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Two Valverde Elementary teachers smile for a photo while seated in a library
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Our DPS Weekly: On Equity and Integration

Dear DPS Community,   Our schools have been the subject this week of two newspapers stories focused on integration — last Sunday in the Denver Post

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Claudia Ladd poses for a photo in front of a field of wildflowers

Claudia Ladd Named CO Teacher of the Year Finalist

On Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, the Colorado Department of Education announced the seven finalists for the 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year competition. We are

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A family poses with Superintendent Susana Cordova outside of a home following a Parent Teacher Home Visit
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Our DPS Weekly: Parent Teacher Home Visits

Dear Team DPS,   “I want to be an astronaut and go to Mars…I thought I wanted to be a geologist, but why not go

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Students eat lunch at Valdez

School Meal Menus Now Available in School Café

We recently launched a new system for families, students and staff to access school meal menus. A PDF of the monthly menus for breakfast and

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Students smile while discussing their academic success to an interviewer (off camera)
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Schools to Learn From: Barnum Elementary

Barnum Elementary fifth-graders Melody (left) and Carmen have a lot to smile about this school year, and so does their entire school! While these two

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Updated Resources Available for Families

The 2019-20 DPS district map and the Handbook for Families and Students are now available. Find addresses and school locations across DPS using the 2019-20

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A student works on an assignment in a classroom as Superintendent Susana Cordova looks over the student's work

Our DPS Weekly: Our Cornerstones

Dear Team DPS,   Since January, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to travel around the city and listen to more than 2,100 students, teachers, parents,

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A parent hugs a teacher in a living room as a paraprofessional and child look on during a parent teacher home visit
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Home Visits Improve School Attendance and Literacy Rates

Watch our video highlighting Parent Teacher Home Visits in Denver Public Schools On a warm Saturday morning in May, ECE student Akiyah waved a pair

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A group of students works on an assignment, smiling while using laptop computers, pencil and paper

Provide Feedback on the 2020-2021 School Year Calendar

Denver Public Schools is listening to your feedback about the school year calendar. We encourage you to fill out this survey about the calendar, which

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Superintendent Susana Cordova high fives a young student, who is walking into school holding hands with an adult
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Our DPS Weekly: First-Week Fun!

Watch our video featuring the first day of school, “DPS Kicks Off ‘Best Year Yet’ at Maxwell Elementary” on Vimeo. Dear Team DPS, I had

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