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December Newsletter: Keeping you informed about A+ Denver

Looking ahead 2013 Game Changer Nominations It’s that time of year again! We are accepting nominations for anyone you think has been a game changer in public education during 2013 in Denver. Game changers are people at the school, district, or policy level that have impacted public education in Denver in a positive way in…

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Voices: Some Monday morning quarterbacking on Amendment 66

Originally Posted by EdNews Colorado on November 19, 2013. Copyright © ednewscolorado.org. Written by Van Schoales. Read here.   A+ Denver CEO Van Schoales reflects on lessons that supporters of school finance reform should learn from the failure of the school tax measure Amendment 66. And join EdNews for a panel discussion on the future…

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Newsletter: Election Aftermath and Dale Stephens Event

Election Aftermath On behalf of A+ Denver, we offer our warm congratulations to Denver’s new school board members-elect:Barbara O’Brien, Landri Taylor, Rosemary Rodriguez, and Mike Johnson. All nine board candidates ran top-notch campaigns. They were organized and professional, and centered on issues and not personalities. A+ Denver applauds all of the candidates’ dedication to public…

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August Newsletter: Keeping you informed about A+ Denver

Welcome back from summer break. School’s back in session, TCAPs are coming out tomorrow morning, a high profile school board race is gaining speed, common core is here, and taxpayers are considering whether to overhaul school finance.  Here’s what’s been going on at A+: Board Watching Depending on who you ask, DPS school board meetings…

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July Newsletter: Keeping you informed about A+ Denver

Back to School Members Meeting We know summer has just barely begun, but mark your calendar for an A+ members meeting onSeptember 4th from 8am – 10am (location TBD). We will meet with Superintendent Boasberg to reflect on the past school years progress, hear the focus for the coming years and have a chance to…

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May Newsletter: Keeping you informed about A+ Denver

New Colorado Graduation Requirements A+ Denver has been a strong advocate for linking a high school diploma to some authentic measure of competency instead of seat time.  More than half of the 2013 graduating seniors in Denver will require remediation if they choose to go to college and about a third of them are academically underprepared…

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March Newsletter: Keeping you informed about A+ Denver

Mark your calendars! A+ will be issuing a report on the state of high schools in Denver and AuroraPublic Schools in early April. Following the release of the report we will be hosting an Urban High School Summit on April 24th with leaders from DPS and APS to talk about the findings from the report. We will be…

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February Newsletter: Keeping you informed about A+ Denver

Mark your calendars! …for February 20th, 5pm. Evan Stone, one of the co-founders for Educators 4 Excellence, will join us to talk about teachers making an impact on policy. E4E is a teacher led organization with chapters in New York, Minneapolis, and Los Angeles that works to ensure the voices of teachers are included in…

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