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Douglas County School District to drop lawsuit over mask opt-out order

The Douglas County School District says it has accomplished what it set out to do when it filed a federal lawsuit against the Douglas County Health Department, and is now recommending the case be … more

Douglas County School District poised to acquire former Wildlife Experience

The Douglas County School District is taking steps to acquire a complex along Lincoln Boulevard that was formerly The Wildlife Experience museum, and later a University of Colorado campus, with hopes … more

They came to the Colorado Center for the Blind seeking confidence. They left traumatized.

Sexual abuses were kept quiet for decades at the world-renowned Littleton school, former students and employees allege more

Outgoing Douglas County school board directors reflect on tenures

Outgoing Douglas County school board members said their goodbyes at the district’s last regular board meeting before new leadership assumes office, although divides in the community laid bare by … more

Douglas County health board, faced with lawsuit, excludes schools from COVID mask opt-out option

The new Douglas County Board of Health on Friday amended its first public health order, which had allowed parents to opt their children out of COVID masking mandates, so that the order no longer applies to the Douglas County School District, which had sued over the order. more

Adams 14 accepts two charter school applications

Adams School District 14 said it has two charter school applications from Community Leadership Academy/Victory Preparatory Academy and University Preparatory Schools. The district set up three … more

Adams 14 schools to close Friday

Adams 14 School District joined at least two other districts in the Denver area in closing its schools Friday, Nov. 12. The reason is the same .. staffing shortages. The district announced on its … more

Judge extends temporary restraining order in Douglas County School District lawsuit

A federal judge has extended a temporary restraining order against the Douglas County Health Board’s first public health order. more

School Choice 2021

Election Results 2021: Douglas County school board challengers win

Four candidates calling for a new direction on the Douglas County school board appeared to be victorious in the election that ended Tuesday, with three of their four opponents conceding defeat in interviews with Colorado Community Media. more

Election 2021: Colorado school board election spending skyrockets

More cash is flowing into Colorado school board contests this year than in previous election cycles as teacher unions, charter school advocates and wealthy individual donors open their purse strings to influence closely contested races across the state. more

Fraught Douglas County School Board meeting follows judge's ruling on masks

They’re sociopaths. They should resign. Nothing but dictators. They don’t care about kids. Those are a few of the comments slung at Douglas County School Board members last night. more

Election 2021: Douglas County School Board candidate files report with sheriff after audience confrontation

A candidate for re-election to the Douglas County School Board has filed a report with the county sheriff's office after a heated confrontation with an audience member at a candidate forum. more

Election 2021: Sex-ed views differ at Douglas County school board candidate forum

Douglas County School Board candidates answered questions about much-discussed topics at an Oct. 25 forum — like equity in education, COVID-19 mitigation strategies, youth mental health and … more

Douglas County School District sues county health department over masks

The Douglas County School District and families of students at high risk of COVID-19 are suing the local health department over a public health order allowing people to opt out of masking. more

Election 2021: Douglas County schools candidates top money list

In Douglas County, a center of antimask fervor, four school board challengers are leading the state in political contributions among school candidates after raking in at least $66,000 each, eight … more

Election 2021: Douglas County school board -- Kids First slate

In the election for the Douglas County School District board that ends Nov. 2, candidates in the Kids First slate are Mike Peterson, Kaylee Winegar, Christy Williams and Becky Myers. All Kids First … more

Election 2021: Douglas County school board -- CommUNITY Matters slate

In the election for the Douglas County School District board that ends Nov. 2, candidates in the CommUNITY Matters slate are incumbents Kevin Leung and Krista Holtzmann, plus Juli Watkins and Ruby … more

Election 2021: Douglas County Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Douglas County. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the races that matter to you. Also check back here for … more

Douglas County Health Board approves opting out of school mask mandates

The Douglas County Health Department will allow people to opt out of any local masking requirements under a new health order aimed at curbing masking mandates in schools. more
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