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Adams 14 School District
On the Agenda
April 12, 2018
Adams 14 school board votes to give superintendent a raise with no prior notice
The board president cited a raise given to administrative staff in describing the raise for the superintendent.
April 7, 2018
What’s next for Colorado schools ‘on the clock’? This bill would show the way
Colorado's school accountability law is silent about what should happen if students still aren’t learning in the years following state intervention.
March 15, 2018
Slow progress, many challenges: How Colorado schools on improvement plans are doing
Only some of the schools, including Adams City High School, must show improvement this year.
March 6, 2018
Adams 14 parents and community organizers want the school board to replace the superintendent or face consequences
Organizers say they will file petitions and gather signatures to recall three board members.
January 24, 2018
Parents will get face time with teachers in a Colorado district that had done away with conferences
The calendar for the 2018-19 school year was approved by the Adams 14 school board Tuesday and includes scheduled times for parent-teacher conferences.
January 18, 2018
Denver students taking longer to graduate, even as other districts report improvements
The Aurora and Westminster school districts are among those that posted some gains, while Denver Public Schools saw a decrease in the on-time graduation rate.
No time to play
January 12, 2018
Will recess cuts boost learning? One struggling Colorado district wants to find out.
A suburban Denver school district on a state-mandated improvement plan has cut recess time for elementary students in a bid to devote more time to instruction.
January 10, 2018
There are more students from low-income families in many Denver area districts
Look up your Colorado school district's enrollment demographics for the 2017-18 school year.
year in review
December 21, 2017
Need for improvement drove many changes in Adams 14 in 2017
The Commerce City based Adams 14 school district is pushing changes that officials think will help drive up achievement soon.
a new plan
December 20, 2017
This Colorado school district was supposed to be a model for advancing biliteracy. Now it’s scaling back
The Adams 14 school district is ending its expansion of the biliteracy pathways that were expected to go from kindergarten through 12th grade.
November 10, 2017
No more parent-teacher conferences: Why one Colorado school district is going with an online data system instead
Parents in the Commerce City district of Adams 14 are concerned about the district's elimination of parent teacher conferences this year.
September 8, 2017
From passionate to politics-free, here’s how Colorado school districts responded to Trump’s DACA decision
The response shows how school districts view their responsibilities when a divisive national policy change carries implications for many Colorado students and families.
August 30, 2017
Aurora Public Schools improves enough to dodge state action, mixed results elsewhere in new preliminary state ratings
Colorado released preliminary school and district ratings Wednesday showing some low-performing districts such as Aurora and Adams 14 improving.
August 29, 2017
Adams 14 district to keep closer eye on each school as part of state improvement plan
Adams 14 officials created a school monitoring tool that will have top district leaders visiting schools every week to keep track of how schools are doing.
On Close watch
August 17, 2017
State’s lowest performing schools and districts taking hard look at this year’s test data
School districts and schools that ran out of time on Colorado's accountability clock and are now on state improvement plans had mixed performance on state tests.
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