Teachers now see their “collective power” as something they can use to shape the path Denver Public Schools takes in the years to come.
Denver’s New 5280 High School Preaches More Than Academics. Teen-Focused Wellness, Sobriety Are A Key Focus
Enrollment at the new 5280 High School is at more than 100 students, mostly freshman. They’ll add a new class each year.
The engagement level at Rocky Mountain Prep has tripled and the school is one of the highest performing, high-poverty schools in Denver.
On average, Colorado’s district-run schools receive about 20 percent more funding than independently-run charter schools.