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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

Records offer detailed look at day DCSD superintendent was asked to step down

Douglas County School Board member Elizabeth Hanson hung up the phone on board President Mike Peterson in less than seven minutes. more

Community colleges help support businesses with work training grants

For over three decades, Colorado’s community colleges have worked with the state government to offer a grant-based jobs training program for businesses. At Arapahoe Community College (ACC), based … more

Wheat Ridge High hosts live downlink with Space Station

Around 200 students from Wheat Ridge High School participated in a live, NASA Education Downlink event with Astronaut Raja Chari from the International Space Station.  more

Wish Week brings smiles, fundraising at EHS

Sloan Scott celebrated her 10th birthday on Friday with more than 1,000 people in attendance. more

SROs and Douglas County schools: What do they cost and how many are there?

Costs to fund a school resource officer are typically split between the law enforcement agencies providing them and the organizations receiving services. The Douglas County School District, the … more

Experts weigh benefits of school resource officers

Leaders in school safety and law enforcement agree that school resource officers offer more than security. They provide education about issues like cyberbullying and dating violence and engrain … more

Parents, community members seek school security solutions

David Ray, president of the Douglas County Board of Education, opened a May 14 school board meeting with a moment of silence for Kendrick Castillo, who was killed in the May 7 school shooting at STEM … more
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