Category: News

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 »
Free Parking Available for Board Meetings

Good News! We now offer free parking for our board meetings beginning this Thursday, January 23. Parking is available beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the “Yellow” Lot located just north of the Emily Griffith Campus building. The entrance and exit to the lot is from 19th. Please note parking is on a first come, first served

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January is School Board Recognition Month!

School board members are ordinary people who demonstrate extraordinary dedication to our public schools. January marks School Board Recognition Month and is the perfect time we thank our school board members for their untiring efforts. Too often we forget about the personal sacrifices school board members routinely make. Too often we forget about the important

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Board of Education Update – August 19, 2019 Work Session

Superintendent Presents Final Entry Plan Report  Tonight, Superintendent Susana Cordova presented a final summary report of her Entry Plan, which has been the roadmap for the first phase of her district leadership and gives an overview of the specific action steps she has taken to launch DPS’ streamlined focus on Equity, Instructional Excellence and Collaborative

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Board of Education Update – June 13, 2019 Board of Education Meeting

Board Approves Resolution in Support of Inclusive Practices  At the June 13, 2019 Board of Education meeting, the Denver Board of Education voted to approve a resolution that commits DPS to demonstrating inclusive practices in serving students with disabilities. The resolution also states DPS’ commitment to an ongoing campaign demonstrating the benefits of including students

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Board Meeting Update – June 10, 2019 Work Session

Superintendent’s Entry Plan Midpoint Update At the June 10, 2019 Work Session Superintendent Susana Cordova shared a progress update on her Entry Plan, which is the roadmap for the first phase of her district leadership and gives an overview of the specific action steps she has taken to launch DPS’ streamlined focus on Equity, Instructional

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Board of Education Update – June 6, 2019 Focus on Achievement

Road to Reading Partnership Fuels Holistic Approach to Preparing Young Learners for School At the June 6, 2019 Focus on Achievement session the Denver Board of Education heard an update on the progress of the Road to Reading initiative – a program that ensures children from birth to third grade have the language and literacy

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Board of Education Update – May 16, 2019 Board of Education Meeting

Student Board of Education Presents Annual Report; Colorado Youth Congress Shares an Update on Student Projects At the May 16, 2019 meeting the Denver Board of Education reviewed the DPS Student Board of Education‘s Annual Report. The Student Board of Education (SBOE), made up of a team of high school student leaders, builds powerful relationships between

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Board of Education Update – May 9, 2019 Work Session

Teacher Growth and Performance Update with Voices from the Field The Denver Board of Education heard an update from Chief Human Resources Officer Debbie Hearty on teacher growth and performance through LEAP (Leading Effective Academic Practice). The conversation focused on improvements made to the system and where there are continued opportunities, including a mid-year progress check

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