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Students working at the Colorado Culinary Academy
April 14, 2015 | By SCPaulsen

DOUGLAS COUNTY –  Career Connect, the annual program sponsored by the Douglas County Educational Foundation, is pairing students with employers for evening career exploration activities throughout the month of April.

August 15, 2014 | By rmbarber

Citing a high graduation rate, Douglas County was recently named the second best county in the nation in a survey of counties across the nation.

March 20, 2014 | By slmanitoken

Douglas County Job Growth from the Denver Business Journal

November 22, 2013 | By smtailer

Chicago Tribune calls Douglas County's performance pay system "quite novel."

November 22, 2013 | By smtailer

Should Hard-to-Find Science and Math Teachers Be Paid More?


District News

On February 9 the PACE Center hosted Portfolio Day for students like Sladovnik. It was an opportunity for critiques from working professional artists, and workshops. It culminates in the "Bright Futures" art exhibit - a showcase of selected work on display February 16-27.

Last month, the Board of Education passed a resolution tasking the Superintendent to convene a task force inclusive of members of the general public and staff members. This task force will develop a survey for parents of students eligible for special education services and a survey for staff members who serve students eligible for special education services.

Board members sitting at the dais

CASTLE ROCK - On February 6, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education confirmed its commitment to begin the process of seeking approval from voters for additional local funding.

“Our children need a bond and mill levy override (MLO) to be passed in 2018, beyond any doubt,” said DCSD Board of Education President David Ray. “We want to move forward immediately with the necessary processes and collaboration with our community in order to finalize a formal funding package.”