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Feb. 10, 2022: A primer on Douglas County schools; Federico Peña’s new autobiography

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Eli Imadali for CPR News
Hundreds of students hold signs and cheer during a walkout at Highlands Ranch High School on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022 to protest the firing of former Douglas County School District Superintendent Corey Wise and other recent decisions made by the conservative-majority school board.

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School has been turbulent enough with the pandemic. But over the past couple of weeks, the turmoil has ramped up even more in the Douglas County school district. CPR education reporter Jenny Brundin provides some perspective. Then, Federico Peña’s new autobiography, “Not Bad for a South Texas Boy: A Story of Perseverance."