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Sheridan School District
out of sight
June 11, 2018
Out of town, on a Sunday morning, Sheridan’s school board approved a new superintendent contract
The Sheridan school board had voted 3 to 2 on the superintendent choice after an embattled process.
May 2, 2018
Sheridan school district picks new leader in split decision
The board will vote on a proposed contract at a later date.
April 24, 2018
Sheridan school board discussion heats up as date is set for final vote on new superintendent
The board will vote for a superintendent on May 1.
April 9, 2018
Community angst growing as decision on new Sheridan superintendent nears
The Sheridan school board will continue deliberations in executive session on Tuesday.
January 23, 2018
Search for new superintendent of Sheridan schools underway
Michael Clough, superintendent of Sheridan Public Schools, is retiring in June.
January 10, 2018
There are more students from low-income families in many Denver area districts
Look up your Colorado school district's enrollment demographics for the 2017-18 school year.
September 27, 2017
In Aurora and Sheridan, differing visions of how school boards should represent
Aurora and Sheridan school districts have very different representation plans and each have faced their own challenges in making sure everyone is represented.
finishing high school
Updated January 19, 2017
Colorado’s graduation rate hits six-year high, with both big spikes and declines in metro Denver
The state’s graduation gap between students of color and their white students also narrowed slightly.
just in time
October 3, 2016
Off the list: Two Colorado school districts improve enough to spare themselves from state sanctions
Schools and districts that spend five straight years on the watch list face state sanctions.
August 26, 2016
A stark income divide along the border of two Colorado school districts
A new report singles out the border shared by the Littleton and Sheridan school districts for its vast income differences.
March 11, 2015
CDE stands by claim that Sheridan owes nearly $1 million
Sheridan's superintendent, in a statement, said the lawsuit is about more than the money.
March 10, 2015
Sheridan sues education department in enrollment dispute
The Sheridan school district on Tuesday filed suit against the state Department of Education, asking Denver District Court to bar the state from enforcing a claim that Sheridan owes the state money because it received funding for ineligible students.
back to the future
January 27, 2015
At Sheridan High School, an all-in approach to boost graduation rates
Graduation rates at Sheridan High School are up due to a variety of programs to hook students into their future. But it's unclear whether the higher rate will save the school district from state interventions.
May 9, 2014
Sheridan middle school shows off literacy push to parents
Ian Render, a Sheridan Middle School math teacher, shows parent Nora Munoz, right, how one of the school’s new math programs, ALEKS, tracks student proficiency. Munoz…
Turning the tables
February 13, 2014
Sheridan Schools will appeal accreditation rating to state board
Superintendent Michael Clough officially sent the district's position to the Colorado Department of Education today, after receiving the blessing from the district's board of education Tuesday. Department staff will issue its position later this month. The two parties will meet with the state board March 11, Clough said.
April 20, 2012
Charting a new course in Sheridan
Part 2 of a series examining the effort to turn around the nation's lowest-performing schools, with snapshots of three Colorado campuses.
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