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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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A majority of children returning to Jefferson County schools this week will be heading into buildings that have at least some water outlets testing higher for lead than the federal guidelines for water quality. To date, Jefferson County School … more
Is it closing time? That was the question of the day as Jefferson County Board of Education members directed staff remove the school closures from the Facilities Master Plan, Tuesday … more
Jefferson County voters will be asked to approve a $568 million bond and mill levy override package to help fund Jeffco Schools facilities and ongoing costs this November. “The need has been … more
Come November, Jefferson County taxpayers will be asked to pay up to an average of $134 per year in property taxes to fund new and renovated facilities, and additional Jeffco School district needs … more
Douglas County School District Superintendent Elizabeth Fagen is expected to turn in her resignation this week after a school district in Texas confirmed her as its new superintendent. Fagen - … 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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Applications will be accepted through March 20 from college-bound Colorado high school seniors who “embrace creative risk-taking and demonstrate the courage to go against the grain of every day,” according to information from the Museum of … more
Students at Stott Elementary School got the VIP treatment for their first day of school on Aug. 18, complete with the Arvada West High School marching band and cheerleaders. “We really … more
The Jefferson County School District and the district's teachers union have reached a tentative agreement. The text of the contract was made public Wednesday afternoon for the union membership to … more
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