Aurora Public Schools

Aurora voters will select three candidates for the seven-member school board in November’s election.
Things are ‘still lean,’ said an Aurora Public Schools recruiter, ‘but there’s definitely a change in the number of folks who are coming out.’
The Aurora school board is scheduled to meet in closed session to discuss a discrimination complaint brought by former Superintendent Rico Munn. Two investigations reached different conclusions.
The board voted in public Wednesday after coming out of a closed-door session.
In Colorado, state officials don’t oversee school-level finances, and said they depend on schools being honest in reporting academic data.
The Aurora school board voted unanimously to name Cherry Creek administrator Michael Giles as the district’s next superintendent.
For Aurora Public Schools’ next superintendent, school board members favored local candidates.
The next district leader will face a divided board while trying to meet the needs of one of the state’s most diverse communities, and raising their academic achievement.
School closures, leadership turnover, social studies debates, and more. Here’s a look at our top stories of the year.
The Aurora school board voted 4-3 this week to accept a transition plan. Rico Munn has led the district for more than 9 years.
Rico Munn was the 2019 Colorado superintendent of the year. He will transition to a “support role” in Aurora Public Schools starting in January.
Los líderes de los distritos de Denver, Jeffco y Aurora tuvieron en cuenta varios factores a la hora de decidir qué escuelas cerrar. Aquí veremos cómo cada distrito está manejando el cierre de escuelas.
As Colorado districts prepare to vote on school closures, Chalkbeat answered some common questions.
The Denver school board will vote on Nov. 17. The Jeffco school board will vote on Nov. 10.
Leaders hope the project will mint 335 new Colorado teachers over three years.
Aurora joined a handful of other districts where board members can soon receive pay.
Aurora leaders believe the raises may be some of the largest raises for school staff in the Denver metro area.
Hispanic students’ high school graduation rate rose nearly 20 percentage points over the last decade in Colorado, but the pandemic threatens to erode hard-won gains.
La tasa de graduación hispana en Colorado aumentó casi 20 puntos porcentuales en comparación con la década anterior, pero la pandemia amenaza con reducir los avances alcanzados con mucho esfuerzo.
A majority of the Aurora school board voted to close two elementary schools just two months after voting to keep them open.
Aurora principals are designing a magnet arts school with a focus on equity to open fall 2022.
The Aurora administration had proposed closing Sable and Paris elementary schools as part of a long- term facilities plan to address shrinking enrollment in many parts of the district.
Aurora spent five years crafting a long-term approach to declining enrollment. Parents still feel blindsided by school closure recommendations.
La junta escolar de Aurora retrasó una votación y decidió volver a hablar sobre las recomendaciones de cerrar las escuelas primarias París y Sable en su reunión del 22 de marzo.
Colorado schools have extra money for English learners, but not all districts are using the funds to do more for students.
School nurses in Aurora worry COVID rules don’t protect students enough
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