Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Give here at home

Give here at home Do you know where your Colorado Gives Day, Dec. 4, donation is going? Not “where” as to which nonprofit, but “where” as to whether it’s staying local in Douglas County. … more

Letter to the editor: Time to pay it forward

Time to pay it forward There’s a myth floating around that DougCo doesn’t vote for school funding, but it’s incorrect. DougCo voters used to vote regularly for school funding. Taxpayers voted … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for McCormick

Vote for McCormick I noticed that Ken Buck was the only candidate that couldn’t be bothered to return the questionnaire for your elections 2018 guide in the Oct. 18 paper. That’s exactly the … more

Letter to the editor: Elect George Brauchler

Elect George Brauchler Courtroom experience is critical for our next attorney general. George Brauchler has tried hundreds of cases, many high-profile. Ninety percent of the positions in the … more

Letter to the editor: 5A, 5B crucial for DCSD

5A, 5B crucial for DCSD I taught in Douglas County for 18 years before taking a (yes) pay cut to move to a neighboring district. My working conditions (student learning conditions) were poor and left … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for our future

Vote for our future Thank you, CCM, for telling it like it is in your Oct. 11 issue, with regard to the school district’s funding concerns. We haven’t passed a funding measure in 12 years, to the … more

Letter to the editor: Don’t fail our students

Don’t fail our students I see some of our neighbors speaking against funding our schools, citing budgeting and teacher pay among other Issues. It’s important to take this time to address … more

Letter to the editor: Brauchler the right choice

Brauchler the right choice In business, experience matters. Most jobs have a minimum experience requirement as business owners are looking for qualified candidates who can hit the ground running day … more

Letter to the editor: 5A, 5B will benefit schools

5A, 5B will benefit schools As a Douglas County legislator, my conservative record on educational activism is strong. My last year as state representative I was awarded the Legislator of the Year … more

Letter to the editor: Keep politics out

Keep politics out Recent letter writer Jake Meuli has the right of it. My family has lived in Douglas County since 1983. Two of my three children experienced the DougCo educational system, as well as … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 5A, 5B

Vote yes on 5A, 5B As a parent, community member and director of the Douglas County Board of Education, I fully support 5A and 5B. Passing a bond and mill levy override would provide DCSD with a … more

Letter to the editor: Schools need your vote

Schools need your vote The Douglas County School District currently has capital needs that could threaten the physical safety or interrupt the education of children in our community and no dedicated … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our children

Vote yes for our children I have one child attending school in Littleton Public Schools and another in Douglas County School District and I can testify to the fact that more funding provides more … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 5A, 5B

Vote yes on 5A, 5B I am a mom of four kids in Douglas County Schools. My oldest is now a freshman in high school. She feels like up to this point she has served as a guinea pig for new teachers, who … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes for our schools

Vote yes for our schools You may have seen statistics about school Douglas County School District pay scales. Data rarely tells the whole story. Take the chemistry and math teacher that Rock Canyon … more

Letter to the editor: A civic good for Douglas County

A civic good for county Sandy and I are senior citizens and have lived in Douglas County for 42 years as homeowners. Our local news comes primarily from your paper. We believe in the need to support … more

Letter to the editor: Vote no on Proposition 112

Vote no on Proposition 112 Debates over the future of Colorado’s oil and gas industry can seem remote for residents in the southern suburbs of Denver. But ballot measures such as Proposition 112, … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 5A, 5B

Vote yes on 5A, 5B We have an excellent opportunity to support a brighter future for our community this November. For years, the Douglas County School District board implemented unnecessary austerity … more

Letter to the editor: Great schools help everyone

Great schools help everyone My wife and I live in Parker and have three sons that attend our public schools. I’ve lived in Parker nearly my entire life. I went to kindergarten at Pine Lane … more

Letter to the editor: Discipline policy a failure

Discipline policy a failure I am a believer in teaching by example. A school district such as DCSD has a responsibility to help our kids learn responsible behavior by setting an example. … more
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