Partner Highlights

KIPP Colorado Schools New CEO Tomi Amos

Published: August 24, 2020

Research has shown that students who share the same background as educators, receive more effective role modeling, higher expectations for learning and their future, and have fewer cultural differences.

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DSST Public Schools invest in businesses owned by people of color

Published: August 17, 2020

More than 800 DSST Public Schools teachers and staff received $40 each in gift cards to businesses owned by people of color.

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Education advocates say DPS budget needs to address student inequities

Published: June 29, 2020

Denver families learned this spring that DPS would face dramatic budget cuts due to the plunge in sales tax, income tax and other revenue streams brought on by the COVID 19 pandemic.

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Study Finds Denver Families Want To Be Valued As Partners By Public Schools

Published: June 8, 2020

Color-coding school quality based on academic measures had mixed results over the past two decades in Denver.

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Young Aspiring Americans for Social & Political Activism

Published: June 5, 2020

Young Aspiring Americans for Social and Political Activism (YAASPA) endeavors to build the self-efficacy of youth who desire to make change in our communities, pursue social science degrees, and social justice careers.

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FaithBridge

Published: May 30, 2020

The strength of FaithBridge flows from the ability of the Faith community to unite around a single cause, with a single focus and a single voice—to ensure every child in Denver can get a high-quality education without restrictions or limitations of any kind.

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Rocky Mountain Prep

Published: May 21, 2020

In the fall of 2019, RMP launched a new social-emotional learning program. Compass Circles, originally created by Valor Collegiate Academies in Nashville, provides a framework for schools to host regular group conversations that allow participants to check in on how they are doing mentally/emotionally and support their peers and colleagues in doing the same.

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Our Turn

Published: April 29, 2020

Our Turn is developing a new generation of civic leaders who are passionate about educational equity. Using the media, they spread the word about their organizing work and campaigns, including the fight for more mental health supports.

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Highline Academy

Published: April 28, 2020

Highline Academy partnered with Dr. Aaron Griffen to host two workshops, one for parents and another for students, to provide a space where they could unpack their lived experiences and gain new tools to navigate difficult conversations about race and racism.

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