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Douglas County, CO teachers walk out after school board changes to conservative

From the Insider:

A Colorado school district was forced to cancel classes on Thursday after teachers called out sick to protest decisions made by the district's conservative-majority school board.
The Douglas County School District said on its website that a "large number" of staff submitted absences for Thursday and all classes across the district's schools were canceled.
"We have reached the point where the number of absences has impacted our ability to provide a safe and supervised learning environment for students," the alert said.
A spokesperson for Douglas County Federation — a local affiliate union of the American Federation of Teachers — confirmed to Insider that Thursday's protests are a culmination of concerns about the school board from district employees, community members, and parents.

Mom-at-Arms researchers have history with the Douglas County School District, and we’ll share that research here briefly. Remember the 2019 STEM shooting in Highlands Ranch? The one in which a transgender student who was bullied shot up STEM Highlands Ranch? That was in that district/county. So here’s what went down in the district immediately following the shooting:

A FOIA request to STEM was stonewalled by STEM Highlands Ranch. The FOIA officer even accidentally responded to an email asking for the FOIA. Check out how much they wanted to complete the FOIA....