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Public Education
Denver Public Schools nearly $20M in the red due to migrant influx from southern border

Denver Public Schools (DPS) faces a major budget shortfall after nearly 3,000 students have crossed the southern border and enrolled in public schools at no cost, aided by current Biden… Read More

January 31, 2024
Courts
An ‘activist organization,’ not a school: Father files $3 million lawsuit alleging discrimination against heterosexuals, cisgendered in Denver Public Schools

Claiming his young sons are inundated with “LGBTQIA+” pride flags at school but can’t respond in kind, a father is suing a Colorado school district claiming the practice discriminates against… Read More

December 7, 2023
Public Education
Denver schools adopt ‘language justice’ policy to allow non-English speakers to use native languages

(The Center Square) – The Denver school district is among the first in the country to adopt a “language justice” policy as a “long term goal.” The district would encourage… Read More

November 27, 2023
Public Education
Denver students protest district leadership after more school violence

Droves of Denver students skipped class to protest what they say has been the district’s inadequate response to school violence. Students of Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College, a public… Read More

November 6, 2023
Public Education
Study: Denver charter schools yield greater return on taxpayer investment

(The Center Square) – Denver’s charter schools are more cost effective in teaching reading and math and result in a greater return on taxpayer investment than traditional public schools, according… Read More

November 3, 2023
Public Education
Special education director for Denver Public Schools placed on leave for undisclosed reasons, faced past allegations under different name

The special education director of Denver Public Schools was placed on administrative leave Wednesday, nine years after being accused of sexual harassment as a principal using a different first name. Read More

August 21, 2023
Courts
‘They’re trying to hide the ball.’ Denver school district appeals court order to release video of closed-door meeting following shooting 

A judge ruled last week that the Denver Public Schools board violated state law when it held a closed-door meeting, and the district must now release the recording to the… Read More

July 3, 2023
Courts
Lawsuit claims Colorado, Denver laws on ‘sidewalk counseling’ unconstitutional

(The Center Square) – Colorado and the cities of Englewood and Denver face a lawsuit for a law and its enforcement regarding speech outside of abortion clinics. Wendy Faustin, assisted… Read More

June 5, 2023
Public Education
‘It’s just unacceptable’: The border crisis is overwhelming schools in some of America’s most populated cities

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The crisis at the southern border is overwhelming school systems in several metropolitan areas of the country, according to multiple reports. New York City, Miami-Dade… Read More

June 5, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Parents are calling for entire Denver school board to resign

After violent shootings and months of incompetent management, parents and residents are calling for the entire Denver Public School board to resign. “There’s too much dysfunction,”… Read More

April 19, 2023
Public Education
Shooting at Denver East High School, no SROs on site, suspect found dead

Two adult faculty members were shot by a 17-year-old student in a Denver high school on Wednesday morning. The suspect, identified by police as Austin Lyle, was… Read More

March 22, 2023
Public Education
Colorado’s largest school district faces $9 million deficit amid enrollment decline

Declining enrollment, increased wages and staffing shortages have led to a projected $9 million budget deficit for Denver Public Schools. After local tax increases and more funding from… Read More

January 13, 2023