Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Recall drive seems pointless

Recall drive seems pointless It is difficult to understand the Douglas County School Board director recall election effort. The district will have to pay $250-350K for an election when just four … more

Letter to the editor: Recall drive has bad odor

Recall drive has bad odor Why do I think there is a backstory to the Feb. 11 News-Press front page story of a recall process initiated to target four DCSD school board directors? A group claims it is … more

Letter to the editor: Schools’ equity policy is crucial

Schools’ equity policy is crucial I congratulate Douglas County School District for the work on the Equity Policy and this media for shedding light into this journey. George Floyd’s murder was … more

Letter to the editor: Equity, inclusion are needed

Equity, inclusion are needed Thank you to Colorado Community Media for the many articles in last week’s paper about the Douglas County School District’s lack of diversity. I am a … more

Letter to the editor: School directors shut down our voices

School directors shut down our voices If you watched the February 16 DCSD Board of Education meeting, your jaw probably dropped like mine did. For two consecutive meetings now, school board … more

Letter to the editor: Smelling a rat around recall

Smelling a rat around recall Why do I think there is a back story to the Feb. 11 story of a recall process initiated to target four DCSD school board directors? A group claims it is seeking to oust … more

Letter to the editor: Replace school board

Replace school board We elect a school board to put our children’s education first; to set both students and teachers up for success. When a school board fails to do this, we owe it to our children … more

Letter to the editor: Recall harms students

Recall harms students Before you sign a petition to recall members of the Douglas County School Board, ask yourself, “How will a potential recall affect the superintendent search?” Based upon the … more

Letter to the editor: Be part of solution for schools

Be part of solution for schools As former school board directors for the Douglas County School District, we are appealing to the community for cooler heads to prevail. We are all dealing with a … more

Letter to the editor: School recall plan costly, misguided

School recall plan costly, misguided Your recent story about the effort to recall some members of the Douglas County school board is concerning. Over the past year, the board of education has been … more

Letter to the editor: BOCC has right idea

BOCC has right idea I’ve heard a lot of criticism of the Douglas BOCC inquiry regarding establishing a health department for Douglas County outside of Tri County Health Department (TCHD) and I must … more

Letter to the editor: School board not effective

School board not effective As our community continues to contend with the ineptness of Douglas County School Board members as well as hear the rumblings of a potential recall, one group caught in the … more

Letter to the editor: School board recall not needed

School board recall not needed Who exactly is Nate Ormond? What qualifies him to single-handedly select the next school board? Why are 60 potential candidates willing to give him the authority to … more

Letter to the editor: BOCC grandstanding again

BOCC grandstanding again The Douglas BOCC is currently pursuing leaving TCHD, again. There was passionate community response against this last summer. A DougCo health department would still be … more

Letter to the editor: Follow science, not politics

Follow science, not politics Dear neighbors of the Castle Rock Town Council and Douglas County Commissioners: Castle Rock is my hometown. I have lived here since the 1970s, and graduated from Douglas … more

Letter to the editor: School board letting kids down

School board letting kids down I, along with many parents, am very frustrated by the Douglas County Board of Education’s decision to delay middle- and high-schoolers’ return to in-person … more

Letter to the editor: Klotz and his empty claims

Klotz and his empty claims I am responding to Merlin Klotz, Douglas County’s Clerk and Recorder, supporting the futile attempt to overturn the free and fair election of Nov. 3, 2020. The recent … more

Letter to the editor: Merlin Klotz needs to resign

Merlin Klotz needs to resign Merlin Klotz, Douglas County clerk and recorder, needs to resign — now! Never mind that Mr. Klotz thinks Vice President Mike Pence has “plenary” or absolute powers … more

Letter to the editor: Consider joining movement

Consider joining movement The Democratic and Republican parties are incapable of building a future that meets the needs of Coloradans. This fact has been made evident by the bipartisan failure of the … more

Letter to the editor: Open enrollment offers choice

Open enrollment offers choice This past year has magnified the importance of school choice. Whether it’s providing more options for in-person schooling or offering different learning environments … more
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