Segregation in Denver Public Schools

Keyes v. School District No. 1, Denver, Colorado

 (Check out 23:02 to 24:40, specifically the last sentence.) Audio from the 1972 the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit case Keyes v. School District No. 1 (AKA Denver Public Schools). The case is particularly interesting in light of evidence of Denver schools once again being segregated. This time segregation is due […]

Former board member: Racial isolation persists in Denver schools

DPS School Board members and Superintendent Boasberegularly claim they don’t want kids to “languish in bad schools.” Yet, when presented with evidence that desegregating schools improves academic performance they continue to let hispanic kids “languish” in segregated schools. The Denver 2020 plan is a great idea, but actions to solve the persistent problems of inequity in […]