The answer comes down to who has access to the guns. Many sworn police officers who provide school security already do. In Douglas County, non-sworn security officers soon will.
- The Douglas County school board asks for an investigation after the student recorded a confrontation with the board president and vice president.Read more
- The eight members of the armed patrol division who could access the weapons are a small part of the district’s security team.Read more
- The lawsuit seeks to frame the case as a federal civil rights action.Read more
- This version does not provide vouchers for tuition at religious schools, like an earlier proposal.Read more
- On Thursday, about 100 students walked out of class. Students have also gathered more than 1,600 signatures to get answers about the high turnover rate.Read more
- Authorities on Tuesday didn't reveal details of the threat but did say the charges against the two 16-year-olds could include conspiracy to commit murder.Read more
Opponents brought a lawsuit because they say that Douglas Count's program would allow taxpayer dollars to flow directly to religious schools, which they argue is unconstitutional.
The voucher program would allow 500 county students to get assistance to attend private and parochial schools.
One of the most-watched school board elections in the country, especially in conservative education circles, is right here in Colorado.