Keyword: Douglas County School District
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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 I took on the role of interim superintendent for Douglas County School District last fall, the prospect of tackling our district's challenges was a daunting one. With such a large district and … more
Several members of the public are once again questioning the priorities of the Douglas County School District. Although state funding to education is expected to increase slightly next year, it was … more
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The Douglas County Board of Education voted Feb. 7 to support a pair of bills now being considered in the state Legislature that would allow people, including teachers, with a concealed carry permit to carry a handgun on campuses. By a 4-3 vote, … more
Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock has donated $25,000 from money confiscated in drug deals and other organized crimes to a Douglas County School District program that combats teen suicide and bullying. Sources of Strength,which seeks to … 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
A suspect is in custody after a report that a Ponderosa High School student was sexually assaulted by a school district employee on campus. A news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office … more
The Douglas County Board of Education will gauge interest in a possible tax measure aimed at generating more money to address capital needs across the district. At the Nov. 15 board meeting, the board directed the District Accountability … more
A lawyer for the American Humanist Association argued in a courtroom Nov. 16 that the Douglas County School Disrict has a track record of promoting Christian causes, violating the Constitution. A school district lawyer countered that no students … 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
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