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Aurora Public Schools
April 27, 2018
Parents in one Aurora high school are visiting classes and giving teachers feedback
The goal is to involve parents in helping close the school's largest achievement gap.
April 25, 2018
Language in contract for Aurora teachers changed conversations about walkouts
Aurora teachers have a cap on how many can take leave on any given day, which presented a challenge for this week's walk outs.
April 17, 2018
In renewing superintendent’s contract, Aurora board president says he didn’t run to ‘fire Rico’
The board had allowed a draft contract to proceed on first reading, but Tuesday was the first time they talked about it, just before their final vote.
April 13, 2018
Rico Munn’s inner circle: Meet the team leading Aurora’s district improvements
A final vote on Aurora Superintendent Rico Munn's contract extension is expected Tuesday.
April 12, 2018
As Aurora district is crafting next year’s budget, coaches who turn new technology into engaging lessons are going away
The district describes the change as a shift to embed the personalized learning into other roles.
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.
April 4, 2018
Responsibility for translation and interpretation can’t fall to students, according to new Aurora policy
The policy was written after parents asked the district and school board to improve services.
April 4, 2018
Aurora school board moves forward with two year extension for superintendent’s contract
The Aurora school board did not discuss the contract extension Tuesday but will vote at the next meeting.
April 3, 2018
7 things to know about how Colorado schools punish their youngest students
As educators debate harsh school discipline nationwide, here's a look at which Colorado districts are suspending young children at the highest rates.
Q & A
March 30, 2018
Meet Aurora’s new chief academic officer, whose plans include more training for principals
Andre Wright was previously one of the district's learning community directors overseeing 10 schools.
March 28, 2018
To close persistent disparities in discipline, some Aurora teachers are confronting racial bias
The most focused work on the issue is led at 13 Aurora schools and paid for by the Denver Foundation.
March 21, 2018
Aurora’s superintendent will get a contract extension
The Aurora school board president made the announcement Tuesday. Details of the offer aren't yet available.
March 9, 2018
Struggling Aurora elementary must decide next steps on recommendations
The joint steering committee presented recommendations to the Aurora school board this week.
Give and take
February 26, 2018
Aurora district may start sharing local dollars with charters a year early, in exchange for higher fees
The plan would help the district comply with last year's law requiring districts share their local tax increases.
February 23, 2018
Aurora budget talks devolve into charter school spat
Things turned when the discussion morphed into speculations about Aurora's interest in charters.
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