Alece Montez, DPS' Associate Chief for Family and Community Engagement, discusses how the district will use new tools during the superintendent search to improve the district's spotty record on engaging the community in important decisions.
Boardhawk's new community reporter, T. Michael Boddie, introduces himself. "People deserve the confidence that not just teachers, but districts and other community leaders are doing all they can to nurture students’ abilities and talents through education."
Two educators from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College write: As challenging as the last year has been, we’re heartened that our students have had more questions about politics and current events than we’ve seen before in our careers.
This week's Colorado Department of Education data release on 2020 graduation rates carries an unfortunate whiff of spin and happy-talk at a time when we should instead be trying to assess the impacts the pandemic has had on student learning.
Entering 2021, Boardhawk is doubling down on its commitment to community-focused commentary and reporting on public education n Colorado, with a particular focus on Denver Public Schools. We've hired a community reporter and have assembled a powerhouse advisory board.
Carlos Cantor, born and raised in Colorado, is a native Spanish-speaker, and a 2008 graduate of Kennedy High School. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2013. Carlos works as a mortgage supervisor at a local bank.