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Kareli Lizarraga with her students (credit: CBS)

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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Charter School Teaches Men The Importance Of Giving Back

The Sims-Fayola International Academy For Boys teaches men the importance of going back and giving back through education.

12/24/2013

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Family’s Heartbreak Becomes Lifesaving Lesson For School

Denver School for the Arts wanted to do something for the family of a students who was badly hurt in a longboarding accident.

11/21/2013

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Some DPS Students May Have Had Personal Info Stolen

Approximately 100 students from three different Denver schools may have had their personal information stolen.

10/17/2013

A large fan at Brown International Academy (credit: CBS)

With Lack Of Air Conditioning In Schools, DPS Tries To Beat The Heat

Nearly half of the schools in do not have air conditioning in the Denver Public Schools system. This year the district is trying to beat the heat and has gotten creative in trying to keep things cool.

08/28/2013

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Denver Public Schools Sprinkler Valves Hot Item Among Thieves

Denver Public Schools are searching for the suspect or suspects who are stealing sprinkler values.

08/22/2013

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DPS Shows Increase In Student Test Scores

The latest round of test results shows solid gains for students in Denver Public Schools.

08/14/2013

Melissa McKibben speaks outside the Denver Public School administration building on Monday. (credit: CBS)

Fired Teachers Complain, But DPS Defends ‘Do Not Rehire’ Policy

The teachers union representing teachers in Denver public schools is fighting back against the district’s policy for dealing with poorly performing teachers.

06/17/2013

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More DPS Students Get Chance To Earn College Credit

More students with Denver Public Schools will get the chance to take college classes while still in high school. This comes after DPS is awarded a $3 million grant.

01/31/2013

Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg (credit: CBS)

4-Year High School Grad Rate Inches Up For DPS

Denver Public Schools says it is making progress in getting more high school students to graduate in four years.

01/25/2013

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