Funding great schools.
Rooted in community.

RootED Denver is passionately committed to ensuring every child in Denver has the opportunity and support to achieve success in school, college and their chosen career.

We believe students, schools, and communities thrive when they have the access, tools, and resources to drive change, so we provide funding and strategic support to schools and organizations that authentically engage their communities to create world-class public schools.

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Our Approach

RootED supports autonomous schools and community-driven, community-led work through funding, strategy, collaboration, information and other resources to advance equity in education.

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Partner Highlights

DSST Using Reading Interventionists to Help Boost Reading Ability

Published: January 6, 2023

A pilot program at DSST schools aims to close literacy gaps through the efforts of reading interventionists who work closely […]

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State Board of Education Orders Adams 14 to Resume Contract Negotiations with University Prep

Published: December 18, 2022

The Colorado State Board of Education voted unanimously this month to require the Adams 14 school district and University Prep—a charter […]

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New Research Shows Choice, Autonomy and Accountability Improved Outcomes for All Denver Students

Published: December 13, 2022

The University of Colorado Denver’s Center for Education Policy Analysis in the School of Public Affairs has released the findings […]

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