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Douglas County school chief forges ahead amid whirlwind

Roughly seven years ago, Corey Wise was making the leap from high school principal in the Douglas County School District to working in central administration, but he hoped the new role wasn't his … more

Tiny houses, big purpose: Adams 12 program building space for kids who need it

Mix an Adams County high-school vocational program with a philanthropist who has a soft spot for kids and what do you get?  A plan to build tiny houses, five to start with, with the possibility of … more

Douglas County School District to drop lawsuit over mask opt-out order

The Douglas County School District says it has accomplished what it set out to do when it filed a federal lawsuit against the Douglas County Health Department, and is now recommending the case be … more

Douglas County School District poised to acquire former Wildlife Experience

The Douglas County School District is taking steps to acquire a complex along Lincoln Boulevard that was formerly The Wildlife Experience museum, and later a University of Colorado campus, with hopes … more

They came to the Colorado Center for the Blind seeking confidence. They left traumatized.

Sexual abuses were kept quiet for decades at the world-renowned Littleton school, former students and employees allege more

COVID vaccine rule not planned for now in Cherry Creek schools

The Cherry Creek School District and the Tri-County Health Department, the public health agency for Arapahoe County, are deferring to state authorities on whether to require COVID-19 vaccination for … more

Outgoing Douglas County school board directors reflect on tenures

Outgoing Douglas County school board members said their goodbyes at the district’s last regular board meeting before new leadership assumes office, although divides in the community laid bare by … more

Auraria’s displaced people to get free tuition

Abenicio Rael’s mother, Irene, was one of hundreds of people forced to leave their homes in Denver’s oldest neighborhood before it was razed to make way for the Auraria campus in the 1970s. That … more

Douglas County health board, faced with lawsuit, excludes schools from COVID mask opt-out option

The new Douglas County Board of Health on Friday amended its first public health order, which had allowed parents to opt their children out of COVID masking mandates, so that the order no longer applies to the Douglas County School District, which had sued over the order. more

Adams 14 finds no substitute for substitutes

The Adams 14 school district's last-minute decision to take the day after Veterans Day off has less to do with permanent staffing shortages and more to do with understanding the nature of Thursday … more

Adams 14 accepts two charter school applications

Adams School District 14 said it has two charter school applications from Community Leadership Academy/Victory Preparatory Academy and University Preparatory Schools. The district set up three … more

Election Results 2021: Masks, racial ed don't drive change in Cherry Creek election

In what may be remembered as one of the most contentious Cherry Creek school board races in recent years — and amid a national focus on the issues of masks in schools and the teaching of race in … more

Adams 14 schools to close Friday

Adams 14 School District joined at least two other districts in the Denver area in closing its schools Friday, Nov. 12. The reason is the same .. staffing shortages. The district announced on its … more

Judge extends temporary restraining order in Douglas County School District lawsuit

A federal judge has extended a temporary restraining order against the Douglas County Health Board’s first public health order. more

School Choice 2021

Frederick teacher, coach returns to African homeland

Though he was born in Denver, Frederick High School physical education teacher and boys basketball coach Enoch Miller had one thing he particularly wanted to do.  Return to his family’s native … more

Election Results 2021: Experience proves key in Littleton school board election

As school boards become new battlegrounds for the country's bitterly divided electorate, voters in the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education election rejected hot-button issues, electing … more

Election Results 2021: North metro -- Northglenn, Thornton, Westminster, Brighton, Commerce City, Fort Lupton

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 results page for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Denver area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the … more

Sheridan school district will pay its board members

The school board in Sheridan has voted to allow compensation for board members, becoming one of the first in Colorado to do so. more

Election Results 2021: Clear Creek School District bond leads by small margin

Clear Creek County voters appear split on whether to give the school district $33 million for school buildings. Clear Creek County Ballot Issue 4A was passing with a 101-vote margin, or 51.6% out … more
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