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After eight years of failing reforms, outside interests continue to try to divide the residents of Douglas County. Grassroots candidates prevailed in 2015. This year, outside interests are funding … more
I am a retired educator whose two children received a quality education in Bellevue, Nebraska.  I am concerned that my granddaughter will be offered less here. The high teacher turnover … more
According to the DCSD community survey, most of us think that charter schools add value to our district. However, over the past few years, Silverthorn, Geddes, Peck and Reynolds (board majority) have … more
As a U.S. Army Veteran, I understand the importance of preparing the next generation of Americans to be successful, independent citizens. I also know firsthand about the importance of strong, stable … more
Two of my grandchildren are enrolled in Douglas County elementary schools and I am concerned about the upcoming school board elections and the future of public education. Things that bother me: … more
The upcoming Douglas County School Board election is about two very different approaches to education. One group of candidates embraces the same tired old system, dominated by the teacher's union and … more
I am a concerned citizen who has lived in Douglas County for almost two years. My husband and I moved to Douglas County from Arapahoe County. When we sold our home in Arapahoe County, our Realtor … more
I wonder why Castle Rock citizens want to add a political layer to our system. Our collaborative city council may become a council working against a mayoral agenda. Without an agenda, what will … more
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
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
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