This month: 1) Gotham Greens, 2) Open Space Supporters Say Park Hill Land Can’t Legally Be Developed, 3) Major Fossil Discovery by DMNS Team
If you have a child in one of these DPS schools, the first score you looked for was likely your own child or grandchild’s school. Lacking any of those you probably looked first at the closest school. Humans are wired to instinctively care for their own family and “tribe”—those closest to us.
This past June, the DPS school board passed a resolution eliminating the use of handcuffs in elementary schools; the only exception is “if the student is openly displaying a deadly weapon,” according to the resolution. This piece addresses alternatives to handcuff use, including de-escalation training DPS staff undergo.
DPS Board At-Large Candidates Natela Alexandrovna Manuntseva, Tay Anderson and Alexis Menocal Harrigan talk about their policy priorities.
Annette Haugh was just seventeen when two bad guys with guns changed her life forever. “I separated myself into two parts that day—Columbine survivor and Annette—and I’ve spent the last twenty years trying to put those parts back together.”
The East Area Plan, which includes Hale, Montclair/Mayfair, South Park Hill and East Colfax, came under fire over the summer as homeowners butted heads with planners over height and density recommendations.
With the Denver Public Schools (DPS) Board election coming this fall, the Front Porch brought together four former Board members to share wisdom born of experience.
In the Stapleton vote, Question #1 asked if the name Stapleton should be removed. Stapleton property owners voted no. 3,590 ballots were cast. 2,282 (65.2%) voted to keep the name. 1,216 (34.8%) voted to remove the name.
In the span of just eight days starting in early August, DPD investigated 19 burglaries, but the crime spree might be over as quickly as it began. DPD has filed criminal charges on several juveniles and linked them to at least 10 cases of burglary/auto theft.
Statewide, 3rd through 8th graders take the Colorado Measure of Academic Success (CMAS) Test. High school students take the PSAT (9th and 10th graders) and the SAT (11th graders) to track their readiness for college.