Category: Bond & Mill Levy News

MyTech: Moving DPS Towards 1:1 Technology Access It was not your typical classroom scene in Shannan Pullara’s ninth grade science room at Bruce Randolph School last Thursday. The students were hard at work solving a problem projected onto the board — but instead of raising their hands or turning in answers written on paper, their responses appeared on the screen as they Read More »
George Washington HS Reveals 2016 Bond-Funded Improvements At George Washington High School, there’s been a glaring change – a bright one at that – from spring to fall of 2018: “Well the windows make me really, really happy,” said Maryrose Cohan, who teaches speech and debate at GW. “I think it makes all of us feel like we’re being supported.” Those windows Read More »
The Team Behind the 2016 DPS Bond and Mill Levy A significant number of school improvement projects are already underway or finished – bettering learning environments for our students and teachers. From new classrooms and sports turfs and to expanded technology access, the voter-approved 2016 DPS Bond and Mill Levy is already making a remarkable impact – an ‘Education Renovation’ of sorts – on our Read More »
Denver Public Schools Sells 2018 General Obligation Bonds On Thursday, Jan. 18, DPS sold the last $105,325,000 of general obligation bonds remaining from the $572,000,000 approved by Denver voters in 2016. The interest rate for the district is 2.81% and the bonds are scheduled to be repaid over 20 years. As a result of this borrowing, $129,611,223 will be added to the 2016 Read More »
Announcing 2016 Bond Project Schedule

We are excited that Denver students will be the beneficiaries of a four year, $572 million General Obligation Bond. Since the passage of the bond, our construction team has worked to schedule the projects over the four-year term of the bond.

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Denver Voters Approve 2016 Bond, Mill

Denver voters on Tuesday approved bond and mill funding measures for students in Denver Public Schools, agreeing to invest $572 million in bond funding to build and improve schools and $56.6 million in operating dollars to support proven initiatives, such as early literacy.

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What Could a Bond and Mill Levy Fund? Teacher Diversity & Cool Schools

As you may know, a group of 75 community members from across Denver is helping DPS prioritize investments that could be included in a bond and mill levy request this fall, and would help us meet our goal of building great schools in every neighborhood. We want to share with you some additional details about the priorities the Community Planning and Advisory Committee (CPAC) is considering, before they make recommendations to the Board of Education in June.

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