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The Douglas County School district is hosting a series of community meetings as it prepares to launch a districtwide survey of students, teachers and community members. The survey program was … more
Douglas County Board of Education member Doug Benevento announced Aug. 17 that he is resigning effective immediately, leaving the board with three members who support the district's reform policies … more
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Erin Kane, an engineer and executive director of a local charter school, has been officially approved as the Douglas County School District's interim superintendent. By a 4-3 vote, the board … more
Lauren “LoLo” Shafer had sung for friends and classmates, but never in front of the entire school. “I’m kind of nervous but, overall, really excited,” she said before the performance. “I have sung for my friends at like birthday … more
The average composite ACT score of juniors in the Douglas County School District rose from 21.9 in 2015 to 22.5 in 2016. The state's 2016 average composite score is 20.4, according to results … more
Judge Michael Martinez of the 2nd Judicial District stopped the Douglas County School District's school voucher program Aug. 3. Martinez granted the injunction filed by Taxpayers for Public … more
The Douglas County School District has announced that Erin Kane will serve as interim superintendent. Kane will serve in the role vacated by Elizabeth Fagen, who left in June to take the … more
After being seizure-free for several years, 14-year old Benjamin Wann began suffering again last Thanksgiving Day. He subsequently had four more seizures in 14 days. Doctors, his mother said, wanted to put him back on powerful pharmaceutical … more
Douglas County School District officials recently gave the community a comprehensive update on district security, including clarification and details on the training and potential use of 10 new semi-automatic rifles. During the July 19 school … more
A lawyer with Sherman & Howard LLC, the Denver-based law firm that handled the investigation into allegations of intimidation of a student by two school board members, was scheduled to discuss … more
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