Education news. In context.
Diversity & Equity
Politics & Policy
Teaching & Classroom
Student & School Performance
Leadership & Management
Charters & Choice
Find a Job
How to be a Chalkbeat source
Republish Our Stories
Code of Ethics
Our News Partners
Work with Us
June 18, 2019
Adams 14 schools won’t have a superintendent as private company takes over operations
The board has not named an interim superintendent or started a superintendent search process.
January 14, 2019
Years of instability and division have put one Colorado school district’s fate in outside hands
This week, Adams 14 officials start the process of choosing an external manager, ushering in more uncertainty, and a measure of hope.
Mapping a Turnaround
November 15, 2018
This is what the State Board of Education hopes to order Adams 14 to do
The state board asked the Attorney General’s office for advice and help in drafting a final order detailing how the district is to cede authority, and in what areas.
October 2, 2018
Adams 14 board ordered superintendent to create plan to expand biliteracy option soon
Adams 14 reached the consensus for directing the superintendent to make the change, during a closed-session.
June 13, 2018
Board president of troubled Adams 14 school district abruptly resigns
Timio Archuleta was part of a majority on the five-member board that has supported Superintendent Javier Abrego.
May 24, 2018
Special education in tumult as Adams 14 faces resignations, parent complaints
Parents of students with special needs in Adams 14 say their children aren't receiving appropriate services.
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.
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.
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.
May 1, 2017
How Adams 14 plans to give an outside company authority over some school management
The Adams 14 School District will use Beyond Textbooks to help run three schools next year.
April 25, 2017
Commerce City students march to district building asking for a voice in their struggling school’s future
Students from Adams City High School walked out Tuesday asking for the district to pick a principal for their school and to give them a voice in school plans.
In your inbox.
Chalkbeat New York
How I Teach
Rise & Shine Colorado
Rise & Shine Detroit
Rise & Shine Indiana
Rise & Shine Tennessee
The Starting Line