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Niki Mitchell has watched a number of fellow teachers leave the Douglas County School District in recent years. Some have gone to other school districts. Others have taken early retirement. A few have left the profession altogether. “It’s … more
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The Douglas County School District has announced that Erin Kane will serve as interim superintendent. Kane will serve in the role vacated by Elizabeth Fagen, who left in June to take the … more
Douglas County School District Superintendent Elizabeth Fagen's decision to leave Colorado to take the same position in Humble, Texas, a district of 39,000 students outside Houston, has sparked … more
Douglas County school board member Doug Benevento has two new tax proposals that would help raise teacher pay and address high-priority capital needs in the district. “I said let’s take a look at capital needs and teacher salaries and figure … more
Douglas County Board of Education member Doug Benevento announced Aug. 17 that he is resigning effective immediately, leaving the board with three members who support the district's reform policies … more
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Nathan Elinoff has been in the theme park business for 34 years and has a display case packed full of thank you notes to prove it. He currently operates the Lollipop Park indoor facility at Family Sports Center in Centennial. But he has a bigger … more
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The Town of Parker has taken steps to bring back condominium development by reducing the risk of construction-defect lawsuits against builders. A series of bills introduced in the Colorado General Assembly in the last three years failed to garner … more
The Douglas County School Board agreed April 19 to launch an independent investigation into board President Meghann Silverthorn and Vice President Judith Reynolds after 16-year-old Ponderosa student Grace Davis said she was intimidated and bullied by the pair in a private meeting about the March protest she organized at the school. more
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The Douglas County School District has purchased 10 semi-automatic long rifles to be used by the security staff in the event of an active-shooter situation. The purchase price for the guns was $12,300 and was approved by Superintendent Elizabeth … more
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The staff for a new housing development rented Pinecrest Community Church for a full two hours on Aug. 1, but it only took 10 minutes for the meeting to turn loud and contentious. Denver developers Craft Companies LLC presented a preliminary plan … more
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