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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
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
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
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
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Here we are back in full swing of the new school year. My guess would be that many of you reading this column have already asked the question, “Did you do your homework?” And you probably heard something like a short and muffled, “No.” Or a … more
My therapist asked me to describe my perfect world. “No one goes hungry, for one thing,” I said. “Very admirable.” “Affordable health care options for everyone.” “Very admirable.” “No one wears a baseball cap … more
When you work in public health, programs that substantially improve the health and well-being for thousands are the gold standard. This is especially true when the beneficiaries are kids, who all deserve a healthy start, and pregnant women, who are … more
President Trump visited Springfield, Missouri, and laid out his plans for reforming our nation’s outdated, complex and uncompetitive tax system. The president’s plan is built around an America-first tax system that is focused on jobs, increasing … more
The new Department of Labor (DOL) rule, also called the Fiduciary Rule, has created a bit of confusion for investors. It also threw many brokerage firms into a tumult over revamping procedures under the new regulation. The intent of the rule is very … more
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