Denver Public Schools

But another troubling trend remains: The percentage of K-3 students reading significantly below grade level jumped up and has stayed up.

The teachers will have their rent covered for a year starting in August.

Air conditioning, high school theater upgrades, and a new school in far northeast Denver are among the projects being recommended.

Los estudiantes que califican para obtener comidas escolares subsidiadas, un indicador de pobreza, también tienen mayor probabilidad de asistir a escuelas con menos estudiantes inscritos.

The policy says the superintendent should recommend schools identified for closure or consolidation by October, and the board should vote “no later than November.”

The new matrix comes more than a year after a shooting inside East High School and following state findings that DPS disproportionately suspends Black students with disabilities.

The analysis of the state’s 10 largest school districts focused on how many sources hadn’t been fixed about a year after they were identified as having high lead levels.

That’s according to a new report released as the Denver school board debates a new school closure policy.

Director Patricia Hurrieta will be tasked with carrying out the recommendations in a new report about the barriers and opportunities that Latino students face.

“At some point, all of us as board members are highly conscious of the fact that we’re going to have to close schools, we’re going to have to consolidate schools,” one board member said.

One initiative will give $1,000 bonuses to teenagers who work 100 hours or more this summer and complete financial literacy training.

The contract provision in question has to do with the end of the so-called budget stabilization factor, which withheld funding from Colorado’s K-12 schools.

Outdated zone lines aren't equitable and are limiting the school’s enrollment and course offerings, students say.

The dissolution means the Luminary Learning Network will be the only innovation zone in Denver Public Schools.

DPS hired 64 new international teachers this year, and its goal is to double that number next year.

DPS contrató a 64 maestros internacionales nuevos este año, y su meta es duplicar esa cantidad el próximo año.

The name change is also meant to strengthen the middle school’s connection with Manual High School.

In redrawing the maps, the board also considered the racial makeup of the proposed districts.