Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Charters are public schools too

The upcoming Douglas County School Board election is about two very different approaches to education. One group of candidates embraces the same tired old system, dominated by the teacher's union and … more

Letter to the editor: Slate offers steady leadership

As a U.S. Army Veteran, I understand the importance of preparing the next generation of Americans to be successful, independent citizens. I also know firsthand about the importance of strong, stable … more

Letter to the editor: Can the liberals be trusted?

Will the 56 percent of the liberal voters of Douglas County, the ones who got rid of the "bad guys" in the last election for DC School Board, be able to use their community organizing skills to … more

Letter to the editor: Say yes to 4B, 4C

Our family moved to Colorado in 1992 and we purchased a fine home in unincorporated Arapahoe County. After living in the south metro area for a while we became aware of and began using South Suburban … more

Letter to the editor: Support South Suburban

I hope that voters in the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District will join me and many others in supporting ballot issues 4B and 4C. When our family moved into the district 36 years ago we had … more

Letter to the editor: Enough complaining

Enough complaining The community that has been sending in their editorials to complain about the new school board are demonstrating their immaturity, selfishness and how spiteful they are. They have … more

Letter to the editor: Why waste money?

As various board community committees research various ways to infuse money into the school district's budget, how can some members of the present board consider spending up to six figures of tax … more

Letter to the editor: The rest of the story

Mike Coffman in his guest column regarding tax reform (Dec. 7) failed to provide readers with the complete description of the proposal. He did not mention that the Affordable Care Act will be … more

Letter to the editor: A vote for students, teachers

I am a concerned citizen who has lived in Douglas County for almost two years. My husband and I moved to Douglas County from Arapahoe County. When we sold our home in Arapahoe County, our Realtor … more

Letter to the editor: Elect board members who listen

Two of my grandchildren are enrolled in Douglas County elementary schools and I am concerned about the upcoming school board elections and the future of public education. Things that bother me: … more

Letter to the editor: Current direction reduces choice

According to the DCSD community survey, most of us think that charter schools add value to our district. However, over the past few years, Silverthorn, Geddes, Peck and Reynolds (board majority) have … more

Letter to the editor: Time for change

I am a retired educator whose two children received a quality education in Bellevue, Nebraska.  I am concerned that my granddaughter will be offered less here. The high teacher turnover … more

Letter to the editor: Bill would bring a boost

As the president of the Cutthroat Chapter of Trout Unlimited in Littleton, I strongly support the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Future Generations Act (SB18-143), a bill that will provide critical … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for unity, community

After eight years of failing reforms, outside interests continue to try to divide the residents of Douglas County. Grassroots candidates prevailed in 2015. This year, outside interests are funding … more

Letter to the editor: Slate understands kids' needs

Teachers have one of the most difficult and important jobs in the world - educating the young minds of those who will shape America's future. I know this from my family legacy of teaching. As a young … more

Letter to the editor: Incentive, not new law, needed

Incentive, not new law, needed Remember re-cycling? Would Safeway and Kings Soopers be willing to pay a small amount of money as a reward for a returned shopping cart? Not so much as to cause a … more

Letter to the editor: Families should have say

Thank you for your detailed coverage of the tragic New Year’s Eve morning violence. My condolences to the Matthew Riehl and Zackari Parrish families. May their deaths not be for naught. Sheriff … more

Letter to the editor: Adding to the problem

The writer of the recent letter titled “Enough complaining” should have stopped with the title, instead of doing more of the same. This letter fits the definition of being hypocritical. Hank Hall … more

Letter to the editor: A true treasure

Thank you for highlighting the remarkable Sonya Ellingboe in your “My Name is…” column. We first met Sonya when we moved to Littleton in the early 1980s.We always enjoy talking with her and … more

Letter to the editor: Voters got it right

I believe we have made the right choices in electing Anthony Graziano, Krista Holtzmann, Kevin Leung and Chris Schor to the Douglas County School Board. They will keep the students' and the teachers' … more
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