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Aurora Public Schools
November 1, 2018
Aurora’s Rico Munn honored as Colorado Superintendent of the Year
Under Rico Munn's leadership, Aurora Public Schools raised its state ratings and reduced suspensions and expulsions.
October 30, 2018
Why two Aurora mothers are campaigning for their school district’s tax request
If Aurora voters approve a $35 million tax request, district officials said one priority will be funding after-school programs.
October 3, 2018
Aurora school board commits to new goal to create a culture of collaboration in the district
The new goal is a result of board concerns over teacher surveys showing a lack of trust and communication.
September 28, 2018
Aurora charter’s secret to top scores: ‘We try to make being nerdy cool’
Vega Collegiate Academy had the state's highest math growth scores this year.
September 19, 2018
Aurora is rolling out new curriculum to catch up with how teachers teach writing
Aurora discovered that about 40 percent of its third-through-eighth-graders earned zero points on certain writing sections of the state test.
September 6, 2018
Shrinking here, expanding there, Aurora district wants to hear your thoughts on how to handle growing pains
The Aurora district launched an online survey and is hosting public meetings to talk about the future of schools.
August 29, 2018
Aurora school introduces out-of-the-box redesign with more electives, more teacher collaboration
The Aurora district has worked with School by Design to try to raise school achievement without increasing spending.
August 24, 2018
Aurora to build $8 million building, swapping for college tuition discounts
The Aurora school board approved the lease for the deal with CSU-Global.
August 13, 2018
Aurora board to consider placing school tax hike on November ballot
The proposed tax hike is expected to generate $35 million for the district in 2019.
August 7, 2018
Aurora school district expands translation and interpretation in response to parent demands
The Aurora school district is centralizing and expanding language services for families this school year.
June 20, 2018
Aurora superintendent is getting a bonus following the district’s improved state ratings
Superintendent Rico Munn said Wednesday he is donating the bonus.
June 20, 2018
Aurora school board approves the budget, but will continue transparency discussions to change the level of detail available
Tuesday's quick vote was in contrast to months of discussions over the transparency of the budget.
June 18, 2018
Aurora’s school district is testing out a stipend for hard to staff positions
Officials believe they will know if there's been an impact on recruitment and vacancies by August.
June 6, 2018
Aurora could get two new charter schools, both with a community focus
The Aurora school board will vote on the charter applications on June 19.
the new deal
June 5, 2018
Aurora teachers could get a pay bump in the fall, with a chance for more in January
The Aurora school board must still give final approval to the new teacher pay agreement.
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