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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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Board of Education Update – Special Public Comment, May 11, 2017

Board Hears Public Comment on New School Applicants The Board of Education heard several hours of public comment about, and presentations from, more than a dozen new school applicants, both district-run and charter, hoping to be approved to serve DPS students. Board members are scheduled to vote Thursday, May 18, on which new schools will

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Board of Education Update – Focus on Achievement Session, May 4, 2017

Focus on Achievement: Closing the Opportunity Gap The Board of Education Focus on Achievement session on May 4, 2017 focused on a presentation and discussion around efforts to achieve the Denver Plan 2020 goal of closing the opportunity gap. Despite the district’s focus on equity in the Denver Plan, the Academic Strategic Plan and our Core Shared Values, significant gaps

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May 2017 Board of Education Board Meetings

Board Study Sessions, Board Meetings, and Public Comment are typically held at the Emily Griffith Campus, 1860 Lincoln Street, unless otherwise posted. May 2017 5/4 Focus on Achievement Study Session – 4:30pm 5/11 Special Public Comment – 4:30pm 5/15 Finance & Audit Meeting – 3:00pm 5/15 Work Session – 4:30pm 5/18 Regular Meeting – 4:30pm;

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