DPS Menus Now Available in 10 Languages

Every day, Denver Public Schools (DPS) Food and Nutrition Services serves nearly 90,000 school meals to students and educators, with the goal of providing healthy, tasty

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Happy Haynes Appointed Deputy Mayor of Denver

Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock has appointed Allegra “Happy” Haynes, Denver Public Schools’ Board of Education secretary, as the city’s deputy mayor for 2017. She takes

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Teacher Feature: Transforming Art Education

Alexandra “Alexa” Overby, Ed.D., is in her third year as the photography and Advanced Placement (AP) art history teacher at East High School, and she

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DPS Celebrates Shared Core Values Week & Equity

In 30-degree, snowy weather, Denver Public Schools (DPS) Board of Education members, Superintendent Tom Boasberg, educators, students and community members united to commemorate Dr. Martin Read More »

DPS Partners to Bring Wellness to Montbello

The City and County of Denver, Denver Public Schools (DPS) and the Colorado health program Weigh and Win have expanded their partnership to bring a Weigh and

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Denver Fellows Expand Focus to Include Literacy

Once focused exclusively on math through small group instruction during the school day, the Denver Math Fellows – a Denver Public Schools (DPS) 2012 Bond-funded program

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Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Team Member: Shirley Organ

Shirley Organ, a beloved member of the Greenlee Elementary staff and a legend in the Greenlee community, passed away on Jan. 12, 2017. Organ had

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When Our Teachers Lead, Our Kids Win

“We don’t believe our students can make the academic progress they need to be successful in college and career without investing in the continuous improvement

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State Data Show DPS Continues to Grow

Enrollment numbers released today by the Colorado Department of Education show Denver Public Schools continues to outpace districts across the state in growth, even as Read More »

New Investments for DPS Schools from the 2016 Mill Levy

“With this investment, we are both supporting all kids and all schools, and specifically targeting our money to closing opportunity gaps as we promised in

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