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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

Douglas County School District hosting online funding forums

Douglas County School District is hosting three virtual forums with Superintendent Erin Kane to discuss the district’s funding situation ahead of potentially asking for a mill levy override or bond. more

Poll shows majority of Douglas County voters not in favor of ‘vital’ school funding

A poll of Douglas County voters showed that less than 40% of the community is willing to approve new funding measures for the school district in an election this November. But an ad hoc committee … more

Douglas County School District continues bond, MLO talks

The Douglas County School Board will likely decide next month whether to ask voters for a bond or a mill levy override after hearing polling results and the recommendation of the Mill Bond … 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Douglas County School District turns over withdrawn request for teacher absences

A judge’s order resulted in the Douglas County School District naming a man who in February requested the names of teachers who were absent on the day of a contentious sick-out and then … 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

Douglas County Schools deputy superintendent leaving role

One of the two Douglas County Schools deputy superintendents will be leaving his cabinet position and returning to work as a district principal. As a deputy superintendent, Andy Abner  … 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

STEM looks to open new schools in Denver, Sterling Ranch

STEM School Highlands Ranch, one of Colorado’s highest-ranking schools, is in the process of opening two new locations in Denver and Sterling Ranch.  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
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