The West blowouts helped kick-start what became known as El Movimiento, the Chicano Movement.
Teachers now see their “collective power” as something they can use to shape the path Denver Public Schools takes in the years to come.
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Both instructors had been on administrative leave, for the second time, following accusations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
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.
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There were two internal investigations into allegations of abusive behavior in the dance and vocal programs this school year.
Teachers Robert Styron and Scott Shively were originally placed on administrative leave earlier in January after allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
In a letter to school parents, principal William Kohut said both vocal instructors returned to their positions after "appropriate action."
Allegations of abuse painted the school's dance department as a toxic environment. Two teachers involved have voluntarily resigned from the school.