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SchoolChoice Round 1 is Closed; Next Steps

The first round of SchoolChoice for the 2018-19 school year is closed. More than 27,000 DPS families participated by ranking up to five school preferences

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Video: Seeking Belonging as Young Leaders of Color

In our homes, workplaces and schools, there is a universal desire to belong. Yet for some students in Denver Public Schools, that belonging has felt

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Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Team Member: Tim Summers

Tim Summers, a nearly 20-year member of Team DPS, died unexpectedly Feb. 15. Tim worked on the Department of Technology Services (DoTS) development team as

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Superintendent: Keeping Our Kids Safe

“Our schools should be places of learning, exploration and joy where we celebrate our kids’ growth. They should never be hardened bunkers bristling with firearms.”

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DPS students and educators discuss bridging the digital divide.
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Bridging the Digital Divide to Support All Kids

Denver Public Schools is helping students and families access the internet through the MyTech program and the generosity of community partners. Many families are unable

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Hallett Academy’s Black History Museum
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Celebrating Black History Month: Videos

At Hallett Academy, students celebrated Black History Month with a unique project: an interactive black history museum. The brainchild of Discovery Link Program Specialist Antoinette

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SchoolChoice Help Centers

The SchoolChoice application window is open until Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. This year, we’re asking families to fill out the application online. If you

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“New American Neighbors,” a radio show for refugee and immigrant families, recently made its online debut in seven languages and is now airing each week.

Supporting Our New American Neighbors

“Our immigrant and refugee students add such strength and vibrancy to our schools and community, and we know how important it is that we welcome

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“New American Neighbors,” a radio show for refugee and immigrant families, recently made its online debut in seven languages and is now airing each week.

EDUCA: New Radio Show Supports Refugee Families

Tune in to EDUCA Radio from 3-4 p.m. this Friday, February 16 and listen to Paul Stein, Executive Director at the Colorado African Organization, who

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DPS News Now: New American Neighbors Radio Program

In collaboration with Colorado African Organization, a DPS-produced streaming radio and TV program is helping Denver refugee families feel connected, supported and at home here

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