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Stay Sharp Newsletter: October 2016

A+ Updates Missed out on our new website? No problem. We’ll give you a great excuse to check it out with… A BOLD NEW REPORT: Check out A Fair Share: A New Proposal for Teacher Pay in Denver, and let us know how you think teachers should be paid. Give us feedback here.  News to Share A Growth…

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Stay Sharp Newsletter: September 2016

  September 2016 A+ Updates ICYMI: A Sharp, New Website Check out brand-new apluscolorado.org for our latest and greatest–new blog posts, data sets, and more! Meet the latest addition to the A+ Team! Courtesy of the marvelous AmeriCorps VISTA program, Samantha Grainger Shuba (Sam for short) will head up A+ communications for the next year. She…

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A+ Colorado: May 2016 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends, Just a few weeks ago we let you know that A+ is now officially A+ Colorado. As we have done in Denver (and will continue to do), we can’t wait to partner, collaborate, and engage with families, educators, and community leaders in districts across the state to celebrate great work happening…

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Announcing: The 2015 A+ Game Changers

Introducing: The A+ 2015 Game Changers Each year we reflect on the incredible work that has been done by educators and education advocates around Colorado. The nominations from friends and colleagues for the 2015 A+ Game Changer Award remind us that the energy and passion for improving public education is alive and well in Colorado.…

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A+ Colorado: March 2016 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends, You thought awards season might be over. But we’re excited to announce the 2015 A+ Game Changers next week! In the meantime, here’s an update on the happenings in education in Denver, Aurora, and across the state. A+ Updates Let’s Talk School Facilities Needs for a new charter school: a strong…

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January 2016 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends,  Happy 2016! The year has started with a bang in terms of education news. And, it’s that time of the year again: Oscar nominations have been announced which means it’s also time to submit your A+ Game Changer award nominations. This is your opportunity to make sure that education hero in…

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A+ Denver: 2015 Round-up

Happy Holidays! There has been as much education news as snow this week. Denver, our state, and nation are in the midst of a variety of important changes.  We have our first PARCC scores, a change in Denver Public School leadership, a new state commissioner, and a new federal education law: “Every Student Succeeds Act”…

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Special Edition Election Recap: The 5 Things this Election Taught Us about Education Politics

Our congratulations go out to new and re-elected board members in Denver and Aurora: Lisa Flores (NW Denver), Happy Haynes (Denver At-Large), Anne Rowe (SE Denver), Monica Colbert (Aurora At-Large), Dan Jorgensen (Aurora At-Large), and Cathy Wildman (Aurora At-Large). We look forward to working with all of you in the coming years. Tuesday’s election provided…

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October 2015 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends,  Just as back to school routines are settling in, big changes are already taking shape for next year. Read on to learn more about our latest report, school board races, and school facility decisions. If Not Now… Why We’re Talking about Aurora Public Schools A+ Updates People often forget there are…

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August 2015 Newsletter

Dear Members and Friends,  While summer may have been short, we hope it was sweet. Here’s a bit of what’s been going on during the dog days of summer, and what to look forward to this fall. Education on the Ballot This Fall A+ Updates Denver’s school board race this fall will hopefully raise the…

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