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Access to mental health services in Denver Schools: Recommendations for mental health funding in DPS

Student activists from Our Turn Action Network and the Director of Research at A+ Colorado, Eden Morrision, will testify Monday at the DPS Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting at 3:30 p.m. regarding the $3 million earmarked for mental health support from the Mill Levy Override Funds. While DPS continues to strive to meet the mental…

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2020 election results: Outcomes of education issues on the Colorado ballot

Election results: Outcomes of education issues on the Colorado ballot Note: This article was updated on Nov. 4, 2020 with results from the election.  Thank you to the organizers, educators, policy makers and advocates that worked tirelessly with students in mind during this 2020 election cycle. We’re proud to say that the people of Colorado…

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COVID-19 Learning Loss: Recommendations to improve student outcomes during COVID-19 pandemic

It is undeniable that lost instructional time related to the events of 2020 will impact students, the question is - how much?

Outliers 2020

A+ Colorado’s signature Outliers report is a compendia of which districts are beating the odds in terms of student outcomes, and which districts are behind the curve across many different metrics. It provides the state of the State for education. Historically, A+ Colorado has looked across Colorado’s 179 school districts to try and answer the…

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