A controversial March decision had unintended consequences that limited some innovation school flexibility, board members argued.
It took nine rounds of voting and several tense exchanges to fill the District 5 vacancy.
The charter schools proposed to replicate the STEM School in Highlands Ranch, provide an education that centers Black students, and offer an arts option for elementary students.
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.
Metrics for evaluating the superintendent say he should identify at least two “enduring systems of oppression” within the district to be dismantled.
The applicants are vying to replace Brad Laurvick, who will step down next month.
Among the uses: opening six community hubs serving students and families, raising hourly wages, and more.
The board is looking to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of member Brad Laurvick, who represents northwest Denver.
Spurred by student advocacy, the Denver school board is expected to pass a set of climate action policies that high schoolers co-created.
Brad Laurvick was elected in 2019 as part of a slate of union-backed candidates who “flipped” the Denver school board.
MGT Consulting is leaving the Adams 14 school district effective Friday after months of disagreements with Superintendent Karla Loría.
Campaign contributions and spending by independent committees in 2021 school board races approached $5 million.
In a 6-1 vote, the union-backed Denver school board renewed the district’s contracts with 16 charter schools.
Denver school board member sues Black Lives Matter 5280 and six people after sexual assault claims brought against him are found unsubstantiated
Chalkbeat asked Aurora Public Schools board candidates for the 2021 election to answer nine questions about education. Read their answers in this voter guide.
The Sheridan school board voted to allow its members to get paid, with one goal being to encourage more people to run.
The union-backed candidates in Jeffco — Paula Reed, Danielle Varda, and Mary Parker — have raised the most money in this year’s school board race.
The Aurora school board may vote as soon as next week on a proposal to allow board members to be paid. Denver’s board has also begun discussing the idea.
Chalkbeat asked Jeffco Public Schools board candidates for the 2021 election to answer eight questions about education. Read their answers in this voter guide.
Tay Anderson said the censure vote sets a bad precedent. Denver Public Schools board members acted after a report investigating allegations of sexual misconduct was released.
Other allegations were substantiated, prompting a censure vote from the board Friday.
Before Tay Anderson endorsement, Denver teachers union received letter of anonymous allegations of inappropriate behavior
The Denver teachers union was told of an allegation against Tay Anderson two years ago amid the school board race, according to sources.
Aurora board’s push for more power could determine whether Superintendent Rico Munn stays with the school district
Aurora school board has overridden Superintendent Rico Munn, and now may seek more power over the district
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