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Board of Education Meeting Update – September 18, 2017 Work Session

Statement on the Cost of Housing, Impact on Educators At the September 18, 2017 Work Session the Board of Education discussed a values statement on the cost of housing in Denver and its impact on our educators. In a proposed resolution, the board declared that increases in rental housing and home prices are outpacing income

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Board of Education Meeting Update – September 7, 2017 Special Meeting and Focus on Achievement Session

New Teachers Contract Approved At a special meeting, the Board of Education approved a strong new five-year collective bargaining agreement for DPS teachers. DPS and the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) reached an agreement Sept. 1, which replaces the previous master agreement. The new agreement includes several major revision areas, including strong social and emotional supports for

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Board of Education Meeting Update – August 17, 2017

Board Celebrates Sustained Growth on State Tests: DPS Students Outpace State for Seventh Year in a Row The Denver Board of Education heard highlights from the release of state test data, which showed that students in DPS are outpacing their classmates across Colorado in academic growth in English language arts and math. This year’s results are

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Board of Education Meeting Update – August 14, 2017 Work Session

Board Kicks Off New School Year with Focus on Bond/Mill Progress Underway BOND PROJECTS In November 2016, voters approved $572 million in bond funding to build and improve schools. At the August 14 work session the Denver Board of Education heard an update on projects that include new construction, upgrades, heat mitigation and quality learning environments. In 2017, the

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2017 Board of Education Director Election

Four (4) Denver Public Schools Board director seats will be up for election in 2017: At Large – Four (4) year term District 2 – Four (4) year term District 3 – Four (4) year term District 4 – Four (4) year term Candidates must be registered voters and reside in the school board district

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August 2017 Board of Education Meetings

  AUGUST 2017 8/3 Focus on Achievement Study Session – 4:30pm THE AUGUST 3 FOCUS ON ACHIEVEMENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  8/14 Finance & Audit Meeting – 3:00pm 8/14 Work Session – 4:30pm 8/17 Regular Meeting – 4:30pm; Public Comment – 5:30pm Board Study Sessions, Board Meetings, and Public Comment are typically held at the Emily

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2017-18 Board of Education Meetings

Below you will find links to the 2017-18 Board of Education calendar. The Board of Education does not meet in July. For the most up to date information on Board meetings please go to BoardDocs. 2017-18 BOE Calendar 2017-18 BOE Calendar updated 07242017   Have a great summer!

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Board of Education Meeting Update – June 19, 2017

Board Approves Discipline Policy Changes for Youngest Learners Denver Board of Education members unanimously approved changes to district discipline policy that are designed to dramatically reduce out-of-school suspensions and end expulsions for students in preschool through grade 3, except as required by law. The policy changes, which were first introduced by board members in March,

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Board of Education Meeting Update – June 12, 2017 Work Session

Amesse, Greenlee Restart Applicants Present The board tonight heard presentations from schools interested in serving as restart providers at Amesse Elementary, in Far Northeast Denver, and at Greenlee Elementary, close to downtown. The priority district needs were identified in the Call for New Quality Schools to replace persistently low-performing schools currently operating in those facilities. In

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Board of Education Meeting Update – May 30, 2017 Work Session

Board Members Hear, Discuss Recommendations from African-American Equity Task Force  At a special meeting of the Board of Education on May 30, 2017, the African-American Equity Task Force presented information about its process, recommendations and next steps. The board and superintendent commissioned the task force to respond to Dr. Bailey’s report regarding factors contributing to the

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