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Fundraiser aims to help rid world of final pockets of polio

Students in the Cimarron Middle School Interact Club have never been to Afghanistan, Nigeria or Pakistan. Nor have they had to worry about contracting polio, a contagious, crippling and often deadly … more

How to help kids manage the digital world

The answer isn’t simple, but educators and mental health professionals agree that steps can be taken to combat the adverse affects of social media use. Setting screen time limits, along with … more

Douglas County School District will be closed on April 26 as teachers rally at Capitol

Neighborhood, magnet and alternative schools in the Douglas County School District will be closed April 26, as teachers participate in a rally at the state Capitol in Denver, interim Superintendent … more

Douglas County School Board approves contract for new superintendent

The school board's choice to become the new superintendent of the Douglas County School District is being offered an annual salary of $258,420, according to a contract unanimously approved by the … more

Parker Med Spa providing scholarships

Shelby Johnson, 17, a senior at Chaparral High School, has always dreamed of becoming an elementary school teacher. Inspired by her own first-grade teacher, Michelle Weinberg of Cherokee Trail … more

Teachers protest funding gap, some PERA changes at Capitol

Performances of teachers singing a 1980s rock hit in protest have swept the nation — from Oklahoma to West Virginia to Kentucky — and now, the show came to Colorado. “We're not gonna take it … more

Job and internship fair aims to help local youths

If you've got time to lean, you've got time to clean. If you don't remember washing your hands, then go wash your hands. When you're on the clock, it's no time to talk. Chances are most adults heard … more

Colleagues of superintendent selection Tucker applaud his leadership

Tom Burton, associate superintendent of Princeton City Schools, recalls a time when he was eating at a restaurant with his superintendent, Thomas Tucker. An employee and former student approached … more

CU South Denver offers principal licensure program

Aspiring principals and teachers interested in becoming leaders in their schools and districts can enroll in the Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies program at CU South Denver in Lone Tree. … more

Alliance Project grant to be awarded to schools

Applications are being accepted from public schools for the 2018-19 Alliance Project grant to assist teachers with curriculum-relevant programs from 32 major arts and science organizations. The … more

Community members weigh in on board's superintendent decision

For many community members, the Douglas County School Board's selection of Thomas Tucker as permanent superintendent is another affirmation of the positive direction the school district is heading. … more

Douglas County School Board's choice for new superintendent is leader of district in Cincinnati

He's trustworthy, student-centered, an inspiration, a lifelong learner. That's how Douglas County School Board members described their choice for the district's new superintendent. At a special … more

Women engineering into the future

Wendy Weiman’s high school counselors suggested social work as a good career for her. But even as a child, Weiman knew she wanted to become an engineer. And as she got older, her curiosity for how … more

Douglas County School Board poised to pick new superintendent

The Douglas County School Board is expected to announce its choice for the permanent superintendent position this week, paring down a list of three finalists. Erin Kane, who has served as interim … more

Interim superintendent not among finalists for post

After leading the Douglas County School District for nearly two school years, interim Superintendent Erin Kane will not be given the opportunity to lead the district on a permanent basis. Kane, who … more

Douglas County School Board announces finalists for superintendent, with Kane not among them

The Douglas County School Board has announced three finalists for the permanent superintendent position. Interim Superintendent Erin Kane is not one of them. According to a March 29 email to Douglas … more

ACC program helps first-time students adjust to college

Students attending college for the first time can get help with their academic and career goals through the Arapahoe Community College First-Year Experience program. The program includes a Summer … more

Public hearing to address school security

In response to gun violence tragedies in Colorado and across the nation, a subcommittee has been formed to address security in the Douglas County School District. “The idea is to really bring the … more

School district continues tax-measure conversation

Feedback from school leaders shows teacher and staff salaries must increase for the Douglas County School District to remain competitive with neighboring school districts, interim Superintendent Erin … more

Advocates, lawmakers back efforts to bolster education funding

A state House bill and a ballot measure could increase education funding throughout Colorado. Colorado House Bill 1232, which is currently awaiting hearing by the House Education Committee, seeks to … more
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