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Douglas County

Colorado School District Takes 'Proactive Approach' To Security, Buys 10 Assault Weapons

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.19.2016 | Politics

DENVER -- Colorado's Douglas County School District has purchased 10 semiautomatic rifles that it says school security officers can use in the event o...

Sheriff's Deputy Charged With Sexual Exploitation Of A Child

Posted 04.14.2013 | Denver

A Douglas County Sheriff's deputy has been fired, arrested and charged with two counts of sexual exploitation of a child. While details of the inci...

Douglas County Resumes Voucher Hearing Monday

Posted 11.18.2012 | Denver

On Monday the Douglas County School District and the group suing over its controversial voucher program will be back in court to resume their argument...

DougCo School District To Say Goodbye To Teachers' Union?

Posted 08.25.2012 | Denver

Things could not be more tense between the Douglas County School Board and the district teachers' union. After the union and district failed to reach ...

Police Seize Student Phones In Sexting Case

Posted 02.15.2012 | Denver

The Douglas County Sheriff's office served search warrants and seized several students' phones Tuesday after a school resource officer received a tip ...

Saying NO to Vouchers

Emily Sirota | Posted 10.16.2011 | Denver
Emily Sirota

While the Douglas County ruling against vouchers is great news, the bad news is that we may face a similar attempt to undermine our public schools right here in Denver.

Hold The Vouchers, Please

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.06.2011 | Denver

Plaintiffs filed a motion Tuesday and Wednesday asking Denver District Court to prohibit the implementation of the Douglas County School District's Ch...

Joy Resmovits

New Laws That Begin, Expand Programs That Use Public Money For Private Schooling Attract Lawsuits, Investigations | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.24.2011 | Education

Cindra Barnard loves her district's public schools. That's why she's fighting the school board. Barnard is a resident of Douglas County, Colo., whe...

Suburban Sprawl Gets Green Light In Douglas County

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.12.2011 | Denver

The planning for the creation of Sterling Ranch, an enormous new suburban neighborhood in Douglas County that has resulted in years of debate, environ...

8 Year-Old Awarded $350,000 In Lawsuit Over Mom's Death

Posted 06.21.2011 | Denver

CASTLE ROCK — A Douglas County jury has awarded $350,000 to an 8-year-old boy who sued the driver and owner of a car in which his mother and another...

Voucher Debate in Colorado Should Be About Excellence (Video)

Kelly Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kelly Maher

One of the knocks against the Douglas County Board of Education pursuing a school-voucher program is that the county is relatively wealthy. That misses the point.

Feed the Rich!

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

Establishing a school voucher program in Douglas County would be akin to sending famine-relief supplies to the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Douglas County Students Might Have To Pay For Bus Rides

CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Douglas County schools are facing a huge deficit and now it appears students will soon have to pay to ride the bus....