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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.

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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.

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March 20, 2014 | By slmanitoken

Douglas County Job Growth from the Denver Business Journal

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November 22, 2013 | By smtailer

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

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November 22, 2013 | By smtailer

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

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DCSD is requesting parent input on the health and wellness of our students. Last year, DCSD received a large planning grant from Colorado Health Foundation in an effort to assess how the district supports students through the lens of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model (WSCC). The mission of this grant is to review the current state of DCSD's student health and wellness program, and then formulate a three to five-year plan based on stakeholders’ needs, the latest research, and best practices. As part of this process, we would like your input.

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It may look like a plain, white shipping container was just parked on the backyard grounds of Mountain Vista High School. The contents of the container are anything but plain, though. Walking inside the container, different colors of ambient lighting glow, futuristic-looking equipment and tall towers are suspended from the ceiling, and the humidity level is set to 70 percent. The container has been recycled into a new kind of learning opportunity for students.