First Take

2:32 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Summer school for principals

Summer school for principals is just par for the course - a new, intense course of principal training. This week, Denver Public Schools is using its part of a $75 million grant from The Wallace Foundation to prepare new administrators for the "principal pipeline."

Read more
First Take
2:55 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Leon Kelly: dean of Denver's gang interventionists

In the two decades since Denver's "summer of violence," the Rev. Leon Kelly has counseled thousands of youth on track to the jail or death that gang life promises. His "death book" now lists 996 names. He remembers them all.

Read more