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Douglas County school board races could be nation’s most watched

The most closely-watched school board election in Colorado this year just may be who wins a crucial fourth seat on the Douglas County Board...

Colorado’s High Court rules in favor of DougCo schools—but not vouchers

Updated below to add statement from Douglas County School District. The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday handed the Douglas County School District its second legal...

DougCo school voucher lawsuit nearing critical junction

Proponents of school vouchers in Douglas County have spent 16 months waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide if it will consider their...

DougCo kills latest voucher program

The deeply divided Douglas County Board of Education last week actually voted unanimously on a controversial issue: vouchers. The board, on a 7-0 vote, killed...

How conservatives could take back the DougCo school board

Updated: Below, Board President Meghann Silverthorn responds to the questions about who she might, or might not, pick. The more things change, the more they...

Benevento resigns from Douglas County Board of Education

Douglas Benevento, one of the four conservative reformers on the controversial Douglas County Board of Education, announced this morning he’s stepping down, effective immediately. Benevento...

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...

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...

DougCo school district meeting erupts in protests

Long-simmering community anger in Douglas County school district hit a boiling point Tuesday night during a meeting about a recent school board investigation. On Monday,...

Parents’ group questions independence of DougCo school board investigation

Parents groups and community members are indignant over a report that has cleared two Douglas County Board of Education members of harassment and bullying...