Education

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edcircsmVision Statement

The INC Education Committee is dedicated to the understanding and improvement of a wide range of educational opportunities available to Denver communities through active engagement between Denver registered neighborhood organizations and education providers.

Although our major focus is on primary and secondary education within the Denver Public School system, we also understand the importance and connection of life-long learning opportunities for residents of all ages at universities and community and technical colleges.

City Links: Denver Public Schools:

DPS Board of Education

DPS School Calendar
Chair – Meg Schomp, education@denverinc.org

For more information, or to volunteer, contact us:

INC Public Safety/Education Committee Meeting Minutes April 27, 2016

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David DiGiacomo of Denver Public Works presented about what role Public Works plays with respect to schools and roadway safety, answering both general questions and school roadway issues. Denver committed to VISION ZERO in February of this year, a Public Works action plan to eliminate crashes on roadways, with the goal to reduce and hopefully eliminate traffic-related fatalities.
Rae Reynolds, representing Hilltop/CBHD Transportation, introduced further conversation about how increased development in Denver is going to impact public roadway safety, and concerns that the city realistically anticipates how this is affecting safety. In the Hilltop neighborhood, for instance, there are no sidewalks in many parts of the neighborhood, including along busy arterial streets. Additionally, some of these busy streets have lights between blocks, with no crosswalk to help assure pedestrian-safe passages where there are no sidewalks (East Sixth Avenue between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec, for instance).

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Public Information Only – Methadone Dispensary Control Bill Introduction

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A Methadone Dispensary/Local Control bill is scheduled to be heard by the House State Government, Military and Veterans affairs committee this Wednesday January 27 at 10:00am . This bill , the Methadone Dispensary/Local Control Bill, will be heard at the Legislative Services Building, 200 East 14th Ave in Denver.

This bill hopes to give neighborhoods more control over Methadone clinics and to have these facilities located beyond 1000 ft of a public or private elementary , middle, junior high or high school. READ MORE

Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation Forum on Election Item 2A (College Matters) Video

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At the Oct 10 delegate meeting INC hosted a forum concerning election item 2A also known as “College Matters” . Participants in this forum were former Council Woman Susan Barnes-Gelt and Ben Kelly representative from Proposition 2A READ MORE