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Aurora Public Schools
The central issue
June 8, 2015
In letters to state board, Aurora Central students say their school needs to stay open
Letters from 34 English language learners from Aurora Central High give the state board an unfiltered look at the school.
this is the beginning
June 3, 2015
Aurora school board OKs Munn’s innovation zone
The board made clear that if Munn doesn't secure support of community, he'll need to go back to the drawing board.
The central issue
May 30, 2015
Aurora Central parents: Make our school better now
More than 100 parents, students, alumni, and teachers, filled Aurora Central's cafeteria for a two hour meeting to voice frustrations and hopes for the school.
The central issue
May 29, 2015
Most want to improve Aurora Central High School, but not everyone agrees how
The Aurora Central High School community will meet Saturday to discuss a plan to improve the school. It has been labeled as failing for five years.
meeting of the minds
May 6, 2015
Aurora school board met illegally with Gates Foundation, charters
And now Aurora Public Schools is reviewing how it coordinates nontraditional board meetings.
April 3, 2015
Building reading fluency goal of United Way program
A program by the Mile High United Way that works with students to build reading fluency in early grades is showing early success.
Financing with a twist
April 1, 2015
More groups explore how Pay For Success financing can help kids
After bursting onto the national scene a few years ago, Pay For Success financing is gaining traction among Colorado school districts and early childhood organizations. Three Colorado groups are currently investigating the model as a way to improve outcomes from children and youth.
March 19, 2015
Aurora Central High students: we’re not a failing school
Three junior girls say the state should look beyond Aurora Central's test scores to see the true value of the school.
in the zone
March 18, 2015
Aurora chief pitches broad reform plan to save Central high from state sanctions
The APS leader told his school board he wants them to have control over the fate of Aurora Central High School, which will likely face sanctions for poor performance.
February 19, 2015
Aurora names new school for prominent black couple
The new school at 6th Avenue and Airport Boulevard will be named the Edna and John W. Mosley P-8 school, the city's school board decided Tuesday night. The school's mascot will be a Red-Tailed Hawk.
February 18, 2015
Aurora chief will propose changes for struggling Central high school
The district's goal: come up with a local solution that will better student outcomes before the state intervenes.
February 2, 2015
“Most teachers expect you to fail”
Three Aurora high school students share their experience of being African American males.
B is for Bokwa
February 1, 2015
Bok-what? Aurora schools try a new form of fitness
Aurora Public Schools officials say they're the first district in the state to offer Bokwa, a dance workout where participants draw letters and numbers with their feet.
E pluribus unum
January 21, 2015
Students to lead the way in Aurora while accountability clock ticks
The suburban school district's new plan calls for every student to have an academic plan, develop a set of skills, and earn credentials toward their college or career.
January 7, 2015
Aurora gives cashless charter one-year extension with conditions
The AXL Academy must meet a series of targets between now and the fall in order to receive a multi-year extension.
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