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Earlier this year, principals at middle and high schools in the Douglas County School District were blindsided by sudden budget cuts which will directly impact students this fall. Despite outcry from … more
In 2017, the usually ho-hum school board election is grabbing national attention. The Elevate Douglas County candidates Randy, Ryan, Debora and Grant are running to sustain educational excellence for … more
I was amused by the word you used in your recent headline to describe the actions by "constituents" at a town hall with Cory Gardner - "chided." No, it was more that the screamers stole his, and … more
I sat on the Douglas County School District Charter Application Review Team as a parent volunteer for three straight years, ending just last year, and not once did I hear that there was student … more
There is certainly no shortage of opinions out there today. As a matter of fact, some would argue that I give my own opinion about something every week through this column. The way I see it, I am … more
Hearing connects us to the world, our family, friends, surroundings, sounds and music. Most hearing loss occurs so gradually and can go unrecognized - perhaps the volume on the TV is increased; words … more
We've all heard it a million times: politics has no place in education. Yet, politics is exactly what we've seen on the school board in recent years. Many of our board members have lost their focus … more
There are 244,000 people caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. As someone who has served in this role, I am proud to support the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training … more
The recent petition move to elect a mayor for the Town of Castle Rock is a failure in understanding the home rule charter and the role of mayor. Under the rules of the charter, the mayor has no more … more
The 2017 session of the Colorado General Assembly has come to an end. It has truly been an honor to represent you and thank you for all of your support. I have tried my best to vote for what is right … more
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