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Eric Gorski is bureau chief of Chalkbeat Colorado. Gorski has previously worked as a reporter for The Denver Post – covering everything from K-12 education and religion to marijuana legalization – and as a national writer for the Associated Press.
October 9, 2015
DPS faces thicket of challenges in placement of new southwest Denver middle schools
The Denver school board faces a difficult decision in picking among strong middle school candidates vying for sought-after available space in existing buildings.
October 9, 2015
Rise & Shine: Jeffco board president’s ethics request appears DOA
mind the gap
October 7, 2015
Report: Denver ranks last among cities scrutinized for income-based achievement gaps
A new report finds Denver has the highest achievement gaps separating poor students from their better-off peers in other cities.
October 2, 2015
Rise & Shine: Denver Public Schools’ challenge of finding and keeping black teachers
September 25, 2015
Opening a new chapter, a Denver elementary school on the rebound changes its look and feel
As part of an ongoing effort to lift student achievement, Trevista at Horace Mann in Denver is changing its look and feel as it starts a new era as an elementary school.
September 18, 2015
Rise & Shine: Oil and gas bust reckoning in Garfield County
September 17, 2015
DPS board approves two new southwest Denver middle schools, battle building over Lincoln High
The Denver school board on Thursday signed off on two new middle schools for southwest Denver, but which schools land in which buildings remains uncertain.
September 16, 2015
Meeting miscue puts Haynes ethics request on hold
Allegra "Happy" Haynes's request for an advisory opinion from the Denver Ethics Board about juggling school board and city responsibilities has been put on hold for now.
September 14, 2015
Haynes seeking ethics guidance on plans to hold DPS board seat while heading parks and rec
Denver Public Schools board president Happy Haynes is asking the city ethics board about her plans to keep the role while heading the parks and recreation department.
September 11, 2015
Find your school’s 2015 ACT scores
Colorado’s ACT college readiness exam scores were flat in 2015. Again. Use this tool to see how your school — and others — performed:…
September 11, 2015
Rise & Shine: Colorado professors help discover ancient human ancestor
'great schools' - or the worst?
September 10, 2015
DPS eyeing tougher stance on poor-performing schools, with closures on the table
DPS is drafting a new policy to set clear expectations for poor-performing schools and give the district a roadmap to quickly close those that haven't turned things around.
September 4, 2015
Rise & Shine: Recalls on the rise to hasten political change
September 3, 2015
Denver teachers union: DPS skirted bargaining rules with new incentive pay program
In another conflict over how teachers should be paid, Denver's teachers union has filed a grievance over a new Denver Public Schools incentive pay program.
school choice battle
September 2, 2015
Douglas County School District to appeal voucher case to U.S. Supreme Court
Coming off a loss at Colorado's highest court, the Douglas County School District announced it will seek a U.S. Supreme Court review of its controversial voucher program.
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