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Our DPS Weekly: Learning from and Leaning on Our Teachers

Dear DPS Community, Thirty years ago, I took my first steps in front of a classroom full of sixth graders at Horace Mann Middle School

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Our DPS Weekly: Community Collaboration

Dear Team DPS, One of the things that quickly became clear to me as I traveled around the city during my first few months as

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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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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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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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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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Our DPS Weekly: Monday’s Beaming Excitement

This is the face that comes into my mind every time I think about welcoming our kids back to school. The beaming smile, the wide

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Our DPS Weekly: A Moment of Gratitude

“Even with all of this positive change and momentum, I know that there is still more work ahead of us to ensure every child thrives

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Our DPS Weekly: Graduation Reflections from the Class of 2019

“Congratulations to all of this year’s graduates, their families, and the teachers, coaches, counselors and leaders who helped them every step of the way.”

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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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