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Adams 14 School District
Highs and lows
August 27, 2018
Some Colorado schools brace for state intervention, while others cheer their progress
The next few years will serve as an ongoing test of how well this system of carrots and sticks works to help long-struggling districts.
August 27, 2018
Adams 14 falls short in its upward climb. Now the state could step in.
Preliminary ratings show Adams 14 did not earn a higher mark from the state to get off of its state plan.
August 16, 2018
Test results can spell relief or gloom for state’s lowest performing schools and districts
Adams 14, Westminster and Aguilar school districts, along with some schools, must see test improvements soon.
leading a district
July 31, 2018
Adams 14 is restructuring leadership team after yearlong exodus of top staff
Regardless of the reasons, the turnover has impacted district employees, including teachers, and the community.
July 19, 2018
There are lots of ways schools teach English learners. Here’s how it works.
Many school districts have been, or are under, federal orders to improve education for English learners.
July 9, 2018
Adams 14 votes to appoint Sen. Dominick Moreno to fill board vacancy
The five member board will see the continued rollout of the district's improvement efforts.
June 28, 2018
State Sen. Dominick Moreno among candidates for Adams 14 board vacancy
The candidates to fill the vacancy will be interviewed by the Adams 14 school board on July 9.
June 21, 2018
Denver area charter prepares to expand into the suburbs, bringing a new option to Adams 14
KIPP is now designing the proposed preschool-12th grade school with Adams 14 parents.
June 13, 2018
Board president of troubled Adams 14 school district abruptly resigns
Timio Archuleta was part of a majority on the five-member board that has supported Superintendent Javier Abrego.
June 12, 2018
Adams 14 could get a grant to replace Commerce City elementary school with safety problems
Adams 14 must still figure out some details of how to come up with their $14 million match for the grant.
May 25, 2018
Adams 14 proposing expanding mindfulness and other programs for student well-being
The mindfulness program and a Random Acts of Kindness curriculum is already being used at a few schools.
May 24, 2018
Special education in tumult as Adams 14 faces resignations, parent complaints
Parents of students with special needs in Adams 14 say their children aren't receiving appropriate services.
May 9, 2018
Group studying Adams 14 recess recommends 20 minutes, training, and new equipment
The recess committee was convened after complaints about reduced time for recess this year.
May 7, 2018
Adams 14 keeps recess recommendations private ahead of board meeting
The Adams 14 school district won’t release recommendations on elementary school recess that were finalized in April.
On the Agenda
April 12, 2018
Adams 14 school board votes to give superintendent a raise with no prior notice
The board president cited a raise given to administrative staff in describing the raise for the superintendent.
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