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Two Douglas County School District students were arrested April 20 - the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting - on suspicion of falsely reporting threats to authorities, according to the … more
Castle Rock will soon have a new $300 million development called Miller's Landing near Interstate 25 and Plum Creek Parkway. The four-phase, 65-acre project received final approval April 18 when the town council signed a $65 million public … more
HOPE Online and the Colorado State Board of Education have agreed on an improvement program that will see the school's board of directors expand from five to seven members and will include a management partnership to support teacher and leadership … more
The Douglas County School District is moving forward with plans to educate the community about its financial needs, which include hundreds of millions of dollars in capital improvements. The goal is to get a pair of questions requesting more tax … more
Students at Highlands Ranch High School can expect fewer field trips next year and less school supplies to go around. At Castle View High School in Castle Rock, students will no longer take as many classes as they want because there will be fewer … more
A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision March 22 regarding the Douglas County School district will have ramifications for special needs students across the country. The court has sided with the … more
Each year, Douglas County School District teachers are spending about 1,035 hours of their time on non-instructional activities, according to a new survey commissioned by the district. District teachers are contracted for 185 days per year. This … more
When Christi Granato-Dexter’s son Aiden was saying 100 words at the age of 1, she knew he was learning at a faster rater than his peers. When it came time to choose a school, she decided on American Academy Charter School in Castle Pines. … more
In a school district in which the word “choice” has become something of a mantra, nearly one in five students attends a charter school. To some, that represents progress by expanding educational options for parents and students. To others, it … more
Meredith Chicklas, a science teacher at Castle View High School in Castle Rock, believes leading by example is one of the best ways she can teach her students. That’s why the educator is taking off to Baja, Mexico, on March 18 as part of a … more
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