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According to the DCSD community survey, most of us think that charter schools add value to our district. However, over the past few years, Silverthorn, Geddes, Peck and Reynolds (board majority) have … more
As a U.S. Army Veteran, I understand the importance of preparing the next generation of Americans to be successful, independent citizens. I also know firsthand about the importance of strong, stable … more
Two of my grandchildren are enrolled in Douglas County elementary schools and I am concerned about the upcoming school board elections and the future of public education. Things that bother me: … more
The upcoming Douglas County School Board election is about two very different approaches to education. One group of candidates embraces the same tired old system, dominated by the teacher's union and … more
I am a concerned citizen who has lived in Douglas County for almost two years. My husband and I moved to Douglas County from Arapahoe County. When we sold our home in Arapahoe County, our Realtor … more
One of my favorite things to do each week is attending some community social functions. Just a coffee hour where members of the community will take turns volunteering each week to provide the refreshments and snacks for others who come out to join … more
This isn’t going to be one of the funny ones. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “On average, 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States.” October is National … more
A recent article in this publication implied that Superintendent Erin Kane is supporting pay-for-performance because it's associated with rewarding teacher effort when she says, "We want to talk to … more
During the 2017-18 school year, there are crucial issues facing taxpayers. There is a school board election and possible vote to increase taxes to support our schools in 2018. Many of these issues … more
Charter school parents: The quality of our future charter schools is in jeopardy! As a charter parent, I'm concerned that DCSD's BOE directors Geddes, Peck, Reynolds and Silverthorn have been … more
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