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Paws Right Now… and Read

Service dogs, Liberty and Hank, change vibe at Denver school DENVER - “I’m telling you, it’s magic,” said Annie Larkin, principal at Lowry Elementary in Denver Public Read More »
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AAPI History Month Spotlight: An interview with Jennifer Thong, Co-founder of Eidos Architects and Longstanding Friend of DPS

In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we are showcasing one of our strongest district relationships, one that began over 25 years ago. Read More »
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44 DPS Schools Recognized at CDE Awards Ceremony

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) recognized and celebrated schools and districts that won performance awards in the 2021-22 school year at the annual awards Read More »
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DPS Students Create Decompression Space

LED Lights, Music, Legos, Bean Bags, Books and More DENVER - We could all use a place to go when we just need a minute. Read More »
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Learn How the 2020 Mill Levy Override Helped Transform Mental Health Programs at Denver Public Schools

Thanks to the far-reaching success of our 2020 Bond, which primarily consists of capital projects, we are able to provide regular construction updates on all Read More »
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The Long-term Safety Plan Survey and Your Voice/Tu Voz Family Survey Close Sunday, May 21

EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtSoomaaliአማርኛनेपालीFrançais汉语English The Long-term Safety Plan survey is open now through Sunday, May 21. After reviewing version 1.0 of the Long-term Safety Plan, please share Read More »
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Denver School Dominates In Fierce Lockheed Coding Challenge

Just like the Nuggets flex with the Lakers, some local teenagers bring the heat with their mad math skills. No basketballs. Just coding with Java, Read More »
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74-year-old musician Otis Taylor gets Denver high school diploma decades after being expelled for hair

CBS News Colorado: Otis Taylor was kicked out of Manual High School in 1966 because of his hair. Denver Public Schools wanted to right a Read More »
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Nonprofit creates teaching residency pipeline to help with teacher shortage

9News: City Year Denver partnered with Denver Public Schools to create a pathway for residency fellows to earn their teacher licenses within a year of Read More »
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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific American Heritage Month

With May being Asian American and Pacific American Heritage Month, Denver Public Schools wants to highlight the numerous ways that AAPI individuals and groups are Read More »