School Board Receives Proposal to Replace SROs

Change Would Lead to New Supports for Students at School The Des Moines Public Schools Board of Directors is considering a district administration proposal to end the School Resource Officer (SRO) program, a joint agreement between DMPS and …

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DMPS Response to State Auditor’s Report

Following notification by Des Moines Public Schools of suspected wrongdoing, Auditor of State Rob Sand and his office has completed and released a report on financial issues involving a former employee in the school district’s facility services department. …

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State Approves Waiver for DMPS Virtual Learning

Online Instruction November 16-30 in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic   Des Moines Public Schools joins a growing list of Iowa school districts seeking a waiver for virtual learning due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and …

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Board Meeting Moved to Wednesday, September 30

School Board chair Kyrstin Delagardelle and vice chair Dwana Bradley announce a change in this week’s Board meeting: “As a School Board, we respect the many cultures that comprise our school district. Unfortunately, we inadvertently scheduled a meeting …

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