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Competing With Brains: Debate at West Early College

Online in social media forums, debate can be far from productive. But in formal competition, as students at West Early College have learned? It can

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Lake MS Celebrates SchoolChoice Application Growth

In March, we celebrated another successful year of SchoolChoice, as families all over the city received their school placement information for the 2019-20 school year.

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At DPS Summer Academy, Students Push Past “Summer Slide”

Summer is a time for fun with friends and family, but it shouldn’t be a time where learning stops. Our kids — especially those who

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“The Hate U Give” Inspires Student Artwork at MLK

Conversations about racism and injustice are critically important in our community, particularly in our schools. At Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College, ceramics students are

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DPS to Remain Open and Operating on Normal Schedules

DPS Superintendent Susana Cordova is affirming her commitment to keep schools open now that the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) has voted to endorse a strike.

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DPS Announces Record Increases in Graduation Rate

Amid cheers and applause during a celebration at Denver South High School, Denver Public Schools announced that more students are graduating on-time than at any other

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¡Somos DPS! Visits Denver Language School

Language is not simply a way for us to communicate; it’s who we are, and it shapes our stories. At the Denver Language School Whiteman

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Susana Cordova Backed by City Leaders on First Day as Superintendent

Superintendent Susana Cordova kicked off her first day as DPS’ superintendent Monday interacting with students, educators, families and community leaders at Barnum Elementary School, the

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▶️ Valverde Elementary Celebrates Multicultural Night

On a crisp autumn evening in Southwest Denver, hundreds of families gathered at Valverde Elementary to celebrate each other at the school’s annual Multicultural Night.

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▶️ DPS Committed to Finding Common Ground with Teachers’ Union

Denver – In negotiations between the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) and Denver Public Schools (DPS) that took place on Dec. 12, the district presented

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