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Loving Systems Schools

Loving system schools

In partnership with Dr. Maria Salazar, Associate Professor Morgridge College of Education, Our Voice Our Schools (education justice initiative of Denver non-profit organization Breaking Our Chains), held a Loving School Systems School Summit hosted by IRISE in March 2019. This work emerges from the Schott Foundation Loving Cities Index. The outcome of the summit identified indicators of a Loving School System that can be implemented in schools and school districts.

Our Voice, Our Schools will operate its first community school at DPS Discovery School with the goal of expanding the program to a community school zone. IRISE is supporting research from this pilot program so that it can continue to expand and serve as an alternative and preferred model throughout Colorado and the United States.