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Concerns about changes to budgets in the Douglas County School District have prompted the organization of a community forum. The town hall forum organized by parents and community members will be at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Southridge Recreation … more
In Kelly Thatcher’s kindergarten class, students as young as 5 years old sit at desks and on the floor holding small tablet devices. They fidget with the touch screens and watch as small, clear balls light up and skim across the classroom … more
When Leah Deminski was a freshman at Mountain Vista High School, students raised about $12,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a nonprofit that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses. Now, four years later, Mountain Vista … more
Jordan Smith, a fifth-grade student at Golden View Classical Academy, stood on the steps of the state Capitol and spoke about her school and the opportunities it provides. She said she likes the books they read at her school in Golden, including … more
The proctor reads the word to be spelled, uses it in a sentence for context, then repeats the word. “‘Advice,’” she reads. “‘Parents are known for giving good advice.’” She and the timekeeper chuckle softy at the example sentence … more
Jordan Smith, a fifth-grade student from Golden View Classical Academy in Golden, stood on the steps of the state Capitol and spoke about her school and the opportunities it provides. She said she … more
More than 200 residents of a Lone Tree neighborhood have raised objections to the Douglas County School District’s approval of the purchase of a nearby building that will serve as home to the district’s evening high school program. A number … more
The Douglas County Board of Education has extended the contract of Interim Superintendent Erin Kane through the 2017-18 school year, meaning the school district will continue to hold off on a search … more
The largest 15 districts and their current student enrollments are according to the Colorado Department of Education: Denver Public Schools  (91,132) Jeffco Public Schools (86,347) … more
The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11 heard the case of an autistic Douglas County School District student whose parents say he wasn't provided the level of public education required by federal … more
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