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Stay Sharp Newsletter: October 2019

As leaves fall, snow accumulates and ballots drop, you can continue to rely on A+ Colorado to provide meaningful and relevant updates. This newsletter features updates on the upcoming school board election in DPS and Aurora, a look into implications from Denver’s SPF, and did we mention it’s #NationalPrincipalsMonth? Make sure you #ThankAPrincipal today. A+…

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Stay Sharp Newsletter: September 2019

As we transition from the first days of school to October Count we have a lot to catch up on including a brand new report focusing on DPS Teachers and newly launched resources to help voters dig into the data on Denver students before the upcoming school board election. As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month…

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Stay Sharp Newsletter: August 2019

Summer vacation has concluded and most educators have found themselves back in the classroom, but the time “off” didn’t leave us short of education updates. A+ begins the school year with plenty of news to share including a preview on a new report examining the history and future of initiatives for educators in Denver, a…

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Stay Sharp Newsletter: June 2019

It’s finally summertime in Colorado where students and [hopefully] educators can get the much needed rest they deserve. A+ Colorado delivers all the education news you’ll need to avoid the Summertime Slump including: a new face joining the A+ team, an event and report for Denver’s Next Journey, a coalition’s Report Card rating the state,…

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Stay Sharp Newsletter: May 2019

Summer isn’t quite here, but it’s on the horizon for many students and educators. As we wrap up the 18-19 school year, A+ delivers to you: a deeper look into Cañon City’s innovative schools, data suppression concerns, a preview of the new policies from the legislative session and what they may mean for Colorado kids,…

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Stay Sharp Newsletter: April 2019

Education news doesn’t appear to be taking a break anytime soon with less than 2 months before students head out for their own summer break. This April, A+ Colorado delivers to your inbox: a new report on Denver’s unified enrollment system: SchoolChoice, an Arts Education Forum, a coalition’s call for measuring quality in Denver, two…

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Stay Sharp Newsletter: March 2019

Spring has officially sprung and the days of bomb cyclones are hopefully behind us. Before many of you head off for spring break, take a minute to catch up on the latest A+ and education news! A+ Updates What Will It Take To Have Great Schools In Every Neighborhood? A+ Colorado has released School Improvement,…

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Stay Sharp Newsletter: February 2019

Winter is either winding up or winding down depending on who you ask in Colorado, and the education news is no different. From our perspective, after major stories in Denver and across the state for the past two months, there is no lack of news. A+ Colorado is busy with the release of a 6-part…

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Stay Sharp Newsletter: January 2019

Education has roared in like a blizzard as the new year kicks off with a huge teacher strike in Los Angeles and Denver teachers on the brink of walking off the job. We are hopeful that Denver district leaders and DCTA (Denver Classroom Teachers Association) can come to an agreement before Friday. Teachers deserve to…

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Stay Sharp Newsletter: December 2018

As the we find ourselves in the midst of the holiday hustle and bustle, A+ asks some hard questions reflecting on education throughout the state, before things become quiet as students and educators get the much needed break they deserve before 2019 takes off. A+ Updates November Education Policy Networking Series: What’s Next for Denver Public…

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