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A happy group of kindergarten students sings a song with their hands in the air in anticipation of the Governor signing the free kindergarten bill into law at Stedman Elementary.

Free Full-day Kindergarten Coming to DPS, Colorado

Gov. Polis signed House Bill 1262 into law on Wednesday at DPS’ very own Stedman Elementary.

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Film Highlights Life After Graduation for Latinx Students

Life after graduation can be surprising, even difficult – particularly for students from immigrant backgrounds. It’s why CEC Early College film educator Alan Dominguez directed

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Photo of Cara Shannon, Inclusion Coordinator at Maxwell Elementary, the author of this article.

In Their Own Words: Creating a Culture of Inclusion

By Cara Shannon, Inclusion Coordinator, Maxwell Elementary Helping students feel included at school is one of the biggest factors for student success. This isn’t just

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Two students from Munroe Elementary proudly pose after the Colorado State Spanish Spelling Bee

How Do You Spell “Success” in Spanish? (É-x-i-t-o)

Two students at Munroe Elementary proudly represented their school and DPS at the Colorado State Spanish Spelling Bee this spring.

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Group of Abraham Lincoln High School students holding a certificate and posing for the camera
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Students Inspire at Challenge 5280

Throughout the school year, Denver Public Schools (DPS) high school students have challenged the status quo as part of Challenge 5280, an annual DPS student

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Our DPS Weekly: DPS Students Develop Ideas to Positively Change Their School Communities

“Seeing dozens of bright, motivated students working together to create positive change in the world filled me with hope that a more equitable future truly is possible.”

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DPS CareerConnect “Celebration of Partnership Impact” Breakfast

Denver – This year, DPS CareerConnect students explored career options in a myriad of ways: collaborating with an outdoor company to co-design a climbing park

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A tissue-paper rainbow display at a DPS school.

Five Things Skinner Middle School’s Gay-Straight Alliance Wants You To Know

Skinner Middle School’s anti-bullying work has seen tremendous results this year — they have had a record low of only 9.5% of students reporting being

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Three elementary school students wear costumes of historical figures.

Finding New Ways for Everyone to Learn

Personalized learning helps kids develop educational strategies that work best for them.

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Hand-written word wall including the written out words for the numbers 13 through 30.

Milestone Years of Service Ceremony

On Monday night, the Denver Board of Education hosted a recognition ceremony for team members who are celebrating milestone anniversaries with DPS this year. “This

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