of Education Update – January 16, 2019 Special Board Meeting

Negotiations to Improve Our Teachers’ Salary System  The Board of Education held a special meeting the afternoon of January 16, 2019 to get an update about continued negotiations with the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) on how to achieve an improved salary system for our educators. Superintendent Susana Cordova, Chief Legal Counsel Michelle Berge and Chief

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Board of Education Meeting Update – January 10, 2019 Focus on Achievement

Financial State of the District – Preparation for the 2019-20 Budget  At the January 10, 2019 Focus on Achievement session, the Board of Education reviewed the DPS Financial State of the District — an overview of the statewide budget assumptions, the impact to DPS, and a summary school budget timeline for the upcoming year. Highlights from

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