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blue and green
October 12, 2017
Record number of Denver schools earn top ratings on latest district quality scale
In all, 122 of Denver Public Schools’ more than 200 schools are rated “blue” or “green.” Just 10 schools are “red,” the lowest rating
February 3, 2017
Inside the rocky rollout of Denver Public Schools’ new school closure policy
“The process, as you have aptly described, was flawed,” one school board member said at a public meeting.
December 14, 2016
Why one Denver school with a record of low performance was not recommended for closure
That DPS staff is recommending West Early College be saved shows the district is strictly adhering to the three criteria for its new policy.
Out of time
December 8, 2016
Denver Public Schools reveals schools recommended for closure under new policy
The school board is scheduled to vote Thursday on the recommendations.
school quality review
September 15, 2016
For Denver schools facing closure, a high bar to prove they deserve another chance
A panel convened by DPS has recommended that schools must score at least 25 out of 40 points on their school quality review.
May 13, 2016
Here’s how Denver Public Schools will decide to close low-performing schools
Denver Public Schools will use three criteria, including a school quality review.
Urgency and Possibility
December 17, 2015
Denver Public Schools approves new policy for closing struggling schools, but questions remain
The Denver school board voted Thursday night for a policy that calls for closing, replacing or restarting low-performing schools that continue to struggle even after getting help.
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