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Our DPS Weekly: Plan Ahead for a Successful Summer

“Summer is a time for fun with friends and family, but it shouldn’t be a time where learning stops.” Dear DPS Community, With this week’s

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Leveling the Playing Field: Bringing High-quality SAT Exam Prep to Students

From fees for applications and tutoring to the rising cost of college tuition, high school students can face many barriers when it comes to getting

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The Power of School-Based Flexibility … and Excellence in the Classroom

Dear DPS Community, I love a good comeback story! Last week, I shared the results of this year’s School Performance Framework (SPF) ratings with you,

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DPS’ Top Educators Honored at Excellence in Teaching

About 1,200 DPS educators were celebrated for their outstanding performance in the classroom and with our kids during our annual Excellence in Teaching Tuesday night.

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Compass Academy Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Watch Britt Moreno’s news report of her visit to Compass Academy on A big THANK YOU to CBS Denver Anchor Britt Moreno for sharing

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Addressing Concerns About Alleged ICE Activity

We received some concerns from individuals who had heard that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents were posing as DPS teachers and asking families

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Denver Public Schools Hires New Executive Director of Early Education

Denver Public Schools is pleased to announce that Priscilla Hopkins has been named the new executive director of early education. Priscilla is a lifelong educator

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Our DPS Weekly: Our Annual Report on School Performance

Dear Team DPS,   Today is the day when schools all across our district receive their 2019 School Performance Framework (SPF) results — our annual

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Denver Broncos’ Ja’Wuan James Delivers Winter Jackets

Denver was freezing on Thursday, Oct. 10 — and hundreds of Valverde Elementary students were ready with brand new winter jackets to weather the storm,

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New Process for Potential Weather Delays

Winter weather is right around the corner – and there is a new process for potential weather delays. If a Weather Delay is called by

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