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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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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
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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Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert stood with 70 of his counterparts inside the jam-packed rotunda in the state Capitol on Jan. 11, urging legislators to untangle what Ewert calls the “Gordian knot” that is school finance in … more
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
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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