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Aurora Public Schools
October 5, 2016
More Aurora schools slip onto the state’s academic watch list
Aurora officials presented preliminary state ratings to the board, showing six schools are off the watch list for poor performance, while others were added to the list.
State test growth results
September 21, 2016
Long-struggling Aurora middle school shows gains, offering hope for broader district plan
Boston K-8 is part of Aurora's innovation zone, a strategy to improve low performing schools.
September 20, 2016
Latest Colorado test results provide long-awaited glimpse at how students are growing academically
Newly released state test results measuring students’ academic growth show strong progress for Denver Public Schools in English, slow going for Aurora Public Schools in…
August 18, 2016
Denver’s largest charter school network, DSST, eyes expansion to Aurora
Aurora Superintendent Rico Munn is proposing that the DSST charter network open a new school for grades six through 12 in northwest Aurora.
Bond - school bond
August 17, 2016
Aurora Public Schools asking voters to approve $300 million bond package
The package includes a new Mrachek middle school, which will be built in part by a state grant.
August 17, 2016
Aurora school board censures embattled member Eric Nelson
An independent report in June found that Nelson falsified his academic history, was dishonest about his military background and embellished other parts of his resume.
August 3, 2016
Aurora school board limits embattled Nelson’s role, censure vote to come
Aurora school board Eric Nelson was stripped of his secretary title and will no longer be allowed to use a district credit card for expenses.
August 1, 2016
Aurora Public Schools investigated a school board member accused of lying on his resume. Here’s what they found.
The investigator’s report provides the most definitive proof that Nelson fabricated many lines on his resume.
hope for hope
July 7, 2016
HOPE Online gets reprieve from State Board, will continue operating in Aurora
State Board members said they voted to keep HOPE Online open in Aurora in order to respect parent choice.
June 27, 2016
The Aurora school district couldn’t save this elementary school. Now a charter network gets a chance.
The Rocky Mountain Prep charter school network will begin operating a preschool at Fletcher this fall.
June 22, 2016
Aurora school board approves charter school being eyed as replacement for struggling elementary
The seven-member board voted 4-3 to approve Rocky Mountain Prep’s charter application.
June 21, 2016
Principal tasked with improving — and closing — Aurora elementary school: I have to give teachers hope
Jill Lliteras, a district veteran, has been charged with improving and closing a struggling Aurora elementary school to be handed over to a charter school network.
June 20, 2016
Aurora school board president plans to call for resignation of embattled member Eric Nelson
Nelson said last week he has no plans to resign. He did not return a request for comment Monday.
June 14, 2016
Aurora school board to investigate member who allegedly misrepresented his education background
The board can censure members but not remove them.
One More Year
June 8, 2016
Aurora may grant reprieve to struggling elementary school facing charter takeover
The school board raised a variety of concerns and asked the district and charter to return to its June 21 meeting with an updated charter application and contract.
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