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State recommends closing Adams City HS, district reorganization

The state of the Adams 14 School District was on the mind of Superintendent Karla Loria, so much so that she updated the community on Facebook last week. Dear Members of Team Adams 14, As you … more

Douglas County Schools approves new teacher compensation system

In what one director described as “a historic moment,” the Douglas County School board approved a long-awaited new compensation system for licensed employees in hopes of boosting teacher … more

School board to discuss appealing judge's ruling March 22

After a more than 90-minute discussion and slew of 4-3 votes on the proper way to move forward, the Douglas County School Board has opted to make an official decision on how to respond to a judge’s injunction order. more

Douglas County Schools student tells board community harassed him

A Douglas County teen says he was harassed and defamed online after he made public comment at a Douglas County School Board meeting, prompting a response from at least one board director. more

Douglas County School Board calls special meeting

The Douglas County School Board has called a special meeting to discuss whether the board president alone should oversee the district's future response to a lawsuit alleging board members broken open meeting laws. more

Court grants preliminary injunction against school board majority

The Douglas County School Board has been ordered by a judge not to discuss public business or take formal action outside of public meetings, according to an order today from district court Judge Jeffrey Holmes. more

DCSD superintendent finalists undergo first public interviews

The two finalists to be Douglas County Schools’ next superintendent have held their first public interviews covering a range of topics, including school vouchers, arming teachers and political polarization in the community. more

Douglas County Schools names two superintendent finalists

The Douglas County School Board has announced two finalists for superintendent — American Academy charter school director Erin Kane and a DCSD Executive Director of Schools Danny Winsor. more

Judge’s order pending after first Douglas County School District lawsuit hearing

The Douglas County School Board is awaiting a judge’s written order that will decide whether to temporarily ban directors from using what’s often called “serial meetings” or "daisy chain" meetings. more

Failure Award Scholarship applications being accepted

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) is accepting scholarship applications for its annual Failure Award Scholarship. The scholarship is worth $20,000 and it can be used at any … more

Records offer detailed look at day DCSD superintendent was asked to step down

Douglas County School Board member Elizabeth Hanson hung up the phone on board President Mike Peterson in less than seven minutes. more

Employee fears of intimidation, retaliation shroud Douglas County Schools

Josh Ilano walked through one of Legend High School’s parking lots on his way to school when he noticed flyers on several school employees’ cars. At first the 18-year-old chuckled. He thought … more

Attorneys for ousted DCSD superintendent seek 'preservation of evidence'

Attorneys for former Superintendent Corey Wise have contacted the Douglas County School District seeking scores of records and issuing the district's general counsel "notice of your duty to preserve evidence" related to Wise's firing. more

Colorado again loosens school COVID guidance

Citing a continued decline in the recent coronavirus surge, the state public health department updated its school COVID-19 guidance, laying out an option for K-12 schools to start treating the virus more like other infectious diseases in schools. more

Mask mandates lifted around Denver metro area

As Colorado has seen a continued decline in coronavirus spread, several counties have lifted the mask mandates that swept through the Denver metro area for schools and other indoor public places. more

Douglas County School Board agrees on preliminary timeline for new superintendent search

The job posting for the next Douglas County School District superintendent will be displayed online beginning Thursday and ending Feb. 25, after the board of directors preliminarily approved the … more

Douglas County School Board to discuss superintendent search

Selecting former Superintendent Corey Wise to helm the Douglas County School District took roughly four months. Finding the finalists to replace him might take little more than a week, according to a potential search timeline. more

Future of MLO, bond measures uncertain amid DCSD controversies, committee chair says

At their first public meeting following the firing of former Superintendent Corey Wise, members of the Douglas County School Board were given a warning: One of the few issues uniting them could be in … more

Fallout Continues: High-ranking DCSD official resigned in condemnation of superintendent’s firing

A 28-year veteran of the Douglas County School District and high-ranking district official quickly resigned in condemnation of the board’s decision to fire former Superintendent Corey Wise, … more

Clark named second principal at Riverdale Ridge High School

  27J Schools tabbed Cody Clark as the new principal at Riverdale Ridge High School,. effective July 1. Clark will replace Terry Elliot, the first principal at the 4-year-old school, which … more
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