Our Work

RootED works to unite groups that have held opposing viewpoints to advance a shared vision of equity and opportunity for all Denver Public Schools students. We empower and partner with the communities most impacted by educational inequity. And we partner with Denver Public Schools to advance equity system wide.

Funding Autonomous Public Schools

Because they have the flexibility to respond and adapt quickly to meet community needs, autonomous schools can be an effective strategy to address equity and opportunity gaps and improve the quality of public K-12 education.
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Supporting Community-Based Organizations

RootED is a partner to community-based organizations, facilitating connections and collaboration and supporting their work through funding, strategy, and sharing of information and resources in support of equity, quality, opportunity, accountability and autonomy in Denver Public Schools.
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Grants Process

Our goal is to advance equity and quality in Denver’s public education system. We do that by supporting a thriving autonomous school sector that places communities at the center.
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Funding Autonomous Public Schools

Because they have the flexibility to respond and adapt quickly to meet community needs, autonomous schools can be an effective strategy to address equity and opportunity gaps and improve the quality of public K-12 education.

Learn More

Supporting Community-Based Organizations

RootED is a partner to community-based organizations, facilitating connections and collaboration and supporting their work through funding, strategy, and sharing of information and resources in support of equity, quality, opportunity, accountability and autonomy in Denver Public Schools.

Learn More

Grants Process

Our goal is to advance equity and quality in Denver’s public education system. We do that by supporting a thriving autonomous school sector that places communities at the center.

Learn More

Partner Highlights

Newsletter: November 18, 2020

Published: November 18, 2020

Mission, Vision, and Values

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Newsletter: October 28, 2020

Published: October 28, 2020

Community Takes the Lead and Succeeds

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RootED Annual Report 2019-2020

Published: October 13, 2020

We’re proud to share our first RootED Annual Report. In fiscal year 2019-2020, our grantees served nearly 24,000 Denver Public […]

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