Douglas County School District
Colorado’s substitute teacher shortage, worsened by coronavirus, could force some schools to close. Again.
Districts are finding creative ways to fill the gap, leaning on their own teachers, administrators and even parents to sub
For Colorado’s youngest students, attention span is just as important as academics in remote learningErica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
STEM School Highlands Ranch security guard reaches agreement with DA for firing gun, wounding studentsJesse Paul Crime and Courts 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 armed
The Colorado Sun learned of the school's stipulation to BOSS High Level Security through an open records request. The guard's possession of a gun during the May 7 mass shooting may have violated Douglas County School District policy.
A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil
Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.
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