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Denver Public Schools

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Tancredo Calls Out DPS Over Hiring Teachers Who Aren’t Legal Residents

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo is calling for the superintendent of Denver Public Schools to resign over a program that allows for the hiring of teachers who came to the country illegally.

04/15/2014

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District Hires Immigrant Teachers Under New Policy

Colorado’s largest school district sees teaching potential among immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally when they were children.

04/11/2014

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Elementary School Opens In Downtown Denver

Denver now has a public elementary school open downtown.

04/09/2014

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Denver Public Schools Gets More Money For STEM Programs

Denver Public Schools has almost 10 million more dollars for its STEM program in eight high schools.

04/08/2014

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Teacher Tenure Standoff Continues In Colorado

A dispute over new teacher tenure rules intensified Monday, when a bill to change the regulations was axed and both sides threw up their hands in frustration over the legislative effort to resolve their differences.

04/07/2014

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Denver Public Schools, Police Team Up To Make Streets Safer

A new campaign has been launched in hopes of making Denver’s streets safer for both drivers and pedestrians.

04/07/2014

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Flobots Classroom Project Takes Off In Denver

The Flobots, a Denver hip-hop band that gained fame with the hit single “Handlebars,” are known for social activism and supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement.

03/12/2014

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School Counselor Claims She Was Fired For Blowing The Whistle

A former Denver Public Schools counselor claims she was fired for blowing the whistle after uncovering fraudulent activity within the school system.

03/08/2014

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Denver Public Schools’ New Downtown Campus Named After Emily Griffith

There’s been plenty of progress on Denver Public Schools’ new downtown campus.

02/18/2014

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Group Of Moms Descend On Capitol To Protest Arming Teachers

Colorado’s public schools would be allowed to permit teachers to carry concealed weapons under a bill up for discussion Tuesday in the Legislature.

02/11/2014

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