Douglas County School District
The announcements follow a decision by Gov. Jared Polis to close schools for in-person instruction until at least April 30.
For Colorado’s youngest students, attention span is just as important as academics in remote learningBy Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
STEM School Highlands Ranch security guard reaches agreement with DA for firing gun, wounding studentsBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Denver oilman Alex Cranberg and his partner secured huge Ukraine drilling deal after push from Rick PerryBy The Associated Press Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
STEM School guard who accidentally shot student while trying to stop May attack wasn’t supposed to be armedBy Jesse Paul Sun Investigation Primary category in which blog post is published
The Douglas County Public Schools superintendent will conduct a two-year compliance review to make sure the institution has addressed safety concerns
Huge crowd of parents lines up to support 5-year extension. But some worry administrators are using tragedy to deflect scrutiny of safety, finances and child-abuse allegations.
School board will decide Tuesday night whether to restrict charter to one year to address threat-assessment reporting, handling of child abuse allegations and other issues
Colorado’s kindergarten landscape will even out, with benefits flowing to state’s wealthiest, poorest families
A decade after some districts pushed back against Gov. Ritter's full-day kindergarten plan, most consider it essential.
The school at the center of Colorado’s latest mass shooting is a refuge for gifted, tech-savvy kids who sometimes didn’t fit in elsewhere
Parents are fiercely protective of STEM School Highlands Ranch and fighting back against a narrative that it was a pressure cooker headed toward violence
This is not Parkland: Douglas County, divided on guns but eager to prevent another school shooting, tries to find its voice
STEM students are searching for “one voice” on mental health, moms against gun violence are standing up 100-fold and a petition for metal detectors is now 20,000 strong
Anonymous complaint alleged issues at STEM School months before deadly shooting. Officials say it was uncorroborated.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says it has an open investigation into at least one of the allegations in the complaint, which came in a phone call to a top district official