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Election 2021: As mask outrage engulfs school boards, Littleton candidates try to stay above the fray

Furor over masking policies in schools has swept across the Denver metro area as districts are faced with angry parents and shifting legal realities.  more

Re-8 teacher urges reconsideration of mask use

A Fort Lupton High School teacher urged the Weld Re-8 School District and its board of education to do more to protect students and staff from coronavirus. more

Furor over mask mandate at Littleton school board meeting

The Littleton Public Schools Board of Education was met with a host of attendees decrying the district's mask mandate during a Sept. 9 meeting. Shortly before opening the meeting to public comment, … more

Douglas County agrees on board appointees for separate county health department

The Douglas County commissioners have agreed to appoint five members — including two of themselves — as the board of health for their new public health department. more

Tough opening night for Jeffco School Board over masks

The first assignment of the new school year for the Jeffco Public Schools Board of Education was to delve into the debate around masking of school-age children. more

Douglas County schools stick with student mask rule

The Douglas County School District is not backing down from its newly announced rule requiring students through sixth grade to wear face masks indoors as a COVID-19 safety measure. more

Douglas County commissioners vote to opt out of Tri-County student mask mandate

Following a nearly four-hour long meeting including dozens of public speakers, Douglas County officially opted out of the latest public health order from Tri-County Health Department after the … more

Cherry Creek School District to require masks for all students pre-K to 6th grade

After initially saying it would “strongly encourage” — but not require — masks in school, the Cherry Creek School District has announced it will require masks for all students in pre-K … more

Douglas County Schools town hall turns raucous over COVID-19 plans

A back-to-school town hall meeting put on by the Douglas County School District on Aug. 4 quickly turned raucous as district leaders attempted to outline the district’s plans for mitigating COVID-19. more

Littleton district plans near-normal schooling

Living through a pandemic has been stressful on students. Robert Reichardt, president of the Littleton Public Schools board, points out that students' mental and physical health — as well as … more

Jeffco Public Schools to require in-school masking for ages 3-11

Jeffco Public Schools students will still be seeing their fair share of masks once they return to classrooms this fall. In fact, up through 12 years of age (around sixth grade), student masks will be … more

Douglas County attempts to supersede state mask mandate

In a two-to-one vote in a May 11 business meeting, the Douglas County commissioners approved a resolution attempting to reject the state’s latest update to the mask mandate. The resolution … more

Special meeting requested on face mask use

Two members of the Weld RE-8 board of education want a special meeting to talk about mask mandates. As of May 3, none was forthcoming. The two, Cody LeBlanc and Jaime Sierra,  said they … more
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