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I say Gov. Hickenlooper is wrong to apologize for the Sand Creek Massacre. I do not accept any guilt or responsibility for what happened 150 years ago. The Indians and Federal Troops are all long … more
I'm writing in response to an open letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan that was published two weeks ago and written by Cristin Patterson, aka, the "spokesperson for Douglas County Parents." more
It's hard to believe that fall break for the Douglas County School District is just around the corner. After dozens of school visits, forums with parents, and meetings with staff members, I believe this year is shaping up to be the best year ever in DCSD. more
I just received an email from Douglas County School District Superintendent Elizabeth Fagen in regard to the READ Act and the Innovation Waiver Resolution that the board of education passed last week, indicating that "DCSD has been working to find a way to support schools who would like to return to quality accountability systems for their students," meaning a way out of certain standardized tests. more
When she was 11 and caring for four younger brothers and sisters in a rural Mexican town, Rocío Méndez looked into her heart for strength. more
In the "Union numbers declining" article that ran in the Aug. 7 print editions, once again Douglas County School Board vice president Doug Benevento shows his caustic side - as he always does. more
This column is worth 50 percent off on your next oil change. Uh, no it's not. more
I read Ann Healey's column about the undocumented woman, Rocio Mendez. I enjoyed reading it and can't help but wonder how many millions of untold stories like hers there must be. Stories of true … more
It's not surprising that the DCSD Board of Education continues to stonewall on a community survey in spite of lip service since 2013 to the contrary. According to the Strong Schools Coalition … more
Robin Williams looked at me from the cover of a magazine this summer, and I had a very hard time looking back. Since I grocery shop almost every day, it happened more than once. more
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