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Here’s what reorganization could mean for Adams 14

The Adams 14 school district is set to be the first district in Colorado forced to start a reorganization process after years of low academic performance on the state’s accountability system. Since this would... Read more »

Colorado may offer Adams 14 students transportation to other schools

Some Adams 14 students who want to attend higher-performing schools may have more options this fall as the state seems poised to pay for transportation. This would represent the first time the... Read more »

Adams 14 prepares case for local control in advance of State Board hearing

Facing a hearing this week that could determine the fate of Adams 14 schools, district leaders plan to ask the state to trust local leaders to oversee their own plan to improve... Read more »

New Aurora school to provide a pathway based on passion, not private lessons

The Aurora school district, one of the most diverse in the state, named its new arts-focused magnet school after Charles Burrell, who was the first Black musician to join a major symphony... Read more »

Aurora school board rejects closure of two elementary schools

Aurora board members Tuesday rejected a recommendation to close two elementary schools as part of the district’s ongoing plans to reduce the number of schools it operates in areas with declining enrollment.... Read more »

Close Adams City High, reorganize school district, panel recommends

Bluntly stating that the Adams 14 school district cannot improve itself, a state review panel has recommended the state close the main high school and reorganize the district. Schools could be consolidated... Read more »

Years of planning haven’t spared Aurora from angst over closing schools

With students leaving one side of Aurora and new students showing up on the opposite end of the city, the Aurora school district needed a new plan to rearrange classroom space. It... Read more »

Aurora school nurses want more input, stronger COVID protocols

When Aurora schools decided to shorten their quarantine period to five days, aligning with new state and federal guidelines, school nurses found out almost at the same time that families did. Nurses... Read more »

Adams 14 board approves plan to bring students back to classrooms

Some schools in the Adams 14 district may return to in-person instruction Wednesday after the school board voted to accept school-by-school thresholds for how much staff is enough to safely open schools.... Read more »

Aurora and Denver school boards discuss pay for board members

Aurora’s school board could become one of the first in the state to pay board members, while Denver school board members have started discussing a similar proposal. In Colorado, school board members... Read more »