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Law enforcement investigating DCSD board members over allegations of perjury

Allegations that two Douglas County School Board directors committed perjury have been referred for investigation to the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. more

Parents ask RE-8 board to keep FLHS football program

The Weld Re-8 school board heard pleas to keep the Fort Lupton High School football program May 26. They … more

Fort Lupton football program may be on the chopping block

The Weld Re-8 board of education pointed its budget eyes toward the Fort Lupton High School athletic program during a May 12 workshop. The area of specific interest was the Bluedevils' football … more

Student group proposes policies, classes for Douglas County schools

Douglas County students envision a number of new initiatives, policy updates and class offerings throughout the district in the next few years. Student Advisory Group subcommittees presented to … more

Douglas County School Board directors weigh how to handle tense public comment

As the local teachers union president walked back to his seat after giving public comment at Douglas County School Board, a squabble erupted between him and a group of women. Kevin DiPasquale … more

Douglas County Schools plans to stock Narcan in buildings

The Douglas County School District plans to stock Narcan in every school, including charter schools, by next school year in response to the fentanyl-fueled rise of opiate overdoses.   The … more

Douglas County School Board director discusses complaints filed against him

Douglas County School Board Director David Ray says he has addressed a complaint filed against him with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies regarding his past use of certain mental health professional titles after his licenses expired. more

Former DCSD Superintendent Corey Wise breaks silence, files complaint against former employer

Corey Wise has broken his silence — and the ousted superintendent has filed a complaint against his former employers alleging retaliation, discrimination and that his infamous firing was illegal. more

Douglas County Schools fails to provide full response to record request

The Douglas County School District has refused to release the name of at least one person who requested a list of teachers who were absent Feb. 3 — the day of a controversial sick-out. more

Douglas County school board director condemns superintendent search process

Douglas County school board Director David Ray will not attend a special meeting called for this evening to approve the next Douglas County Schools’ superintendent’s contract in protest … more

Douglas County School Board hires more legal counsel

The Douglas County School Board has retained a second law firm in its defense against a lawsuit alleging the four board majority members violated open meetings laws. more

Douglas County School Board names sole superintendent finalist

In a divided vote, and with one board director participating remotely from a hospital bed, the Douglas County School Board named Erin Kane as the sole finalist to become the next superintendent of … more

School board to discuss appealing judge's ruling March 22

After a more than 90-minute discussion and slew of 4-3 votes on the proper way to move forward, the Douglas County School Board has opted to make an official decision on how to respond to a judge’s injunction order. more

Douglas County School Board calls special meeting

The Douglas County School Board has called a special meeting to discuss whether the board president alone should oversee the district's future response to a lawsuit alleging board members broken open meeting laws. more

Judge’s order pending after first Douglas County School District lawsuit hearing

The Douglas County School Board is awaiting a judge’s written order that will decide whether to temporarily ban directors from using what’s often called “serial meetings” or "daisy chain" meetings. more

Records offer detailed look at day DCSD superintendent was asked to step down

Douglas County School Board member Elizabeth Hanson hung up the phone on board President Mike Peterson in less than seven minutes. more

Employee fears of intimidation, retaliation shroud Douglas County Schools

Josh Ilano walked through one of Legend High School’s parking lots on his way to school when he noticed flyers on several school employees’ cars. At first the 18-year-old chuckled. He thought … more

Douglas County School Board agrees on preliminary timeline for new superintendent search

The job posting for the next Douglas County School District superintendent will be displayed online beginning Thursday and ending Feb. 25, after the board of directors preliminarily approved the … more

Future of MLO, bond measures uncertain amid DCSD controversies, committee chair says

At their first public meeting following the firing of former Superintendent Corey Wise, members of the Douglas County School Board were given a warning: One of the few issues uniting them could be in … more

Students rally amid widespread reaction to DCSD superintendent’s firing

Hundreds of students walked out of class on Monday, protesting the Douglas County School District’s removal of former Superintendent Corey Wise. Protesters also rallied in support of educational equity. more
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