By throwing their names into the ring last spring, Douglas County School Board candidates have put themselves on the front lines of a vast and ongoing transformation of the educational system.
Common Core State Standards, the end of No Child Left Behind, and a new methodology for teacher evaluations are some of the transformative issues the new board will face in the next four years.
One incumbent is running unopposed. The challenger of another incumbent recently announced he was discontinuing his campaign for personal reasons. That means there are only two seats being actively contested.
Each trustee is elected at …