School Board Politics: Protesters Gather Together at DCSD Headquarters

Douglas County School District community members assembled Feb. 3 in protest of recent actions the Board of Education has taken.

According+to+CPR+News%2C+over+1%2C500+teachers+in+Douglas+County+called+out+sick+Feb.+3.+Many+teachers+joined+the+protest+at+the+Wilcox+Building.

photo by Claire Bauer

According to CPR News, over 1,500 teachers in Douglas County called out sick Feb. 3. Many teachers joined the protest at the Wilcox Building.

by Claire Bauer, Editor in Chief

On a day of below-freezing temperatures, a clear blue sky and school canceled due to a district-wide teacher sick out, an estimated 1,000+ community members congregated around the Douglas County School District’s headquarters in Castle Rock Feb. 3 after multiple divisive moves made by the Douglas County School District’s Board of Education. Read more: School Board Division Leads to Community Action