STRIVE Prep in the News

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Borderlandia Explores Denver Gentrification Through Dance

May 10, 2017Westword

Denver's gentrification and racial divides weigh heavily on dancer Kate Speer, the current artist-in-residence at the youth arts nonprofit Platte Forum.

An Eye- and Mind-Opening Visit to a Denver Charter School Led by a Fellow Former Charter Skeptic

May 10, 2017CO School Talk

As a former teacher and now parent at traditional public schools, I have to admit: I wasn’t always open-minded when it came to supporting charter schools as a worthy option within the world of school choice. Over time I have learned more, seen many advantages and been fortunate to visit some innovative charter schools that have withstood the incubation period.

April 13, 2017The Washington Post

n unexpected thing happened when President Trump recently proposed cutting the Education Department budget by some 14 percent while spending a mountain of new money on charter schools and other school-choice options: Some prominent operators of charter schools announced that they weren’t happy with the plan.

In Denver, a Call for More Diverse School Options

April 12, 2017Education Week

Are there situations in which school choice-friendly policies haven't led to more diverse instructional choices for families?

In a petition, a group of parents in Denver argue that the city needs more schools that are diverse in their approaches to education, not a mushrooming of college prep charter schools.


“In the Heights” in the Northside

February 13, 2017North Denver Tribune

In a unique collaboration between North High and Strive Prep EXCEL, the Northside Black Masque Theater is bringing “In the Heights” to the North High School stage February 23 -25, 2017.