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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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June 2017 Board of Education Meetings

June 2017 6/12 Work Session – 4:30 pm 6/15 Public Comment – 4:30 pm ALL Public Comment for June 2017 6/19 Regular Board of Education Meeting – 4:30 pm Please note all public comment will be held on June 15; there will be no public comment on June 19 6/20 Focus on Achievement (Executive Session)

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Board of Education Meeting Update – May 18, 2017

Assistant Superintendent Greta Martinez Recognized  Assistant Superintendent for Postsecondary Readiness Greta Martinez was recognized by the DPS Board of Education, as she has announced she will retire at the end of this school year following four decades in service to children and families in Colorado. Martinez has been with DPS in various leadership roles since

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Board of Education Update – Work Session, May 15, 2017

New School Applicants Recommended for Approval At the May 15 Work Session the Board of Education heard staff recommendations for which new school applicants — both district-run and charter — should be approved based on the quality of their applications. Board members are scheduled to vote Thursday, May 18, on the applicants. DPS uses the

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