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Remembering Marie L. Greenwood

Marie Louise Greenwood – the first African-American teacher in Denver to receive tenure – passed away Friday, Nov. 15 2019 at 106 years old. She lived

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They Served Our Country. Today, They Serve Our Students.

Denver Public Schools is honoring Veterans Day by recognizing all those who serve, and have served our country. As we mark the day, we are

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Samuels “Sanctuary” Brings Rocky Mountains to Southeast Denver

Fall is the perfect time for a field trip to the Colorado Foothills. For Samuels Elementary School students, that Rocky Mountain getaway requires just a brief, two-minute

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Denver Broncos’ Ja’Wuan James Delivers Winter Jackets

Denver was freezing on Thursday, Oct. 10 — and hundreds of Valverde Elementary students were ready with brand new winter jackets to weather the storm,

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Our DPS Weekly: Making Career and College Success Possible for Every Student

Pictured above: Watch this DPS Features video about the exciting $10 million grant. Dear DPS Community, This week, I joined several of our high school

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DPS Foundation Awarded $10M Gates Foundation Grant for College Ready On Track Program

Watch our video report on the Gates Foundation $10M grant on the Denver Public Schools Vimeo Channel Networks for School Improvement grant from the Bill

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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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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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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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