Category: News

Board of Education Statement

Yesterday in a local publication the Board of Education was accused of violating the Colorado Sunshine law which requires that elected boards discuss public business or and take formal action in meetings that are open to the public. Specifically, the Board of Education was accused of violating the Sunshine law during its executive session on

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Board of Education Statement on Shooting at East High School

We are devastated to learn that once again East High School has experienced gun violence. We first want to extend our support and care to the two school deans who were shot. We also share concern for the students, staff, and families of East who are once again experiencing a traumatic event due to gun

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Board of Education Statement about the Shootings on Feb. 13 The Board of Education is deeply saddened by today's events near the campuses of Denver East High School and the Emily Griffith Campus. Our hearts are with all those involved, their families, friends, and our community. We are supporting Superintendent Marrero and his team in providing resources to students and employees who may be in Read More »
Board of Education’s Policy Governance Forges Path to Graduation Rate Increase

Last week the State of Colorado Department of Education (CDE) released its annual report on graduation, completion, and dropout rates for school districts across the state.  According to data released by the Colorado Department of Education, DPS’ four-year, on-time Graduation Rate increased 2.5 percent, from 74.0 percent to 76.5 percent. This was the highest Graduation

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Letter to STRIVE Prep-Kepner Families

The below message was sent by STRIVE Prep to the community on December 14th, 2022. It is shared here as an informational item. To learn more please visit the STRIVE Prep website.    Dear STRIVE Prep-Kepner Families, We write to you today with heavy hearts and important news to share. STRIVE Prep – Kepner will

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2022 Self-Evaluation for Dr. Marrero and BOE Summary In October of each year, the Denver Public Schools Board of Education evaluates the superintendent of the district. The process begins with a self-evaluation from the superintendent followed by a summary, or response, from the Board of Education. Here are the documents for 2022. Superintendent Dr. Alex Marrero's Self-Evaluation English Español العربية Tiếng Việt Soomaali Read More »
DPS Board of Education Selects New Director for District 5 At their regular meeting on June 9, 2022, the Denver Public Schools Board of Education announced the selection of Charmaine Lindsay to fill the District 5 vacancy when Rev. Brad Laurvick resigned due to an appointment to serve as Lead Pastor to the First United Methodist Church in Ft. Collins. “We are so thankful to Read More »