Both instructors had been on administrative leave, for the second time, following accusations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
Denver Public Schools
Tom Boasberg and Nancy McCallin have led their institutions for years. The two consider Colorado's biggest education problems.
Boasberg is not leaving immediately, he will stay on for three months. In that time, the Denver Board of Education will conduct their search for his successor.
The homegrown marijuana prevention program is a far cry from the Nancy Reagan “Just Say No” anti-drug programs of the 1980s and 90s.
While student test scores overall are average, the achievement gap between poor and affluent students is the third largest nationwide.
Whether an investigation is conducted by school staff, a district investigator or an outside law firm is a case-by-case determination — there is no set policy.
There were two internal investigations into allegations of abusive behavior in the dance and vocal programs this school year.
The principal of Rise Up Community School says police drew weapons during a search for a student. The department has its own version of events.
The area, set to open to the public this summer, is one of the few nature spaces within 30 miles of Denver.
Teachers Robert Styron and Scott Shively were originally placed on administrative leave earlier in January after allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation.