Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Elect board members who listen

Two of my grandchildren are enrolled in Douglas County elementary schools and I am concerned about the upcoming school board elections and the future of public education. Things that bother me: … more

Letter to the editor: Charters are public schools too

The upcoming Douglas County School Board election is about two very different approaches to education. One group of candidates embraces the same tired old system, dominated by the teacher's union and … more

Letter to the editor: A vote for students, teachers

I am a concerned citizen who has lived in Douglas County for almost two years. My husband and I moved to Douglas County from Arapahoe County. When we sold our home in Arapahoe County, our Realtor … more

Letter to the editor: Let's reward extra effort

A recent article in this publication implied that Superintendent Erin Kane is supporting pay-for-performance because it's associated with rewarding teacher effort when she says, "We want to talk to … more

Letter to the editor: All voters should be informed

During the 2017-18 school year, there are crucial issues facing taxpayers. There is a school board election and possible vote to increase taxes to support our schools in 2018. Many of these issues … more

Letter to the editor: Choose to keep politics out

Charter school parents: The quality of our future charter schools is in jeopardy! As a charter parent, I'm concerned that DCSD's BOE directors Geddes, Peck, Reynolds and Silverthorn have been … more

Letter to the editor: Slate will support teachers

Improving our special education programs across DougCo is a subject close to my heart. I'm the mom of a son who required special education services. Thanks to school choice offered by DougCo, we were … more

Letter to the editor: Teachers must be valued

I'm a mom of two kids who graduated from Douglas County Schools and I believe that Graziano, Holtzmann, Leung and Schor will work collaboratively to ensure our teachers are valued, parents are … more

Letter to the editor: Let’s keep up the momentum

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Letter to the Editor: Biblically speaking

I read with interest the Sept. 7 article by Jessica Gibbs on The State of the Bible in 2017. It is of course no surprise that most people who read the Bible are older. Many youth (not all) today and … more

Letter to the editor: Here's a vote for choice

There are currently 15 highly successful public charter schools in Douglas County with five new charters approved in the last two years. This is a good thing if you love school choice and want the … more

Letter to the editor: Time to restore faith in district

My name is Andy Watkins, and I am a teacher in the Douglas County School District. I am writing this letter as a 17-year district veteran and a parent of a high school student also in the district to … more

Letter to the editor: Kids, not politics, must come first

As a mom of four kids in Douglas County schools, I know that it is time to put kids, not politics, first. It is time to elect school board members who will make decisions that benefit students, … more

Letter to the editor: Claims of district's demise not true

The current Douglas County School Board, yes, the one with the much-criticized "reform" majority, has saved us taxpayers $21 million of our hard-earned bucks in the last two years according to a June … more

Letter to the editor: We must move forward

I take issue with Aleta You in her recent letter "Fresh faces, ideas needed for Douglas County School board."   The Elevate Douglas County slate of Mills, Abresch, Scheffel and Nelson … more

Letter: Local film industry still has ways to go

I'm afraid letter writer Brian Olson has pretty well nailed it with regard to the prospects for big-time film and other media production in Colorado ("What's the Incentive", Aug. 25, 2017 issue). … more

Letter: School board should keep discussion open

The Elevate slate says they'll stop dissension on the school board. From 2013 to 2015, there was no dissension. The board went into executive session, then came out and voted unanimously. The … more

Letter: Does civil discourse still exist?

I was amused by the word you used in your recent headline to describe the actions by "constituents" at a town hall with Cory Gardner - "chided." No, it was more that the screamers stole his, and … more

Letter: Don't make the wrong choice

Recently there is a trend in letters to the editor about the upcoming school board election that I assume are coordinated based on similar styles of wording.They follow a pattern; "if you are looking … more

Letter: Time to change course

As a parent of two children enrolled in DCSD schools (a high school junior and a first-grader) I am thrilled to support grassroots candidates Anthony Graziano, Krista Holtzmann, Kevin Leung and Chris … more
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