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Potential new school board members made their pitch for how they could help serve the Douglas County School District at a special meeting Oct. 4. The Douglas County Board of Education held interviews with candidates for the director position for … more
In a school district in which the word “choice” has become something of a mantra, nearly one in five students attends a charter school. To some, that represents progress by expanding educational options for parents and students. To others, it … more
Imagine being stuck in a mine shaft, without knowing how to safely escape. Or picture an isolated oil or gas refinery, where something goes wrong and help is an hour away. These are just a few of the very real scenarios employees in heavy … more
The Douglas County Board of Education did not fill its empty board seat as expected at the Nov. 1 meeting, because the vacancy was left off the meeting's agenda. That means board President Meghann … more
A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision March 22 regarding the Douglas County School district will have ramifications for special needs students across the country. The court has sided with the … more
A lawyer for the American Humanist Association argued in a courtroom Nov. 16 that the Douglas County School Disrict has a track record of promoting Christian causes, violating the Constitution. A school district lawyer countered that no students … more
Kindergarten students at Soaring Hawk Elementary School in Castle Rock spent the day climbing, kayaking and learning about the outdoors Oct. 25. Avid 4 Adventure, a Boulder company that provides outdoor education experiences for kids, spent the … more
The Douglas County Board of Education voted 7-0 to rescind its School Choice Grant Program Nov. 15 because of rising concerns about the cost of defending it against ongoing legal challenges. With … more
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Bright sunshine and a clear blue sky were an appropriate backdrop for the Douglas County School District's presentation of three environmentally-friendly buses as part of a sustainability plan to make a brighter, cleaner future for its … more
A partnership is forming between Arapahoe Community College, Colorado State University and the Douglas County School District to create a higher-education campus in Castle Rock. The project is … more
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