District management

The district cited numerous concerns, but charter leaders say they won’t give up.
The Denver school board is set to vote on the school closure recommendations on Nov. 17.
The state’s decision to restore accreditation doesn’t affect its order for reorganizing Adams 14.
A judge found that Adams 14 doesn’t have the authority to challenge the State Board’s directed action for reorganization.
In one example from two days of court testimony, Adams 14 described sponsors backing out for 16 international teachers who could have served the community’s Spanish-speaking students.
Colorado laws require the state to intervene in low-performing school districts, and list reorganization as an option, but that had never been used before.
Citing unintended consequences, a majority of Denver school board members support moving forward a proposal to overturn parts of a new policy limiting school autonomy.
Escuelas con menos de 275 estudiantes y cada vez menos matrícula deben consolidarse, dice un comité de Denver.
Schools with fewer than 275 students and declining enrollment should be targeted for consolidation, Denver committee says.
Metrics for evaluating the superintendent say he should identify at least two “enduring systems of oppression” within the district to be dismantled.
The united front suggests Colorado will face an uphill battle in its efforts to force change on the Adams 14 community.
Colorado’s Adams 14 school district was ordered to start a reorganization process, which begins with forming a committee.
Among the uses: opening six community hubs serving students and families, raising hourly wages, and more.
Denver Superintendent Alex Marrero is cutting dozens of administrator and support jobs to save DPS $9 million.
The state wants Adams 14 to hire help and submit a plan for the district and high school by next month.
The State Board of Education could close Adams 14 schools or reorganize the district. Local leaders instead want the board to trust them to improve education.
An Adams 14 lawsuit that sought to change the rules of next month’s accountability hearing has been dismissed.
The Adams 14 school district has released few details or the names of the finalists, despite interviews being set for Monday.
Adams 14 parents say they’re concerned about overcrowding, lack of transportation, and the loss of community connections if Colorado closes their schools.
Reorganize Adams 14 schools and close at least the high school because the district can’t improve itself, state review panels recommends.
MGT Consulting is leaving the Adams 14 school district effective Friday after months of disagreements with Superintendent Karla Loría.
Colorado’s State Board of Education is rethinking its improvement orders for Adams 14.
Enrollment in Denver Public Schools is declining, and Superintendent Alex Marrero said the cuts are being made “with an eye toward being more effective.”
For the second time in six months, the Adams 14 school board is attempting to sever its relationship with MGT, its state-mandated external manager.
Andre Wright, talked to Chalkbeat about his role and the top needs for Adams 14.
The audit findings — and the dispute over whether they are even valid — raise questions about whether the district and manager can repair their relationship.
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