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Denver Public Schools votes to close charter school

Denver7 – January 13, 2023

Denver school board votes to close STRIVE Prep – Kepner charter school

The Denver Post – January 12, 2023

STRIVE Prep – Kepner charter school could be closed

Chalkbeat CO – January 5, 2023

How Dozens of Denver Middle Schoolers Became Bitcoin Entreprenuers

Bitcoin Magazine – December 11, 2022

“One of the best teachers in Denver”: Meet Saudi Arabian education ambassador Rawa Abu Alsamah

Denver Post – November 25, 2022

After school programs give students skills to go to college

9NEWS – November 25, 2022

Governor Polis Announces Schools Selected to Receive Governor’s Bright Spot Award

Colorado Governor Jared Polis – November 18, 2022

STRIVE Prep – Lake charter middle school in Denver to close

Chalkbeat CO – October 25, 2022

Rising Leaders: 10 standout assistant principals and district leaders you should know in 2022-23

K-12DIVE – August 31, 2022

STRIVE, Rocky Mountain Prep leaders discuss pending merger

Chalkbeat CO, August 16, 2022

Community Highlights: Meet Jonathan Dumas of STRIVE Prep

VoyageDenver – June 7, 2022 

Chris Gibbons leaving STRIVE Prep charter network he founded

Chalkbeat CO – May 13, 2022

Students at STRIVE Prep walk out for gun safety

KDVR Fox 31 News – May 27, 2022

‘There’s stuff that has kept me up at night’: Judges speak candidly to Denver students

Colorado Politics – April 21, 2022

Students use social media to bring awareness to people living with homelessness

Channel 9 News – April 11, 2022

Colorado charter schools seek more authority over special education

Chalkbeat CO – March 27, 2022

Why don’t charter schools accept more students with disabilities?

The Colorado Sun – March 22, 2022

Denver teen breaks barriers at international bocce ball competition

The Denver Channel – March 7, 2022

After 2 years of COVID in Colorado, moms reflect on pandemic’s impact on their families

February 28, 2022

‘I found my voice:’ A Denver teen on the new Movimiento Poder

Chalkbeat CO – December 9, 2021

Meet Fuego, STRIVE Prep’s Furry Staff Member who nuzzled his way into the Hearts of Students

RMPBS – November 22, 2021

Empowering My Students, Empowering Myself

TEACH Colorado – October 12, 2021

Filling in education gaps: LGBTQ+ history

9News – October 9, 2021

Public Charters – October 7, 2021

New opportunities for Denver schools

Boardhawk – October 6, 2021

Ms. Paola Solórzano at STRIVE Prep – Kepner wins the 2021 CO-CABE Bilingual Teacher of the Year Award!

October 6, 2021

“Everything is still the same”: A year after protests, young Coloradans don’t think anyone is listening anymore

June 25, 2021 

Preparing socially conscious lifelong learners | Binghamton News

June 18, 2021

40 Educators Join The New York Times Teaching Project

The New York Times – June 2021

Denver Charter School Will Move To Make Way For New Comprehensive Montbello High School

Patch – May 22, 2021

Op-Ed: Students Need What STRIVE-Prep Offers in Montbello – Apr. 3, 2021

Denver’s Montbello High School will reopen in 2022, per school board vote

Chalkbeat Colorado – Feb. 19, 2021

Hundreds of Denver Public Schools educators, support staff receive COVID-19 vaccine

The Denver Channel – Feb. 13, 2021

As COVID-19 cuts class time by as much as half, teachers across U.S. have to leave out lessons

KTLA – Feb. 1, 2021

Strive Prep Provides Not Only Turkeys, But Books, Mental Health For Students Struggling With Remote Learning: ‘It Does Take A Village’

November 19, 2020