Author: Erin Kobler

Who is CPAC and What Do They Do? Committee kicks off the new year with a close look at a potential 2020 bond measure and mill levy override   In January 2020, a group of 75 parents, students, teachers, and community members will gather for the first time as the newly-formed 2020 Community Planning and Advisory Committee (CPAC). This diverse group of DPS Read More »
Small Changes, New Technology Make a Big Difference for School Safety Thanks to Denver voters, DPS buildings are safer than they’ve ever been. A 2016 bond measure provided funding for the district to add extra layers of safety in every single school, a priority voiced by students, families and staff.  More than 8,500 doors in DPS have recently received new locks. A simple lock may seem Read More »
Mill Levy Supported Programs: Impact and Updates Some of the most innovative DPS programs in recent years were supported or made possible by the $56.6 million mill levy override approved by Denver voters in November 2016. CareerConnect, for example, provides DPS students with early exposure to thousands of career options, and the Paraprofessional-to-Teacher training program helps current DPS paras attain their teaching Read More »