The Board of Education will be addressing the issue of bullying in our schools, and we're reviewing a suggested new draft of the bullying policy. Of course, I don't make any moves without consulting as many of you as possible, so I've scheduled a meeting for us to go through it together.
I had the pleasure of attending the 28th Annual Asian Education Advisory Council (AEAC) awards ceremony this morning, and I’m glad I did. Southwest Denver schools had the run of the place, and I couldn’t be prouder of our scholars.
From College View Elementary, we had:
Traylor Elementary had a representative, too: sweet little...
Get the inside scoop on ways that reformies will use to convince you that your objection to DPS' "school reform" efforts are off base. It's not. Read up.
Come participate in a BLACK HISTORY MONTH Community Education Forum on "40 YEARS AFTER KEYES: THE SEGREGATION AND RE-SEGREGATION OF DENVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS."
The members of the board’s minority believe the superintendent should be provided with guidance and an understanding that, should he choose to continue to violate policy, the members of the board’s minority will seek his termination.
Long-standing educator Mary Titus Sam says DPS is running two separate and unequal parallel universes within DPS, while comparing them on the SPF as if they are one.
By defeating the 3B bond, we can send a clear message to 900 Grant -- either they listen to their customers or we will fight back. Let's defeat this bond and produce a sensible one for next year!
There has been activity around an issue being raised by my predecessor, former Director Michelle Moss, and about the fact that in the course of my duties as a school board director, I requested access to her emails.
All emails I accessed were public records to discover any pending issues that needed to be addressed after taking office or to further understand the historical aspect of district issues, as would be proper in the fulfillment of my duties. While I can understand former Director Moss’ sense of alarm, she can be assured that...
If you haven’t been paying attention to what “education reform” is all about, pay particular attention to this video.
My corollary for this is, “if a whole-child education is good enough for Tom Boasberg’s kids, what about ours?”
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You may have started to hear the buzz about a proposed $450 million dollar bond election that the Superintendent of the Denver Public School wants to put on the ballot for this November. Also proposed for the ballot is a $45 million side car, in the form of a mill levy. These would show up as two different “questions” on your ballot, should the Board of Education approve these measures this week. The vote is scheduled for this Thursday, August 23.
After a lot of my haggling and demanding (even waxing like Kruschev for a...