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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.

The expansion underway Wednesday, February 16, 2017, at the Tutt Library on the Colorado College campus. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Superintendent Patrick Cullen
UCCS GRADUATION
UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak in a UCCS graduation at Broadmoor World Arena on Friday, December 18, 2015. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette
Students at CIVA Charter High School worked on a dance routine Wednesday. Photo by Debbie Kelley
Students walk on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 during their first week of the fall semester. Enrollment at the Colorado Springs university has increased 40 percent over the last decade to 11,199. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
FILE - Students walk on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 during their first week of the fall semester. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Dismantling Marijuana Reality Check
FILE-In this Oct. 4, 2016, file photo, farmworkers transport newly harvested marijuana plants at Los Suenos Farms in Avondale, Colo. The government still has many means to slow or stop the marijuana train and President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions to be the next attorney general has raised fears that the new administration could crack down on weed-tolerant states. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)