Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Where will union fit in?

Two weeks before the recent school board election, there was a story in this paper about a national teachers' union donating $300,000 to the campaigns of the CommUNITY candidates, who eventually … more

Roundup of this week's letters on the Douglas County School Board race

A crucial vote against reforms I moved to Douglas County 10 years ago when my sons were babies, specifically for the vibrant, beloved, top-ranked schools. I am a former teacher, charter and … more

Letter to the editor: Time to elect our mayor

Let's get serious - do we really want our Town Council to be "broken" before we "fix" it? I would suggest six recalls, initiatives and referenda over the last five years proves something is not … more

Letter to the editor: In fact, it is broken

  "Not broke don't fix it." The attempted recall of former Mayor Paul Donahue proved it is broke. Only voters in his district could vote on the recall, not a townwide vote to recall our … more

Letter to the editor: Let’s keep up the momentum

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Letter to the editor: Teachers must be valued

I'm a mom of two kids who graduated from Douglas County Schools and I believe that Graziano, Holtzmann, Leung and Schor will work collaboratively to ensure our teachers are valued, parents are … more

Letter to the editor: Slate will support teachers

Improving our special education programs across DougCo is a subject close to my heart. I'm the mom of a son who required special education services. Thanks to school choice offered by DougCo, we were … more

Letter to the editor: Choose to keep politics out

Charter school parents: The quality of our future charter schools is in jeopardy! As a charter parent, I'm concerned that DCSD's BOE directors Geddes, Peck, Reynolds and Silverthorn have been … more

Roundup of this week's letters to the editor on Douglas County School Board races

These four are the way to go As someone who wants to ensure that DCSD's Board of Education is representative of all students and schools in our community, I'm voting for candidates who have … more

Letter to the editor: All voters should be informed

During the 2017-18 school year, there are crucial issues facing taxpayers. There is a school board election and possible vote to increase taxes to support our schools in 2018. Many of these issues … more

Letter to the editor: A very important article

My thanks to you and Alex Dewind for an excellent article about substance abuse in the U.S., along with local individual stories and recovery programs. The increase in heroin use, … more

Letter to the editor: Let's reward extra effort

A recent article in this publication implied that Superintendent Erin Kane is supporting pay-for-performance because it's associated with rewarding teacher effort when she says, "We want to talk to … more

Roundup of this week's letters to the editor on the Douglas County School Board races

Vote for choice Every family has a worldview as does every teacher. One's worldview is the basis for one's answers to the ultimate questions: "Where did I come from?" "Why am I here?" and "What is … more

Letter to the editor: It's a simple question

I've read a good deal of misinformation in this paper concerning a question being put to Castle Rock voters on Nov. 7. Ballot measure 300 simply will ask: Do you want the right to directly elect … more

Letter to the editor: When it comes to the environment, let's work to calm the storm

With almost two months left to go, the 2017 hurricane season is breaking records. The combined costs of Harvey, Irma and Maria are nearly $400 billion; almost 300 people in the region have lost their … more

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Letter to the editor: Time to get to work

As the new school board of Douglas County takes office, it is time to put into action where they have complained for years about reform not working. Do they have a better plan? Do they have a plan to … more

Letter to the editor: It’s time to use our brains

It’s time to use our brains Never before in human history have humans needed to use their brain power as much as now. The problems of the world seem overwhelming, numbing and painful to think … more

Letter to the editor: Kudos to band

Congratulations to the Rock Canyon High School marching band for getting into the semifinals of the State Marching Band Competition at the Air Force Academy. Under the direction of the new band … more

Letter to the editor: Strive for excellence

With the partisan rhetoric of the schoolboard elections behind us, it's time to ask, "will changes proposed by either side actually improve our schools?" While the new, anti-reform board will surely … more
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