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“Together” at last

“Together” at last Cow Creek Umpqua Tribe’s children’s book spans generations, promotes early learning  The colors are vivid, the text is basic and the pages are sized just right for little hands. But “Takelma Together” is more than a simple children’s book. It’s an example of how a

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Changing scarcity to abundance

Douglas County’s glass isn’t half empty OR half full; it’s brimming Let’s talk for a minute about Charles Dickens. Though he was writing for a 19th-century audience, the English author introduced images familiar to us almost 200 years later. Think of Oliver Twist holding up his empty bowl

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DCPSS Primer: An explanation of our mission, our mantra, our invitation to you

DCPSS Primer: An explanation of our mission, our mantra, our invitation to you

DCPSS Primer: An explanation of our mission, our mantra, our invitation to you It’s an ambitious goal, but we believe it’s doable. Douglas County Partners for Student Success is made up of community members who believe second-best isn’t good enough for our children, teens and young adults. Our partners

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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

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