Build a Stronger District

UPDATE:  At the January 19, 2016 Board of Education meeting, Strong Schools Coalition requested that the District restore half of the per pupil revenue increase from 2008-09 to 2015-16 to our schools in the 2016-17 school year, empowering our local … [Read more...]

UPDATE: High School Instructional Timeline

(For reference documents, click on links in red. Scroll below for more information.) UPDATE (October 5, 2015):  The $4.2 Million Liability to State could have been avoided!! Douglas County School District was aware of potential problems with … [Read more...]

Give Voters a Choice: Add a Bond Initiative to the Election

UPDATE:  The Douglas County Board of Education has decided against placing a bond initiative on the November 2015 ballot, allowing property tax rates to decline and ignoring the results of the community feedback survey that was conducted by the Long … [Read more...]

Make Your Voice Heard!

Douglas County School District Chief Financial Officer stated at two Master Capital Forums that without the passage of a bond in 2015, the district could be facing a cut of 11% or $741 in per pupil revenue. That equates to an average impact of … [Read more...]

Douglas County School Board: A Call for Transparency – Abide by the Intent of the Colorado Innovation Schools Act

UPDATE (September 25, 2014):  Strong Schools Coalition's response to Douglas County Board of Education and Dr. Fagen regarding petition UPDATE (September 24, 2014):  Letter sent to some petition signers from Nona Eichelberger NEW!!!  UPDATE … [Read more...]

SSC Request for Venue Change

Strong Schools Coalition Requests Venue Change to Accommodate Public... … [Read more...]

A Closer Look at Student Based Budgets in DCSD

  Reference Links: Per Pupil Revenue: Historical Per Pupil Revenue (PPR) was presented at the February 19, 2013 Board of Education meeting and included a preliminary estimate of the 2014 PPR.  PPR for 2014 was revised in the May 21, … [Read more...]

2013 DCSD Year In Review

These headlines are taken from articles published in one of the local newspapers or television stations. To read these articles, as well as all DCSD-related articles in 2013, visit the "In the News" page of the Strong Schools Coalition … [Read more...]

UPDATED: DCSD Then & Now

This updated version of the Then & Now infographic is inspired by the once annually published DCSD Quick Facts document that is now discontinued. It provided the Board and community with a quick list of key facts about the school district. All … [Read more...]

DCSD Academic Achievement: Then and Now

Recently aired television commercials promoting Douglas County School District make the claim that Douglas County is the "Highest Achieving" and "#1 in Reading" in the Denver Metro area. This infographic outlines how Douglas County compares, not … [Read more...]