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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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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
A bill making its way through the state Senate would eliminate the requirement for concealed carry permits for gun owners. Senate Bill 16-017 is sponsored by state Sen. Tim Neville — a Republican from south Jefferson County who recently … more
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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Douglas County School Board President Meghann Silverthorn said she hasn’t ruled out keeping her seat if she is elected to the District 4 state Senate post in November. But John Straayer, a political science professor at Colorado State … more
Students at Ponderosa High School in Parker say they are tired of losing their best teachers to other school districts and are demanding answers about why this is happening from Douglas County School District Superintendent Elizabeth … more
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