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Novels Under Consideration for Adoption

The World Class Education Department of the Douglas County School District, is asking the Board of Education to approve the following novels as supplemental materials to be used in classrooms. As part of the approval process, we would like to offer an opportunity for the community to review the materials and provide feedback. All resources will be on display weekdays October 28, 2014 through November 11, 2014, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm at the Douglas County School District Central Administrative Offices, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado 80104. Questions may be directed to the World Class Education Department at 303-387-0121. Follow this link for a list of titles. 


October 30, 2014 | By tswhipple | Category: Board of Education, World Class Education

District News

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.”

Eleven Douglas County School District schools have been named recipients of the 2017 John Irwin Schools of Excellence Awards. The John Irwin awards are given to schools that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement over time. These schools received an "Exceeds Expectations" rating on the Academic Achievement indicator of the School Performance Frameworks reflecting exceptional performance in Math, English Language Arts, and Science.