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As part of their effort to streamline public access to government data and services throughout the county, Douglas County officials pitched the school district on joining its Open Data Initiative, which lets consumers search for such information … more
Two Douglas County School District students were arrested April 20 - the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting - on suspicion of falsely reporting threats to authorities, according to the … more
The Douglas County School District is moving forward with plans to educate the community about its financial needs, which include hundreds of millions of dollars in capital improvements. The goal is to get a pair of questions requesting more tax … more
From photographs to sculptures to jewelry, handmade pieces of student artwork filled the Hilton Garden Inn in Highlands Ranch for the annual Douglas County Art Show March 31 through April 3. Students from every school in the district were invited … more
A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision March 22 regarding the Douglas County School district will have ramifications for special needs students across the country. The court has sided with the … more
When Christi Granato-Dexter’s son Aiden was saying 100 words at the age of 1, she knew he was learning at a faster rater than his peers. When it came time to choose a school, she decided on American Academy Charter School in Castle Pines. … more
In a school district in which the word “choice” has become something of a mantra, nearly one in five students attends a charter school. To some, that represents progress by expanding educational options for parents and students. To others, it … more
The Douglas County Board of Education has been divided in its desire to approve new charters quickly with the more recently elected board members David Ray, Anne-Marie Lemieux and Wendy Vogel more reluctant to vote in favor because of concerns about … more
In late 1996, Terry Croy Lewis and a small group of parents decided they wanted a different choice for their children’s education. They wanted a Core Knowledge concept that would provide a clear channel marker for student progress and a uniform … more
The recent confirmation as U.S. secretary of education of billionaire Betsy DeVos, a charter and school choice advocate, and President Donald Trump’s support for school choice during his Feb. 28 speech before Congress have spotlighted attention on … more
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