Category: Early Literacy

Youngest Students Show Strong Gains in Reading

  Denver Public Schools (DPS) students in kindergarten through grade 3 posted double-digit gains on early literacy exams, as seen by the most recent Colorado READ Act assessments. On Aug. 14, Superintendent Tom Boasberg celebrated this growth with Schmitt Elementary educators, returning for their first day of the new school year. Schmitt educators’ commitment led

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DPS Students Outpace State for Seventh Year

Students in Denver Public Schools are outpacing their classmates across Colorado in academic growth in English language arts and math, according to state test data released today (Thursday, Aug. 17), and this year’s results are the highest gains ever in literacy skills. The results reflect sustained progress in the state’s largest school district, with DPS

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