Tom Boasberg

Copter4 flew over students protesting near the state Capitol Thursday morning (credit: CBS)

Hundreds Of Denver High School Students Walk Out Of Class In Protest

Hundreds of students from several high schools in the Denver metro area walked out of class on Thursday morning in protest of the decision to not indict a Ferguson, Mo. police officer in the shooting death of a teenager.

12/04/2014

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Superintendent Boasberg Holds First Denver Public Schools Parent Forum

Parents and community members are getting together to talk about ways to improve Denver Public Schools.

09/23/2014

Mayor Michael Hancock greets students. (credit: CBS)

Students Head Back To Class In Denver Public Schools

Students went back to class on Monday at Denver Public Schools – meaning most of the major districts in the state are now back in session.

08/25/2014

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Parents Say Southwest Denver Schools Are Being Left Behind

Some angry parents spoke out in a rally on Thursday, saying Denver Public Schools has ignored its southwest region and allowed schools there fail.

06/06/2014

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Universities Team Up With DPS To Mentor New Teachers

Denver Public Schools is teaming up with two local universities in a first-of-its-kind program for teachers.

05/20/2014

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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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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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’ New Downtown Campus Named After Emily Griffith

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

02/18/2014

CBS4's Jim Benemann talks to Denver School Superintendent Tom Boasberg. (Credit: CBS)

DPS Experiences Growth, Achievement Challenges

Denver Public Schools are riding a wave of enrollment success, making the district the largest in the state.

10/30/2013

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