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Debbie Kelley

Education Reporter

Debbie Kelley has written about nearly every topic at The Gazette, from religion and business to the energy industry, health care and home and garden. She currently specializes in education issues.

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A snowplow plows Voyager Pkwy. in blizzard conditions in northern Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Wednesday, January 23, 2016. (photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)
The nine-member University of Colorado Board of Regents will start with a list of priorities from President Bruce Benson (pictured) in setting goals for the four-campus system. Denver Post file photo.
A new prechool through eighth grade school will be built on a 25-acre site in Lorson Ranch in southeast Colorado Springs, in Widefield School District 3. Photo by Debbie Kelley
2017 Woodland Park High School Graduation
Graduation exercises for Woodland Park High School were held at the Pikes Peak Centerl on Friday, May 26, 2017. Photo by Erica Fellion, The Gazette.
Falcon Middle School (Google Maps)
The Mitchell High School Air Force ROTC presents the colors as students from Wallflower Elementary School sing the National Anthem Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, during a local rally on the steps of the Colorado Springs City Hall to mark National School Choice Week.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Mitchell High School Air Force ROTC presents the colors as students from Wallflower Elementary School sing the National Anthem Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, during a local rally on the steps of the Colorado Springs City Hall to mark National School Choice Week. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Back to School Things to Know
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2015 file photo, public school buses are parked in Springfield, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION
The final graduation exercises under the name Early College High School were held on May 26, 2017 at the Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus. The school will now be known as Odyssey Early College and Career Options. Photo by Isaiah J. Downing
(Courtesy of Liberty Tree Academy/Facebook)