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Interview With a Parent Series No. 9

Interview With a Parent Series No. 9

Posted on 19. Oct, 2011 by .

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Tweet Interview Series-No. 9 Parent-This parent transitioned her child from a high achieving DPS school to a faith-based school. Q. Describe your transitional experience or scenario.  A. We were very concerned about the impact of moving our child into a new environment after spending two years at our old school. We weighed the “pros” and […]

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Interview With a Parent Series No. 8

Interview With a Parent Series No. 8

Posted on 11. Oct, 2011 by .

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Tweet Interview Series-No. 8 Parent-This parent transitioned her child from a high achieving DPS school to her neighborhood school, a DPS Innovation School. Q. Describe your transitional experience or scenario.   A. Our transitional experience has been seamless. We filled out the paperwork and showed up on the first day to our neighborhood school. The staff and […]

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Interview With a Parent Series No. 7

Interview With a Parent Series No. 7

Posted on 01. Nov, 2010 by .

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Tweet Interview Series-No. 7 Parent: This parent who lives in southeast Denver transitioned her children from one Denver Public school to another. Q. Describe your transitional experience or scenario. A. While the decision to switch schools was a difficult one, our children seem to be thriving at their new school. We have a 1st grader […]

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Interview With a Parent Series No. 6

Interview With a Parent Series No. 6

Posted on 28. Oct, 2010 by .

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Tweet Interview Series-No. 6 Parent: Lindsey Butters transitioned her two children from her neighborhood DPS to a charter school in Aurora. Q. Describe your transitional experience or scenario. A. We have a 1st grader and a 3rd grader and I would describe our transition as very difficult.  My kids have to wake up an hour […]

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Interview With a Parent Series No. 5

Interview With a Parent Series No. 5

Posted on 05. Nov, 2009 by .

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Tweet Interview Series-No. 5 Parent: This parent, who wishes to remain anonymous, transitioned her children from a private school to a DPS. Q: Describe your transitional experience or scenario. A: Our oldest son is in second grade.  He attended a private school for Kindergarten and first grade.   He found it difficult to transition to a […]

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Interview With a Parent Series No. 4

Interview With a Parent Series No. 4

Posted on 26. Aug, 2009 by .

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Tweet Interview Series- No. 4 Parent: This Denver parent, who lives in Stapleton, switched her child from a Montessori Preschool to a Catholic School (PreK-8th grade) because of the instability of the school situation in Stapleton and it was less of a financial burden than other private schools in the area. Q: Describe your transitional […]

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Interview With a Parent Series No. 3

Interview With a Parent Series No. 3

Posted on 14. Aug, 2009 by .

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Tweet Interview Series – No. 3 Parent: The parent we spoke to for this interview moved, with her family, from the suburbs to the city of Denver. Once settled in the city, she transferred her son from a faith-based school to a Denver Public School (DPS) that possessed much of the criteria they were looking […]

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Interview With a Parent Series No. 2

Interview With a Parent Series No. 2

Posted on 12. Aug, 2009 by .

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Tweet Interview Series-No. 2 Parent: Tracy Stevens has two young sons whom will be homeschooled this upcoming year. This decision was based on some previous school experiences for her eldest son along with some other contributing factors. Q: Describe your transitional experience or scenario. A: Our son went to Westerly Creek for Kindergarten.  He was one […]

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Interview With a Parent Series No. 1

Interview With a Parent Series No. 1

Posted on 06. Aug, 2009 by .

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Tweet Interview With a Parent Series In an effort to provide you with stories to which you can relate, we have decided to interview parents who have gone through various transitional educational experiences with their children. We feel that, by reading these personal stories, you may be able to garner some peace of mind for […]

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