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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

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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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DPS Returns To Largest School District In State, Fastest Growing In Nation

After four decades Denver Public Schools is once again the largest district in the state when it comes to enrollment.

10/15/2013

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DPS Students Head Back To Class

Denver Public Schools welcomed back students Monday, bringing the summer break to end.

08/26/2013

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Teacher’s Aide Accused Of Sex Assault Also A Youth Baseball Coach

The teacher’s aide accused of sexually assaulting a student at Valdez Elementary School in Denver is also a founding board member and coach for the Denver Pirates Youth Baseball League.

08/26/2013

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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

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Report Details Misconduct By Former DPS Official

A top Denver Public Schools administrator wiped his computers clean to try and prevent investigators from finding out he was violating district policies by receiving lavish gifts from vendors.

06/22/2013

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