Education
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“The opportunities that girls have in STEM fields so that girls can know that they can do anything they put their minds to. Although personally I am not going into a STEM field, I know that the skills that I have learned from being in a … more
Sam Shiel wiggled a green handlebar into the socket of a glistening Huffy bicycle. He was almost finished assembling the child-sized bike from a box of metal parts and paper directions. “My favorite thing is building the bike and getting to see … more
As part of their effort to streamline public access to government data and services throughout the county, Douglas County officials pitched the school district on joining its Open Data Initiative, which lets consumers search for such information … more
“The ability for individuals to be able to move from a place of tolerance to one of acceptance. With tolerance, there are ideas that cannot agree, therefore, walls are built and borders are put in place. With acceptance, there is an understanding … more
“More super powers cause there aren’t enough of them today.” — Avery Hall, Arapahoe “I would erase all social media and erase the idea of it from everyone’s mind because it has created a false reality for teenagers, and I think our … more
A common concern about online schools is whether students get the same opportunities to socialize as their peers in traditional ones. But they showed they can have just as much fun when students from four online schools recently enjoyed the … more
To conduct a nationwide search for a new superintendent in 2014, Jefferson County Public Schools hired consulting company Ray & Associates. The firm notified hundreds of potential candidates and received more than 60 applications, then used feedback … more
Findings of a comprehensive new survey show that about two-thirds of high school students and parents believe that Douglas County schools are offering a "good" or "very good" education. But some other findings from the $220,000 survey … more
Because of her experience as a student in public schools, Ashley Maes decided to home-school her 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. “When I was in school, I never felt challenged,” the Littleton resident said. “I was present in school … more
Two Douglas County School District students were arrested April 20 - the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting - on suspicion of falsely reporting threats to authorities, according to the … more
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