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The proctor reads the word to be spelled, uses it in a sentence for context, then repeats the word. “‘Advice,’” she reads. “‘Parents are known for giving good advice.’” She and the timekeeper chuckle softy at the example sentence … more
Jordan Smith, a fifth-grade student from Golden View Classical Academy in Golden, stood on the steps of the state Capitol and spoke about her school and the opportunities it provides. She said she … more
More than 200 residents of a Lone Tree neighborhood have raised objections to the Douglas County School District’s approval of the purchase of a nearby building that will serve as home to the district’s evening high school program. A number … more
The Douglas County Board of Education has extended the contract of Interim Superintendent Erin Kane through the 2017-18 school year, meaning the school district will continue to hold off on a search … more
The largest 15 districts and their current student enrollments are according to the Colorado Department of Education: Denver Public Schools  (91,132) Jeffco Public Schools (86,347) … more
The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11 heard the case of an autistic Douglas County School District student whose parents say he wasn't provided the level of public education required by federal … more
A new collaborative education venture between Colorado State University, Arapahoe Community College and the Douglas County School District has found a home. Arapahoe Community College has accepted … more
The Douglas County School District will explore the possibility of weighting honors classes for high school students. The idea would be to make students more competitive when applying to college and for scholarships. Currently, all classes are … more
Bullets were discovered inside Flagstone Elementary School on Jan. 3, according to Douglas County School District spokeswoman Paula Hans. “Tuesday, right before dismissal, a student at Flagstone found a bullet in the school,” she … more
The Douglas County School District will be closed Jan. 5 due to weather. Heavy snow fall and dangerously low wind chill are forcasted throughout the morning. "Safety is a top priority. For this … more
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