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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

Englewood schools to spend $24,000 in grant money on mental health promotion

The Englewood School District will invest $24,000 in grant funds into mental health iniatives after recieving money through Kaiser Permanente's Thriving Shcools program. The money is part of … more

Littleton Public Schools staffer took the food-insecurity fight to Congress

Jessica Gould, who also serves as chair of the Public Policy & Legislative Committee for the School Nutrition Association or SNA, joined a team of advocates in Washington, D.C. recently to urge lawmakers to keep school funding in its latest spending package. more

Lawyer responds to Douglas County School Board questions about Sunshine Laws

An attorney involved in the lawsuit alleging Douglas County School Board members violated open meetings law has responded to some directors who said they are confused about how to comply with a judge’s order, more

Cherry Creek School District opens clinics for students who need health care

Of the roughly 55,000 students in the Cherry Creek School District, about 14,000 have health care coverage under Medicaid or Child Health Plan Plus, a public low-cost health insurance program — … more

State recommends closing Adams City HS, district reorganization

The state of the Adams 14 School District was on the mind of Superintendent Karla Loria, so much so that she updated the community on Facebook last week. Dear Members of Team Adams 14, As you … more

Douglas County Schools approves new teacher compensation system

In what one director described as “a historic moment,” the Douglas County School board approved a long-awaited new compensation system for licensed employees in hopes of boosting teacher … 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 Schools student tells board community harassed him

A Douglas County teen says he was harassed and defamed online after he made public comment at a Douglas County School Board meeting, prompting a response from at least one board director. 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

Court grants preliminary injunction against school board majority

The Douglas County School Board has been ordered by a judge not to discuss public business or take formal action outside of public meetings, according to an order today from district court Judge Jeffrey Holmes. more

DCSD superintendent finalists undergo first public interviews

The two finalists to be Douglas County Schools’ next superintendent have held their first public interviews covering a range of topics, including school vouchers, arming teachers and political polarization in the community. more

Douglas County Schools names two superintendent finalists

The Douglas County School Board has announced two finalists for superintendent — American Academy charter school director Erin Kane and a DCSD Executive Director of Schools Danny Winsor. 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

‘Perceived’ Cherry Creek bomb threat based on Facebook interaction

A Cherry Creek parent’s Facebook interaction with a man who lives outside the school district led to an investigation of a “perceived bomb threat” that pushed the district to move … more

Cherry Creek teachers' union president 'saddened' for Douglas County teachers

The Cherry Creek School District teachers’ union president, Kasey Ellis, feels for teachers in Douglas County as controversy continues in the wake of the Douglas school board’s decision to fire … more

Failure Award Scholarship applications being accepted

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) is accepting scholarship applications for its annual Failure Award Scholarship. The scholarship is worth $20,000 and it can be used at any … more

Learning to save lives at 16: Denver teens train to become EMTs

Samantha Rudnick has been fly-fishing since she was 2 and has spent more time off the grid in the mountains than just about anywhere else. Now, the mountains offer her the kind of escape that helps … more
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