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Douglas County school board suggests meeting norms

Douglas County school board directors agreed to a number of meeting norms during the second portion of a board retreat on Aug. 9. After a tense first day of retreat discussions on Aug. 6 about … more

Douglas County school board majority disputes claims they violated open meeting law

A new court filing from attorneys for the Douglas County School Board argues that directors didn’t ask former superintendent Corey Wise to resign and maintains one-on-one conversations do not … more

27J breaks ground for Brighton STEM/CTE Center

Though construction has been going on for a while, dignitaries from the city of Brighton, 27J Schools and Brighton High School students were in attendance Aug. 11 for a groundbreaking ceremony for … more

Douglas County school board recall efforts delayed for funding support

A political issue committee formed to recall the newly-elected Douglas County School Board directors will not be moving forward this November, citing the district’s plans to ask voters for a … more

Athletes’ eligibility comes under Re-8 board scrutiny

Eligibility issues at Fort Lupton High School caught some the attention from Weld Re-8 School District school board member Cody LeBlanc during a board workshop Aug. 11. LeBlanc said the district … more

Douglas County School Board pushes equity discussions to future meeting

A planned discussion on the Douglas County School District’s equity policy was delayed after the school board had a lengthy conversation about the proposed bond and mill levy override questions. more

Douglas County School Board considers $60M mill levy override, $450M bond proposal

It seems likely that the Douglas County School District will ask voters this November for a $60 million mill levy override and a $450 million bond for staff compensation, building three new schools and capital maintenance. more

Brighton HS STEM/Career and Technical Education Center groundbreaking Aug. 12

  27J Schools plans a groundbreaking for Brighton High School's new STEM and Career and Technical Education Center at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at the school, 270 S. Eighth … more

Douglas County School Board tries to rebuild trust at retreat

At the first of two retreat sessions, Douglas County School Board directors aired concerns and discussed proposed norms in an effort to address rifts among the board and with the community. more

Douglas County schools welcome students back Aug. 8

Douglas County School District is gearing up for the start of classes, with the upcoming year expected to be similar to last year in terms of educational priorities and preparing students for their … more

Adams 14 board president resigns

Adams 14 board of education President Ramona Lewis resigned. The announcemenet came from the district July 19; the resignation took effect July 17. Her term on the board began in 2019. A press … more

Accountability questions could hinder Douglas County School District bond success

Transparency concerns could decide the success of Douglas County School District’s potential bond and mill levy override questions, yet school board directors have taken limited steps to address the headwinds. more

Views differ on whether high schools should stop naming valedictorians

Soon after the Cherry Creek School District in Arapahoe County announced it would stop designating valedictorians in its high schools, the criticism started pouring in. more

Former Douglas County assistant principal sues district for religious bias claim

A former Ponderosa High School assistant principal is suing Douglas County School District, alleging he was fired for expressing his Christian beliefs. more

Douglas County School District open meetings appeal denied

A judge has denied the Douglas County School Board’s request to reconsider or clarify an order that prohibits the board from having serial meetings to avoid Colorado Open Meeting Law … more

Improving the world with Indigenous knowledge

It has been a couple of generations since Tori McConnell’s native language of Yurok has been spoken fluently among family. “It was not passed down because often, it was seen as a burden, not a … more

Law enforcement investigating DCSD board members over allegations of perjury

Allegations that two Douglas County School Board directors committed perjury have been referred for investigation to the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. more

Adams 14 files complaint with state board of education

The ongoing war of words between the Adams 14 School District and the Colorado State Board of Education is heading for a court hearing.  The district filed a complaint for judicial review … more

Proposed initiative could mean more money for local schools

A state ballot initiative that would shave off some of the annual Taxpayers Bill of Rights refund and redirect that money to local schools could help fill some gaps, local education leaders … more

FLHS students earn spots on second-semester honor roll

                Here’s a list of the Fort Lupton High School students that made the honor roll for second … more
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