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Colorado

Colorado School Board Member Kicked Out Of Douglas County Parent House Party

Douglas County Parent (DCP), a new school interest group in Douglas County against the Board, created drama last Monday when the organization kicked School Board Director John Carson out of an informational meeting. On Friday, Media Trackers reported that other anti-Board proponents caused a stir at a Q&A session with School Board Director Meghann Silverthorn at the Public Library.

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Colorado

Final Briefs Filed In Douglas County Student Scholarship Program Lawsuit

Legal advocates for the Douglas County Choice Scholarship Program (CSP) have filed response briefs to the Colorado Supreme Court asking that the case be denied hearing. The libertarian Institute for Justice (IJ), which is helping defend the program, cited state and federal precedent in arguing opponents of the CSP ignore the constitutionally-required neutrality of state aid […]

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Colorado

Teachers Unions Continue False Attacks On Douglas County Schools, In Opposition To Public Data

Teachers union bosses have continued to push false claims against the Douglas County School District (DCSD) and the local Board of Education (BOE) during the past month, asserting that student achievement and classroom performance have declinded despite public data to the contrary. Leaders of the local American Federation of Teachers (AFT) affiliate and the state […]

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Colorado

DCSD Now Ranks at the Top of School Districts in Colorado for Transparency and Accountability

Less than two weeks after the Sunshine Review stamped the Douglas County School District (DCSD) with a “D” grade for transparency and accountability, Douglas County now ranks among the top school districts in the state with an updated and permanent “A-” grade. The ranking from the government transparency watchdog changed nearly half a dozen times […]

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