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The University of Colorado has announced an expansion plan that will transform The Wildlife Experience and higher education in Douglas County. More than 7,400 square feet of exhibit space on the second floor of The Wildlife Experience, an … more
A Republican-sponsored effort to delay implementation of controversial new standardized school testing mandates failed in a legislative committee on Feb. 13. The federal Common Core State … more
Law enforcement officials say there is no imminent danger, but patrols are being increased at three local schools in response to rumored threats. An initial threat was stated earlier this week on … more
A contentious House floor debate preceded the Feb. 13 passage of a bill that aims to shine a light on school board members' private discussions. House Bill 1110 would expand current law that … more
More Colorado school children would be eligible for free lunch at school, under a bill that passed a House committee on Feb. 10. Right now, kids who qualify for the state's reduced lunch program … more
News of the Dec. 13 Arapahoe High School shooting hit former Rock Canyon High School guidance counselor Susan Young hard. “The second I heard it, I just sat down in my living room and started crying,” she said. Young didn’t know … more
Douglas County School District's security plan constantly changes. In the wake of the Arapahoe High School tragedy, district leaders said they are making further adjustments to a system they already believe is sound, but never will be … more
Contrary to a late-December news release, Douglas County School Board President Kevin Larsen said the board hasn't decided if it will appeal a recent court ruling against the district. Critics of the … more
Sierra Middle School teacher Jed Palmer recently earned a rare, national honor for his work as a yearbook adviser, but he says the credit goes to his students. “I am fortunate to have great kids that choose to join the journalism classes and … more
Jeffco Schools Board of Education's recent hiring of a Colorado Springs attorney Brad A. Miller, could cost the district an additional $90,000 this year. Hired by a 3-2 vote (Ken Witt, Julie … more
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