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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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Board of Education Update – November 12, 2018 Work Session

Applicants for the Greater Park Hill Stapleton Middle School Present; Staff Shares Recommendations on Quality Review At the November 12, 2018 Work Session, the Denver Board of Education heard presentations on the 2018 Supplemental Call for New Quality Schools (known as the Call), the process through which DPS will select a new middle school for the Greater Park

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Board of Education Update – October 25, 2018 Special Board Meeting

Superintendent Search Community Engagement Report: What the Community Wants in Our Next Superintendent  In its search for a new district superintendent, the Denver Board of Education conducted an intensive community visioning and engagement process, summarized in a report released online today and discussed by the board in a special public meeting on October 25, 2018.

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Board of Education Update – October 18, 2018 Regular Board Meeting

Superintendent Boasberg Honored at His Final Board Meeting  At its meeting tonight, the Board of Education honored Superintendent Tom Boasberg, whose last day with the district is tomorrow after 10 years of service. The board read a proclamation honoring Boasberg and showed a celebratory video about the progress made during his tenure. Former board members,

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Board of Education Update – October 15, 2018 Work Session

Great Schools in Every Neighborhood  At the October 15, 2018 work session, the Board of Education heard about several key components to reaching our Denver Plan goal of Great Schools in Every Neighborhood. Students and families thrive when they have high-quality schools. DPS is committed to dramatically increasing the quality of schools available in every neighborhood to ensure

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Board of Education Update – October 4, 2018 Focus on Achievement

Student Equity & Opportunity: Eliminating Barriers, Accelerating Academic Growth At the October 4, 2018 Focus on Achievement meeting, the Board of Education heard an update on how changes to the Student Equity & Opportunity (SE&O) division are playing out in DPS schools thus far this school year. Associate Chief of SE&O Eldridge Greer started the meeting asking

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Dear Team DPS, I am pleased to announce the selection of veteran educator Ron Cabrera as interim superintendent of Denver Public Schools. Dr. Cabrera, who began his teaching career at Denver North High School in 1979, will spend the next several weeks with Superintendent Tom Boasberg before formally taking over as interim superintendent after Boasberg’s

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Board of Education Update – September 20, 2018 Board Meeting

Board Endorses Amendment 73, Prioritizes Teacher Pay At the September 21, 2018 meeting the Board of Education endorsed the Great Schools, Thriving Communities ballot initiative — also known as Amendment 73 — that is up for a statewide vote in November. The board adopted a resolution endorsing the recommendations made by a community committee on what the district’s

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