The greatest single chance we have to create opportunity is through a strong and accountable education system, built around a commitment to life-long learning. But we must be honest with ourselves, Denver Public Schools is struggling today.
A world class city needs a world class education system. The Mayor of Denver is not and should not be responsible for Denver Public Schools (DPS), but the Mayor, City Council, Superintendent and School Board must all work together to ensure progress toward shared goals – most importantly, keeping our kids safe, improving student success and closing achievement gaps among students of color and
those coming from low income families. As Mayor, I will use the power of my platform to inform and shape the direction of DPS