DPS school closures: Board votes to close these 3 Denver schools


Denver’s school board voted Thursday to close three schools at the end of the academic year because of severely low enrollment, including two that members had decided against shuttering nearly four months ago. The decision to close the schools — Denver Discovery, Mathematics and Science […]

DPS school board tables vote to up members’ pay to $33,000 a year


Denver’s school board voted Thursday to indefinitely postpone action on a measure that would have significantly increased how much money its members can earn for performing official duties, raising the elected body’s annual salary cap to $33,000 per person from $9,000. Denver Public Schools’ Board […]

ChatGPT will force Colorado educators to react to writing evolution


When Shelbee Eigenbrode asked an auditorium full of students at Arvada West High School whether they’d heard about ChatGPT, a surge of hands shot into the air accompanied by youthful tittering — and groans from their teachers. The teens at Jeffco Public Schools’ annual student […]

Denver school board rejects plan to close schools


Denver Public Schools’ Board of Education on Thursday struck down a proposal to close schools after Superintendent Alex Marrero caught several directors off guard by changing the district’s school closure plan for the second time within a week. At the start of the meeting, Marrero […]