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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

Douglas County School District intends to put MLO/bond question on November ballot

Douglas County School District’s Board of Education voted 6-0 to notify the Douglas and Elbert county clerks that they plan to put one or two questions on the November ballot regarding school funding. more

Douglas County, school district, settle legal fees over mask lawsuit

The Douglas County Board of Health and the Douglas County School District have decided to call it even on a 2021 lawsuit regarding mask rules, with the county promising to pay the district $90,000 for a psychological safety coordinator.  more

Douglas County School District faces new open records lawsuit

The Douglas County School District is being sued again over alleged violations of the Colorado Open Records Act for not releasing copies of documents school board members used in a retreat. more

Arapahoe Community College closing in Parker, DCSD taking over

Arapahoe Community College is closing its Parker campus after the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education agreed to sell the building to the Douglas County School District May … more

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
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