A federal judge has rejected Denver Public Schools’ request to delay his recent order that the district immediately lift restrictions against critic Brandon Pryor, criticizing DPS officials as sore losers in their legal case against Pryor.
Denver Public Schools officials said that the renewal plan was confusing. They said the schools did not specify well enough which waivers from the original 2018 innovation plan that they want to keep in the updated plan.
Many of the 17 mayoral candidates in attendance detailed their personal history as Denver school graduates and parents, asserting that the next city administration needs to be more involved in working with the Denver Public Schools administration and board to enhance after-school programs, high school internship and apprenticeship partnerships with local businesses, and to commit more resources for low-income families and students of color.
As Wednesday’s shooting of two administrators at East High School demonstrates in the starkest possible terms, the decision by the Denver Board of Education to remove school resource officers from high schools in 2021 was a grave mistake, and one with tragic consequences. Not surprisingly, no one involved is acknowledging this, at least not publicly.
Notably missing from the Declining Enrollment Advisory Committee criteria was any measure of school performance. Instead, the Declining Enrollment Advisory Committee chose to focus on schools serving the fewest students.
Colorado charter schools will receive more than $2 million in state grants to support innovative solutions to help state students affected by the economic, social and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
In an effort to alleviate the disruption and rising tide of food insecurity brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Colorado Food Cluster (CFC), a group of community organizations, is joining forces to deliver “Enrich-Kits” which include 7 days worth of free, nutritious meals every week to thousands of students.