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Student group proposes policies, classes for Douglas County schools

Douglas County students envision a number of new initiatives, policy updates and class offerings throughout the district in the next few years. Student Advisory Group subcommittees presented to … more

Douglas County funds second youth community response team

More students experiencing a mental health crisis in Douglas County schools will soon have access to trained responders after the Douglas County commissioners funded an expansion of the … more

Douglas County School Board director discusses complaints filed against him

Douglas County School Board Director David Ray says he has addressed a complaint filed against him with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies regarding his past use of certain mental health professional titles after his licenses expired. 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

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 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 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

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 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

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

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

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

Douglas County School Board to discuss superintendent search

Selecting former Superintendent Corey Wise to helm the Douglas County School District took roughly four months. Finding the finalists to replace him might take little more than a week, according to a potential search timeline. more

Fallout Continues: High-ranking DCSD official resigned in condemnation of superintendent’s firing

A 28-year veteran of the Douglas County School District and high-ranking district official quickly resigned in condemnation of the board’s decision to fire former Superintendent Corey Wise, … more

Douglas County Schools takes step to bolster compensation

A long-awaited overhaul of Douglas County Schools’ compensation for teachers is on the way to becoming reality. District leaders still caution the plan is a starting point and more work remains to … more
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