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Weld Re-8 school board: LeBlanc wants prom policy

                Weld Re-8 school board member Cody LeBlanc would rather not see high-school proms on Easter weekend (such … more

State board to Adams 14: Come back with co-management plan

DENVER -- The Colorado State Board of Education told Adams 14 School District officials to present a co-management plan next month. The vote from the state board was unanimous. A subcommittee … more

Former DCSD chief Corey Wise defends his short-lived superintendency

When Corey Wise, the ousted superintendent of Douglas County Schools, received a text asking for a coffee shop meeting among him and the school board president and vice president, he thought the request seemed odd. more

STARS Banquet honors 49 Elizabeth School District students

The 24th annual Elizabeth Education Foundation STARS Banquet was held on April 2 at the Elizabeth High School Cafetorium to honor 49 students in grades 5-12. more

Former DCSD Superintendent Corey Wise breaks silence, files complaint against former employer

Corey Wise has broken his silence — and the ousted superintendent has filed a complaint against his former employers alleging retaliation, discrimination and that his infamous firing was illegal. more

Douglas County Schools financial chief leaving over frustrations with school board, records show

Records show the Douglas County Schools chief financial officer is the second high-ranking official to resign out of frustration with the new school board majority’s actions. Kate Kotaska, … more

Douglas County Schools fails to provide full response to record request

The Douglas County School District has refused to release the name of at least one person who requested a list of teachers who were absent Feb. 3 — the day of a controversial sick-out. more

Douglas County Schools financial chief leaving cabinet position

Kate Kotaska, the chief financial officer for Douglas County Schools, will be leaving her post in June, just shy of two years with the district's cabinet. more

STEM names Kovalesky interim director

STEM School Highlands Ranch announced Tuesday its head of the elementary school will take over the executive director position.  Lynann Kovalesky was named interim executive director through … more

Stampede to Read is one for the books

Kiowa Elementary students gathered on March 23 in the school’s gymnasium to welcome Elizabeth Stampede volunteers and kick off the annual Stampede to Read Program. The program runs through April. more

Douglas County Superintendent Erin Kane steps into new role under spotlight

Erin Kane sat down at her desk on her last day of work at American Academy and looked around the room. Dozens of photos from her career, framed diplomas on the wall, a stack of books about state … more

Kiowa school district tries to keep mascot

Schools are running out of time to comply with Colorado’s Senate Bill 21-116, commonly known as Colorado’s mascot law, which generally prohibits schools from having Native American mascots. more

Douglas County School Board approves superintendent contract

Charter school director Erin Kane will be the next Douglas County Schools superintendent as soon as she inks a deal approved by the board of education tonight. The offer: a three-year term as chief … more

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
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