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Beleaguered DougCo school board members get a show of support

After months of public outcry against Douglas County school board members Judith Reynolds and Meghann Silverthorn, conservatives are marshaling a cheerleading effort for the embattled […]...

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July 22, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Douglas County Schools to shell out $5K for communications consultant

The Douglas County School District plans to shell out $5,000 for a communications consultant, an amount which will be spent in addition to an annual […]...

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June 29, 2016 Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Investigation declares DougCo school board members exempt from anti-bullying policy

A costly legal investigation has cleared two Douglas County Board of Education members of harassment and bullying allegations, finding that district anti-bullying policies apply to […]...

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June 20, 2016 Civil Rights, Education, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

DougCo student activist Grace Davis’ coming of age

Grace Davis is many things: a 16-year old incoming junior at Ponderosa High, a member of her church’s youth group, school choir and golf and […]...

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June 2, 2016 Civil Rights, Education, Just In, The Mix

Homebrew: Forest Service burns budgets fighting Western fires

Burning money National Forests in Colorado are losing their annual budgets to firefighting efforts across the West, reports the Aspen Times. That means road construction […]...

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September 4, 2015 Just In, Wiretap

Colo. school board election recap: Voters stick with market-based experiment

It was a clean sweep for the public education "reform" movement in Colorado this week, as market-based school-choice candidates prevailed in the Denver and Douglas Counties school board races being watched by education wonks around the nation. ...

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November 8, 2013 Education, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Gessler surprises with plan to campaign for DougCo school board candidates

Secretary of State Scott Gessler, a Republican candidate for governor, announced Tuesday he would be suspending campaign efforts this week in order to help elect conservative candidates to the Douglas County School Board. The surprise move has political observers scratching...

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October 30, 2013 Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Controversial DPS board member Merida blogs her secret swearing-in

Controversial DPS board member Merida blogs her secret swearing-in

Andrea Merida made headlines November 30 for secretly finding a judge to swear her in before a Denver Public School board meeting so that she […]...

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December 8, 2009 Blog, Education, Politics
New DougCo school board approves GOP-backed charter high school

New DougCo school board approves GOP-backed charter high school

Fresh off an ugly campaign, the brand-new Douglas County School Board unanimously gave conditional approval to a proposed charter school, STEM High, Tuesday night. The […]...

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December 3, 2009 Blog, Education, Politics
Charter school looks to win review from new Doug Co school board

Charter school looks to win review from new Doug Co school board

The Douglas County Board of Education election, it seems, still isn’t over. Early this week, Douglas County informed the Douglas County School District that it would not be able to certify the election in time to swear in the new...

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November 12, 2009 Center Well, Education, Politics, Top Stories

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Beats on the Creek concert series

Good food and cocktails. Terrific music. And a great cause! Coohills restaurant’s Beats on the Creek summer concert series is in full swing. Beats on […]

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Littwin: Trump is right. This is a dark and frightening time in America.

Donald Trump is right. This is a dark and frightening time in America. How else to describe the moment in which thousands of Republican delegates […]

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