The Denver Public Schools Board of Education, with the assistance of the legal department and staff, is reviewing all DPS policies to ensure the district has policies and procedures required by law. At the same time, the Board is undertaking an effort to place district policies at the appropriate Board, Superintendent, or Staff governance level. Through this process, the Board will revise policies, or adopt new policies, on matters for which board action is required by law. Those issues that do not require board action may be delegated to staff, similar to how legislatures delegate administrative rule-making authority at the state and federal levels.
The following policies are under consideration for adoption at the April 20, 2017 Board of Education Meeting: