Schools

How to Dismantle a School District in 10 Steps

Oct 6th, 2015 | By

This article gives many reasons to elect the 3 people who will restore DC Schools to their past Quality. Your Voice: How to dismantle a school district in 10 steps Posted by Kelly on September 28, 2015 in Castle Rock Education, Castle Rock Government, Centennial Education, Centennial Government, Douglas County, Douglas County Education, Douglas County
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Douglas County voucher case heads for Colorado Supreme Court

Feb 25th, 2015 | By

On hold for more than three years, a Douglas County program using taxpayer money to send children to private schools has a date Wednesday at the Colorado Supreme Court — with the future of district-run voucher programs in the state hanging in the balance. Oral arguments are set in a legal battle that began in
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Douglas County School Board Candiate Forum

Oct 7th, 2013 | By

Monday October 14, 6:30-8:30 PM,

Eastridge Community Center, 9568 University Blvd, Highlands Ranch

Joins us and Meet the School Board Candidates!!!! ALL Douglas County voters will vote for four candidates, one in each of the four districts, regardless of the district in which they live. Free and Open to the Public!!!



HR-LT-Rox Dems Meeting

Oct 2nd, 2013 | By

Thursday October 17, 7:00-9:00 PM

Highlands Ranch Public Library

“The board members have proudly touted themselves as conservatives who stand for school reform,” he continues. “But the more and more I dug into school reform, the more I concluded that what it really means is privatization — and if you follow the money back to who’s funding school reform, it leads to a lot of really wealthy people with either an ideological agenda or a profit motive.



Rally for Public Education

Sep 21st, 2013 | By

Saturday October 5, 9-10:30AM

Civic Green Park, 9370 S. Ridgeline Blvd. Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Join your fellow community members, teachers, and students at Civic Park for a “Get pit the Vote” event, featuring local and national guest speakers



The Reformers – Highlands Ranch Screening

Sep 20th, 2013 | By

Friday September 20, 7:00-9:00 PM

Southridge RecreationCenter, 400 McArthur Ranch Rd 80130
Wildcat Mountain Auditorium, Highlands Ranch

“The board members have proudly touted themselves as conservatives who stand for school reform,” he continues. “But the more and more I dug into school reform, the more I concluded that what it really means is privatization — and if you follow the money back to who’s funding school reform, it leads to a lot of really wealthy people with either an ideological agenda or a profit motive.



Amendment # 66: State Funding For Education

Sep 5th, 2013 | By

Thursday September 26, 6:30 PM-8:30PM,

Highlands Ranch Public Library

“Coloradans support the critically important improvements that Amendment 66 will bring to our public education system, like small class sizes, one-on-one attention for each student, and the chance to see where every dollar is going within each district,” said Gail Klapper, director of the Colorado Forum.



Dougco Board Member Justin Williams Intimidating Parents who question Dougco

Oct 8th, 2012 | By

“It is clear from your letter that any such investigation is intended solely to intimidate and attempt to silence parents and citizens who question the actions and positions of the Douglas County School District and its leaders. These parents and citizens, motivated by concern for our public schools and showing great courage in the face of strident opposition by the DCSD, are exercising their First Amendment rights to address government officials and employees and to speak on questions on public concern; any attempt to hinder their speech or to intimidate them through the mechanism of an “investigation” will run afoul of the First Amendment.”



So Much for Transparency from the Douglas County Board Members

Oct 8th, 2012 | By

“Over the last several years, the inner workings of the Douglas County School Board have become less and less transparent. According to a study published by EdNews Colorado, since 2007, the Douglas County School Board has more than doubled its use of secretive “executive sessions” and dramatically limited the amount of time it spends in public session”



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