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Douglas County one of the best

CASTLE ROCK – 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.

Movoto Blog used a number of factors in their “10 Best Counties of America,” including median home price and poverty level, the company specifically touted Douglas County’s outstanding graduation rate as a key factor.

“With the highest graduation rate, a whopping 97.2 percent, you’re bound to get a good education here or provide one for your family,” the Motovoto said.

READ MORE: A Colorado county is ranked among 10 best in America

Douglas County was bracketed by two Washington, D.C. suburbs; Loudoun County and Fairfax County.

August 15, 2014 | By rmbarber | Category: Careers, Communications, Schools

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.”