Denver Public Schools

Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg reads to students (credit: CBS)

Denver Students Celebrate ‘Read Across America Day’

Denver celebrated Read Across America Day in a big way on Monday.

03/03/2015

Tom Boasberg (credit: CBS)

DPS Superintendent Apologizes For Late Notice About Snow Day

Superintendent Tom Boasberg apologized on Thursday morning for announcing the decision to close Denver Public Schools so late in the game.

02/26/2015

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Delayed School Buses Leave DPS Students Waiting Outside In Single Digit Temps

It was a frosty, cold morning for students standing at bus stops in Denver, and the snowpacked road conditions made many of the school buses late.

02/23/2015

Taylor Herron took this photo in Castle Rock on Feb. 22, 2015.

Storm Provides A Welcome Dose Of Moisture To Colorado

More snow was in the forecast Monday for parts of the Rockies and Southwest Colorado after a storm brought heavy snow over the weekend, a welcome dose of moisture after a month of fairly dry weather.

02/23/2015

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Opera Brings Arts Back To DPS Students

Hundreds of elementary school students from Denver public schools recently heard one form of music for the first time. Dramatic soprano Angela Brown introduced students to the beauty and imagination of opera.

02/21/2015

Hancock on homelessness

Students Wear Pajamas To Class For Homeless Awareness

Students who went to class at dozens of schools in Denver didn’t bother to get dressed on Thursday. They stayed in their pajamas all day but it’s all for a good cause.

02/06/2015

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Young Students Learn The Global Cinderella Story

At Denver’s Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy, teachers are using the Cinderella story as a way to introduce young students to theater and get them acquainted with literature from around the world.

01/29/2015

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Denver School Bus Driver’s Restraint Of 3-Year-Old Probed

The Denver school district says a bus driver used an unauthorized device to keep a student in his seat, and the family of the autistic 3-year-old wants more information.

01/21/2015

There With Care founder Paula Dupre Pesmen with Ja'veonnah (credit: CBS)

Volunteer Organization Specializes In Helping Families With Ill Children

There With Care is a local volunteer organization that was started nearly a decade ago to help the families of critically ill children.

12/22/2014

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City Year Denver Welcomes Donations Spurred By Colorado Gives Day

City Year Denver, a nonprofit that helps underserved public school students in Denver, hopes an annual giving day in Colorado will help fund its efforts and increase its profile.

12/09/2014

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