Denver Public Schools

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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

Copter4 flew over the Aurora Justice Center where protesters gathered Friday morning (credit: CBS)

3rd Day Of Walkouts For Hundreds Of Metro Area Students

Several hundred high school students in the Denver metro area walked out of class for a third day in protest of the police action in Ferguson.

12/05/2014

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2 Denver Schools Close Due To Heat Challenges

Students at two schools in Denver had an extra day off during the bitter cold snap because their classrooms weren’t going to be warm enough.

11/13/2014

The scene on Sept. 15 (credit: CBS)

Teacher Charged With Assault For Explosion That Injured Students

A former teacher has been charged with assault for an explosion that injured students in a chemistry class.

10/23/2014

Emergency vehicles outside Denver's Science, Math and Arts Academy on Sept. 15, 2014 (credit: CBS)

Former Teacher Charged In Lab Explosion That Injured Students

Charges have been filed against a teacher who was fired after four students were burned, one seriously, when a fire erupted in a Denver high school chemistry laboratory.

10/22/2014

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Police Plant Decoy Cars In Attempt To Catch Crooks In The Act

As police respond to more car break-ins in Denver officers are turning to a new strategy: decoy cars.

10/20/2014

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