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Aurora Public Schools
Highs and lows
August 27, 2018
Some Colorado schools brace for state intervention, while others cheer their progress
The next few years will serve as an ongoing test of how well this system of carrots and sticks works to help long-struggling districts.
August 24, 2018
Higher teacher pay and more school safety are up for a vote with November tax requests
Voters will have to decide on a statewide tax proposal, and in several communities, also on local measures.
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 15, 2018
To close or evolve? As teen birth rates drop, school programs for teen parents face a new landscape
With record-low teen birth rates in Colorado, some school districts are downsizing or closing their teen parent programs. Others have worked to adapt to the times.
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.
July 24, 2018
In Aurora, a math teacher led the way to offer students a seal of biliteracy
Few districts have taken on the work to offer a seal of biliteracy after the state passed a law last 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.
June 4, 2018
Aurora’s principal training could get a boost to send 11 more schools through university program
The proposal is a $477,000 request in next year's budget.
May 14, 2018
Aurora school board to consider one-year charter contract for school with conflict of interest
The Vanguard Classical School is well-performing, but a new district review process has flagged conflicts of interest.
trading for tuition
May 7, 2018
New deal gives Aurora staff and graduates discounted college tuition at one online school
To get the discounts, Aurora Public Schools will pay for construction of a new building for CSU-Global.
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