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Niki Mitchell has watched a number of fellow teachers leave the Douglas County School District in recent years. Some have gone to other school districts. Others have taken early retirement. A few have left the profession altogether. “It’s … more
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The Douglas County School District has announced that Erin Kane will serve as interim superintendent. Kane will serve in the role vacated by Elizabeth Fagen, who left in June to take the … more
Douglas County School District Superintendent Elizabeth Fagen's decision to leave Colorado to take the same position in Humble, Texas, a district of 39,000 students outside Houston, has sparked … more
Douglas County school board member Doug Benevento has two new tax proposals that would help raise teacher pay and address high-priority capital needs in the district. “I said let’s take a look at capital needs and teacher salaries and figure … more
Douglas County Board of Education member Doug Benevento announced Aug. 17 that he is resigning effective immediately, leaving the board with three members who support the district's reform policies … more
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For nearly two weeks, residents of a Littleton apartment building for seniors awaited word of when they could permanently return home after a fire forced their evacuation. On April 19, they found out they won't. more
The Douglas County School Board agreed April 19 to launch an independent investigation into board President Meghann Silverthorn and Vice President Judith Reynolds after 16-year-old Ponderosa student Grace Davis said she was intimidated and bullied by the pair in a private meeting about the March protest she organized at the school. more
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Jim and Carolyn Stubbert hadn’t spent the night in their apartment in nearly two weeks when they heard the news. The couple would not be going home — other than to pack their possessions. The situation reminded Jim Stubbert of the first … more
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The Douglas County School District has purchased 10 semi-automatic long rifles to be used by the security staff in the event of an active-shooter situation. The purchase price for the guns was $12,300 and was approved by Superintendent Elizabeth … more
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Cindy Barnard, 59, has lived in Highlands Ranch for 28 years. She and her husband, Andy, have been married for 26 years and have two children. She enjoys the outdoor lifestyle and entrepreneurial business culture of Colorado. Barnard has a … more
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