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Adams 14 School District
18 hours ago
Judge dismisses lawsuits challenging private management in Adams 14, Pueblo districts
A judge dismissed two union lawsuits challenging the state’s orders to Adams 14 and Pueblo school districts requiring them to hire an outside manager.
October 11, 2019
We asked the Adams 14 school board candidates nine questions. Read their answers here.
Voters in Adams 14, which includes much of Commerce City and some parts of Thornton, will select three out of five candidates running in the Nov. 5 election.
trust is key
October 3, 2019
Taking on a troubled high school, a company tries internships, options, and building trust
Last month, MGT officials told the State Board of Education they plan to reorganize Adams City High School “to expand meaningful opportunities."
September 23, 2019
To once-skeptical parents of a troubled school, principal now a sign of stability — and hope
The stability in leadership, a positive school culture, and small academic progress despite chaotic district changes, are signs that the school can improve.
Updated September 5, 2019
Five people certified to run for a spot on the Adams 14 school board, overseeing the district’s private management
As of the deadline Friday, seven people submitted enough signatures to run for a spot on the Adams 14 school board, including some parents.
August 1, 2019
Why teachers unions are trying to block outside intervention in Colorado schools
Lawsuits seeking to block state-ordered intervention under Colorado's 2009 school accountability law will clarify the state’s authority to tell districts what to do.
June 18, 2019
Adams 14 schools won’t have a superintendent as private company takes over operations
The board has not named an interim superintendent or started a superintendent search process.
not so fast
June 13, 2019
Teachers union sues to block handover of Adams 14 operations to external manager
The lawsuit represents a challenge to the current accountability regime, which allows the State Board of Education to intervene when student performance does not improve.
June 10, 2019
Adams 14 finalizes deal with company taking over management of the district
The contract, which took effect Saturday and will go through Sept. 30, 2023, lays out specific deadlines for initial work.
May 18, 2019
Adams City seniors say they pushed themselves, often for their families, to reach graduation day
Adams City High School graduated 305 students on Saturday, May 18, 2019.
May 9, 2019
State Board, despite misgivings, approves Adams 14’s selected external manager
Adams 14 now has 30 days to draft and sign a contract with MGT Consulting.
big decision ahead
May 6, 2019
Few easy options as Colorado State Board weighs outside manager for troubled Adams 14
Urgency is high as July 1 draws closer. This isn’t the first external manager the State Board of Education considers for the Adams 14 school district.
May 3, 2019
Mapleton reaches across boundaries, luring Adams 14 families with priority in enrollment
The Mapleton district sent out 10,000 post cards, including many to Adams 14 families offering prioritized enrollment.
April 23, 2019
The Adams 14 school board now includes a district parent, and she speaks Spanish fluently
Board members said Laura Martinez brought a perspective the board doesn't currently have: that of a district mom, and a Spanish speaker.
April 23, 2019
Adams 14 board selects national MGT Consulting as new pick to manage its district
The State Board of Education must approve the district's selected manager. It rejected the district's first pick.
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