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A fair a-‘prize’-al for our booth

A fair a-‘prize’-al for our booth Who doesn’t love wandering through the exhibit halls at the Douglas County Fair? The buildings offer indoor shelter from the sun and sawdust. Booths are packed with displays and wares. And lots of vendors give away free stuff! We at DCPSS and


Support students write now

DCPSS is seeking contributing writers for this site! We’re looking for partners, educators, community members, parents and students to share their thoughts on education in Douglas County. We want to hear your thoughts on what’s working, what’s not, what’s missing and which programs have a model we should


Workshop builds strong adult-youth links

Workshop focuses on how to build strong adult-youth links We asked; they answered! Attendees at a June 15 workshop, “Building Developmental Relationships With Youth We Serve,” used index cards to tell us what they learned that day at the Ford Family Foundation. “If everyone realized the small differences


Acquiring 21st-century skills

Acquiring 21st-century skills  Here’s someone else’s take on what’s needed for tomorrow’s workforce: