Tom Boasberg

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Colorado Education Board Members Hear Testing Complaints

A Colorado State Board of Education member says more than 100 parents have told him of attempts to pressure them into allowing their children to take standardized tests, prompting the board to issue a statement Monday to rein in districts.

03/16/2015

Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg reads to students (credit: CBS)

Denver Students Celebrate ‘Read Across America Day’

Denver celebrated Read Across America Day in a big way on Monday.

03/03/2015

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DPS Superintendent Apologizes For Late Notice About Snow Day

Superintendent Tom Boasberg apologized on Thursday morning for announcing the decision to close Denver Public Schools so late in the game.

02/26/2015

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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