Carman: Money’s no object in Douglas County School Board’s quest to stamp out equity and thwart Open Meetings Law

The Colorado Sun: A few days from now, when all the arguments have been made and the litigation is finally, mercifully done, we will have the generous taxpayers of Douglas County to thank for clarifying Colorado’s 50-year-old Open Meetings Law once and for all. 

I hope they think it’s worth it.

Our story begins in November 2021 when voters elected an extreme conservative slate to dominate the Douglas County School Board, which was not exactly a lefty bunch in the first place.

These kinds of elections used to be snoozers in which well-meaning citizens graciously stepped up to help guide educators in the complex process of decision-making for thousands of diverse children in the community. Then, along came the politically expedient culture wars and all hell broke loose.

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