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Denver Families endorses Proposition HH

Colorado has seen property tax bills surge by an average of 40% over the past two years, placing an undue burden on families. Denver Families for Public Schools is proud to endorse Proposition HH (Prop HH), a critical initiative that will significantly reduce property taxes and put money…


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Un camino hacia escuelas más seguras en DPS

Como muchos en nuestra comunidad, Denver Families for Public Schools (Denver Families) está preocupada profundamente acerca de la seguridad y bienestar actual de nuestras comunidades escolares. Los actos de violencia e incidentes relacionados con armas de fuego dentro y cerca de las instalaciones de las escuelas públicas de…


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A Pathway to Safer Schools in DPS

Like many in our community, Denver Families for Public Schools (Denver Families) is deeply concerned about the current safety and well-being of school communities. Acts of violence and gun-related incidents on and near Denver Public Schools (DPS) campuses are far too prevalent. We must not forget that the…


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Great leaders are waiting to lead Denver education

A few months after moving to Denver, I realized that my sister was not getting the same quality resources and support I got as a multilingual learner. The reason? She was in Denver Public Schools (DPS), and I went to school in Frisco, Summit County, a better-funded district. …


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Redistribución de Distritos de Denver Public Schools

Cada diez años, las Escuelas Públicas de Denver (DPS) deben volver a trazar los límites de las de la junta directiva escolar de acuerdo con los datos del censo. El objetivo de la redistribución de distritos es proporcionar una representación justa y eficaz para todos. En el otoño…


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School Board Redistricting: Stay Informed. Stay Involved.

Every ten years, Denver Public Schools (DPS) must redraw school board director boundaries in accordance with census data. The goal of redistricting is to provide fair and effective representation for all. In the fall of 2022, DPS announced its formal redistricting plan, including how they proposed engaging the…


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STRIVE Prep Sunnyside Changed How I See My Son

By Esperanza Rodriguez  My son Ezikel (“Zeke”) had a very difficult time in elementary school. He has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and his behavior could be challenging.  When it was time to send Zeke to middle school, he could not attend the school across the…