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Lawsuit against Douglas County School Board is unique

Colorado courts appear to be silent on the legality of meetings often called “serial meetings, “walking quorums” or “daisy-chain meetings” and whether they violate the state's open meeting … more

Students rally amid widespread reaction to DCSD superintendent’s firing

Hundreds of students walked out of class on Monday, protesting the Douglas County School District’s removal of former Superintendent Corey Wise. Protesters also rallied in support of educational equity. more

Adams 14 cuts outside management contract early

COMMERCE CITY -- The Adams 14 School District will sever its relationship with MGT Consulting two months early. The effective date is Friday, Feb. 11. In a press statement, the district said … more

Douglas County School District board fires superintendent Corey Wise in 4-3 vote

In a 4-3 vote Friday night, the Douglas County School Board of Directors moved to fire Superintendent Corey Wise. The decision came after board director David Ray moved to postpone an official … more

UPDATED: DCSD community rallies amid board controversies

Roughly 20 years ago, Kaci Nice was an 18-year-old, born-and-raised Parker resident attending Ponderosa High School. The high school senior was playing soccer and preparing to graduate. Her coach … more

Douglas County schools cancel classes ahead of rally

Hundreds of people including Douglas County Schools staff are expected to rally outside district headquarters on Thursday after bombshell allegations that the conservative majority asked the … more

Douglas County School Board directors allege superintendent improperly threatened with termination

Three Douglas County School Board members are alleging the four new board directors gave the superintendent an ultimatum — resign or be fired — without formal board approval and without the full board's knowledge. more

State board says 'no' to ending Adams 14's contract with consulting firm

DENVER -- The Colorado State Board of Education denied Adams 14 School District's attempt to end its contract with MGT Consulting Jan. 28. The vote was 7-0. "Given the district's recent failure … more

All Adams 14 students return to in-person learning

With an eye on the omicron variant of COVID-19 and staffing issues within the district, all Adams 14 School District students and staff returned to in-person learning Jan,. 24. At various times … more

Costume at Douglas County School Board generates buzz

Outside Douglas County Schools headquarters, a woman waited for the Jan. 11 school board study session to begin wearing the unmistakable red costume of The Handmaid’s Tale. Carolyn Williamson came … more

COVID and Adams 14 schools .. some open, some remote

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Arapahoe Community College to be mostly remote until Feb. 1 amid COVID surge

Arapahoe Community College President Stephanie Fujii announced that most ACC classes would begin virtually on Jan. 18 and continue on a remote status until Feb 1. The decision came amid a continued … more

Littleton schools study could help in fight against youth suicide

A two-year study focusing on the relationship between social environments and youth suicide could provide a “partial roadmap” for schools and communities looking to improve the promotion of … more

Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the … more

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes … more

Adams 14 schools go remote

Students in the Adams 14 School District will be doing remote learning the week of Monday, Jan. 10. The reason is the spread of COVID cases. According to a statement from the district, Adams … more

Douglas County Schools takes step to bolster compensation

A long-awaited overhaul of Douglas County Schools’ compensation for teachers is on the way to becoming reality. District leaders still caution the plan is a starting point and more work remains to … more

Cherry Creek students building ‘tiny homes’ for homeless

For the second time, students at Cherry Creek’s career and technical education campus are building what are known as “tiny homes” as part of an effort to help people out of unsheltered … more

Week 3: County, school district partner on youth mental health

In 2019, when STEM School Highlands Ranch faced tragedy after two student gunmen ran into the school, killing one fellow student, it rocked the community. For Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas, … more

Weld County Re-8 school board turns down attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum

The Weld County Re-8 board of education voted down an attempt to ban critical race theory curriculum in the district. Cody LeBlanc and Jaime Sierra, the co-presenters of the resolution, were the … more
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