Education

The Rich Men Have Come For Our Schools

Mar 4th, 2012 | By

The wealthiest Americans, including Kansans such as Charles Koch, use ALEC, the Kansas Policy Institute and a myriad of other organizations to promote the legislation to defund our schools. The idea is to diminish the capacity of the public school system to adequately educate our children, creating a higher demand for the private school industry. Governors and state legislators across the nation are working with ALEC to gut public education.



Thank you Candidates, Thank you Volunteers

Nov 2nd, 2011 | By

On the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson did not just talk about our rights to  Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, but on how we as Americans have the duty to keep a vigilant eye on a just government, and how we have the obligation to take serious steps in defense of this freedom
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Douglas County School Issue and Property Values

Oct 11th, 2011 | By

At a time of reduced budgets for public education, the Douglas County School Board, supported by outside interest groups, is seeking to divert crucial resources (more than $4,000 per child) with a voucher program for private and religious schools. A Colorado district judge already has ruled this voucher program unconstitutional but its supporters are continuing the legal fight…



5 Days Left Before Election!

Oct 10th, 2011 | By

If Proposition 103 fails, it is likely that $200 million to $300 million of those cuts will be to K-12 education and state colleges and community colleges



School Board Candidate Gail Frances

Sep 14th, 2011 | By

With the clock ticking toward a critical election day in Douglas County, votes and your dollars count. This is a crucial election.  Your children’s future and the overall state of our schools rest upon your active participation. I am proud to be a candidate that represents an unwavering commitment to funding public schools and one who
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Douglas County School Board Candidate: Gail Frances

Sep 12th, 2011 | By

 The Upcoming School Board Election A Time for Change By Judy Taylor  When people move to Douglas County, the reputation of the school district is often important in their decision.  How the district ranks and how it is perceived are crucial factors.  This November’s school board election presents Douglas County residents with a defining moment. 
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Douglas County School Board Candidate: Susan McMahon

Sep 9th, 2011 | By

Meet Susan McMahon, Candidate for Douglas County School Board  Support our wonderful candidate running for Douglas County School Board:  Susan McMahon For her to succeed, we need strong grassroots support. Please help, support and Vote for Susan!! http://www.mcmahon4schools.com/



Douglas County School Board Candidate: Kevin Reilly

Aug 3rd, 2011 | By

    Here is  Kevin’s introduction for his candidacy for the Douglas County School Board for the election this coming November 2011 http://www.reilly4dcschools.com/ Support our wonderful candidate running for Douglas County School Board:  Kevin Reilly, For him to succeed, we need strong grassroots support. Please help, support and Vote for Kevin Reilly!!!