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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
In an attempt to stay competitive with other school districts for new hires, the Douglas County Board of Education voted to raise the starting pay for teachers. more
The often-divided Douglas County School District community is rallying in favor of a common idea: raising taxes. "This is a first for me," said board of education President Meghann Silverthorn. … more
The Douglas County Board of Education did not fill its empty board seat as expected at the Nov. 1 meeting, because the vacancy was left off the meeting's agenda. That means board President Meghann … 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
Steve Peck, a former Naval officer and health care executive, has been chosen to fill the District E Douglas County Board of Education seat vacated by Doug Benevento. He was sworn in Nov. 7 at a … more
The Douglas County School District is entering into a partnership that would make school athletic trainers employees of Panorama Orthopedics. The change has been met with mixed feelings by the employees it will impact. Chris Mathewson is the … 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
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
The Douglas County Board of Education voted 7-0 to rescind its School Choice Grant Program Nov. 15 because of rising concerns about the cost of defending it against ongoing legal challenges. With … more
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