Author: Lori Atwood

Statement on Findings from Investigation regarding Director Anderson Today Denver Public Schools Board of Education is releasing the findings of the Investigations Law Group (ILG) independent investigation into the allegations made public against Denver Public Schools Board Director Tay Anderson earlier this year. The ILG report is detailed and complex. Investigators interviewed 63 people, reviewed thousands of pages of documentary evidence, and evaluated Read More »
ILG Report Release Schedule The Investigative Law Group (ILG) has completed its investigation of the public allegations made against Denver Public Schools Board Member Tay Anderson and today delivered its report on the investigation to the Board’s counsel. The allegations made against Director Anderson were serious and warranted a thorough, independent review to ensure the safety of the DPS Read More »
Board’s Statement on Investigation and on Student Event at the Capitol The Denver Board of Education hears the voices of the community and we, six members of the Board, release this statement to share our continued commitment to action. On April 6th, 2021, this Board launched an independent external investigation to respond to allegations made on social media from BLM5280 and Never Again Colorado against Director Read More »
Update on Director Anderson and Board Investigation Director Tay Anderson’s fellow DPS Board members agree with his decision to step back from routine board functions and events until the conclusion of the investigation authorized by the Board on April 6. Director Anderson will continue to vote on necessary matters before the Board including the hiring of a new superintendent. The Board encourages Read More »
Message from the Board of Education to the Class of 2021 The Denver Board wishes to extend our congratulations to the Class of 2021 as well as the DPS educators, family, friends, and community organizations supporting you to reach your dreams in this very challenging year. Graduates, we are excited about your future and encourage you to take advantage of all of the opportunities it will Read More »
Update Regarding Investigation of Tay Anderson The Investigation Law Group will be conducting final interviews in the upcoming weeks regarding allegations made against Director Anderson. If there are any additional individuals who wish to speak with the independent external investigators, they should reach out to Investigations Law Group as soon as possible.  The investigators can be reached at interviews@ilgdenver.com.  The Board Read More »
DPS Board of Education Announces Independent Investigation April 6, 2021 For further information: BoardofEducation@dpsk12.org.   Statement from Denver Board of Education In response to allegations made public against Denver Public Schools Board Director Tay Anderson, and in fairness to all parties involved, the Denver Public Schools Board of Education is authorizing a thorough and independent fact-finding investigation. The Board has secured an Read More »
DPS Board of Education Statement on Allegations Against Director Anderson The DPS Board of Education shares this response to the anonymous allegation made against Director Tay Anderson. Denver Public Schools honors and values the voices of individuals who courageously bring forward reports or allegations of sexual misconduct.  At this point, the Board has confirmed that there is no pending criminal investigation or charge. Director Anderson Read More »
DPS Board of Education Statement on Assessments & Funding Priorities for the 2021 Legislative Session In acknowledging the difficulty the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present to our school staff, students, and families, the Denver Public Schools’ Board of Education calls on Governor Jared Polis, the State Board of Education, and the Colorado General Assembly to urge the Colorado Commissioner of Education and Department of Education to submit an application to Read More »