Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Teachers must be valued

I'm a mom of two kids who graduated from Douglas County Schools and I believe that Graziano, Holtzmann, Leung and Schor will work collaboratively to ensure our teachers are valued, parents are … more

Letter to the editor: Slate will support teachers

Improving our special education programs across DougCo is a subject close to my heart. I'm the mom of a son who required special education services. Thanks to school choice offered by DougCo, we were … more

Letter to the editor: Choose to keep politics out

Charter school parents: The quality of our future charter schools is in jeopardy! As a charter parent, I'm concerned that DCSD's BOE directors Geddes, Peck, Reynolds and Silverthorn have been … more

Roundup of this week's letters to the editor on Douglas County School Board races

These four are the way to go As someone who wants to ensure that DCSD's Board of Education is representative of all students and schools in our community, I'm voting for candidates who have … more

Letter to the editor: All voters should be informed

During the 2017-18 school year, there are crucial issues facing taxpayers. There is a school board election and possible vote to increase taxes to support our schools in 2018. Many of these issues … more

Letter to the editor: Let's reward extra effort

A recent article in this publication implied that Superintendent Erin Kane is supporting pay-for-performance because it's associated with rewarding teacher effort when she says, "We want to talk to … more

Roundup of this week's letters to the editor on the Douglas County School Board races

Vote for choice Every family has a worldview as does every teacher. One's worldview is the basis for one's answers to the ultimate questions: "Where did I come from?" "Why am I here?" and "What is … more

Letter to the editor: When it comes to the environment, let's work to calm the storm

With almost two months left to go, the 2017 hurricane season is breaking records. The combined costs of Harvey, Irma and Maria are nearly $400 billion; almost 300 people in the region have lost their … more

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Letter to the editor: Time to get to work

As the new school board of Douglas County takes office, it is time to put into action where they have complained for years about reform not working. Do they have a better plan? Do they have a plan to … more

Letter to the editor: It’s time to use our brains

It’s time to use our brains Never before in human history have humans needed to use their brain power as much as now. The problems of the world seem overwhelming, numbing and painful to think … more

Letter to the editor: Kudos to band

Congratulations to the Rock Canyon High School marching band for getting into the semifinals of the State Marching Band Competition at the Air Force Academy. Under the direction of the new band … more

Letter to the editor: Strive for excellence

With the partisan rhetoric of the schoolboard elections behind us, it's time to ask, "will changes proposed by either side actually improve our schools?" While the new, anti-reform board will surely … more

Letter to the editor: Just a handy slogan

The new school board has just decided that a monopoly education system controlled by them is the best for all students, ignoring any differences or desires for alternate educational paths that … more

Letter to the editor: Gun letter was on target

I was moved by letter writer Roy Legg’s sane and common sense comments regarding Sheriff Spurlock. I could not agree with him more. Both my current husband of 20 years, along with my former … more

Letter to the editor: We have a super choice

In response to the writer of the letter “Crucial decision looms” I guess it wasn’t enough to elect board members who claim antipathy to school choice. This is a principle, by the way, spreading … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t blame the gun

It is always interesting to hear the constant blame on the gun, not the person pulling the trigger. In the hands of a mentally deranged person, any gun is a killing machine. I have owned about every … more

Letter to the editor: Fight for fair funding among schools

As neighborhood schools lose student population due to demographics or charters, Douglas County School District needs to review their School Based Budgeting process because it may not be meeting … more

Letter to the editor: All guns not created equal

Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock, and senior members of his staff have addressed the Highlands Ranch Senior Club on several occasions about how to  protect ourselves from scammers, home and auto … more

Letter to the editor: A crucial decision looms

As we approach the Jan. 25 deadline for the community survey on what we want in our next schools superintendent, it is vital Douglas County hires the right person for what is one of the most … more
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