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Agenda announced for Monday's Board Unplugged event

CASTLE ROCK - The agenda for the first  'Board Unplugged' meeting, scheduled for Monday March 3, was announced on Friday. It includes interviews with candidates for the open director seat, as well as discussions on K-12 funding, legislative issues, and DCSD capital needs.

The open forum organized by the Douglas County Board of Education will be held from 5 - 8:30 p.m. at Cimarron Middle School, which is located at 12130 Canterberry Parkway in Parker. The goal of the meeting is to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to dialogue with board members, in person. No video livestream will be provided for this event.

Updated Board of Education agendas are always posted at


Board Unplugged Schedule (as of Friday 2/28/14 at 1 p.m.)
5:00 p.m. -7:05 p.m. Interviews: Director District F Vacancy
7:05 p.m. -7:50 p.m. Capital Funding Needs
7:50 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. Legislative Measures Regarding K-12 Education
8:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Topic Suggestions for Next Board Unplugged Session

February 28, 2014 | By rmbarber | Category: Board of Education

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