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A common concern about online schools is whether students get the same opportunities to socialize as their peers in traditional ones. But they showed they can have just as much fun when students from four online schools recently enjoyed the … more
Findings of a comprehensive new survey show that about two-thirds of high school students and parents believe that Douglas County schools are offering a "good" or "very good" education. But some other findings from the $220,000 survey … more
Because of her experience as a student in public schools, Ashley Maes decided to home-school her 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. “When I was in school, I never felt challenged,” the Littleton resident said. “I was present in school … 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
HOPE Online and the Colorado State Board of Education have agreed on an improvement program that will see the school's board of directors expand from five to seven members and will include a management partnership to support teacher and leadership … 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
Students at Highlands Ranch High School can expect fewer field trips next year and less school supplies to go around. At Castle View High School in Castle Rock, students will no longer take as many classes as they want because there will be fewer … 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
Each year, Douglas County School District teachers are spending about 1,035 hours of their time on non-instructional activities, according to a new survey commissioned by the district. District teachers are contracted for 185 days per year. This … 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
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