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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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Young Denver Student Rewarded With Super Bowl Trip For Reading

Denver Public Schools have seen dramatic improvements in test scores and graduation rates. Now one elementary student is being rewarded with a trip to the Super Bowl.

01/31/2014

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Colorado Dropout Rate Lowest Since 2003

The Colorado Department of Education says the dropout rate for public school students is the lowest since 2003.

01/23/2014

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4 Hospitalized After Pepper Spray Released In School Hallway

Denver Public Schools officials are trying to figure out who sprayed pepper spray in a middle school hallway.

12/17/2013

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Denver Kids Inc. Helps Set Kids On The Right Path

Denver Kids Inc. is a local non-profit organization that’s helping to alleviate the dropout problem in Denver Public Schools.

12/15/2013

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