A+ Colorado is set to release a series of briefs titled Denver’s Next Journey, covering a new era of Denver Public Schools. The series will explore lingering questions and big takeaways from improvement efforts in the past as Denver stands at an important crossroads with new leadership for the first time in a decade and major debate about how students are being served.
Learn Together, Live Together: A Call to Integrate Denver's Schools, details Denver Public Schools' continued struggle with school segregation and offers a call to action for greater urgency and solutions around integration.
Denver Public Schools has recently received a slew of accolades, however, at its current pace, the district will not reach its strategic academic goals. In five years, 80% of third graders are supposed to read on grade level; today only one in three do.