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End of an era
July 17, 2018
Denver superintendent Tom Boasberg is stepping down after nearly 10 years
Boasberg will continue to serve for 90 days, as his contract with the district requires.
13 years of reform
April 13, 2018
Bennet and Boasberg: Denver schools needed big changes, and the work isn’t nearly done
The two men responsible for guiding Denver schools through dramatic changes over the last 13 years shared the same stage Friday and said their decisions…
April 13, 2018
Boasberg explains his decision to bring back Antwan Wilson: ‘He has so much to contribute’
Denver Public Schools contacted Wilson to gauge his interest in working as a consultant on CareerConnect, a career and technical education program.
April 12, 2018
Forced out as D.C. chancellor, Antwan Wilson is back working in the Denver school district as a consultant
Denver Public Schools has brought back the former school leader as a part-time consultant to help build a strategic plan for a career and technical education program.
Movers and shakers
April 11, 2018
Denver superintendent honored for serving Hispanic students
His nomination notes that graduation rates for Hispanic students increased from 30 percent in 2007 to 64 percent in 2017.
January 17, 2018
What you should know about seven people who could be the next New York City schools chancellor
We’ve sorted through the rumors and political jockeying to handicap several contenders.
December 21, 2017
To succeed Carmen Fariña, her adversary Eva Moskowitz nominates 14 education leaders from across America
Moskowitz noted that not all of her nominees are charter school supporters.
September 25, 2017
Boasberg’s inner circle: The latest changes to Denver Public Schools’ top leadership team
Here are the eight DPS officials who report directly to Boasberg.
September 13, 2017
Boasberg to DeVos: ‘Use all the efforts of your office’ to protect DACA
DeVos may have skipped over Denver Public Schools during her spin through Colorado, but that didn't stop Superintendent Tom Boasberg from getting his point across.
Movers & shakers
August 16, 2017
Colorado Education Commissioner Katy Anthes joins education advocacy group Chiefs for Change
The group has two-dozen members, including Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg.
August 2, 2017
After years of stagnation, Colorado’s innovation schools see breakthrough in improvement, data show
The quadrupling of schools that improved could bolster backers of giving schools greater decision-making authority, an experiment playing out across the nation.
March 14, 2017
Denver Public Schools retooling equity measure, presses forward on scoring schools
The reform-minded district is using the equity indicator to shine a spotlight on educational disparities and encourage change at the school-level.
February 21, 2017
Denver Public Schools, Mexican consulate unite to quell immigration fears
Monday’s event was an opportunity for DPS officials to better communicate to a community on edge.
taking a stand
January 20, 2017
Colorado education leaders sign petition asking Washington officials to protect undocumented youth
More than 1,500 education leaders across the country signed the petition.
hold up wait a minute
January 19, 2017
Colorado Latina lawmakers to Trump: Back off pledge to end protections for young undocumented immigrants
Colorado lawmakers are asking Trump to back off his promise to revoke temporary protection from deportation to undocumented immigrants who arrived here as children.
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