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Debbie Kelley

Education Reporter

  • Fire marshal: Apartment where fire broke out lacked working smoke alarm

    Updated: Fri, Mar 21, 2014

    Smoke detectors weren't working in the apartment unit where a blaze ignited Wednesday, trapping a handful of residents elsewhere in the complex and forcing firefighters to rescue people through apartment windows, a city fire official said Friday. The revelation comes after residents...

  • Presses to keeping running for UCCS student newspaper

    Updated: Tue, Mar 18, 2014

    The campus newspaper at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will continue to be published in a paper format, a majority of the student body decided. In a campus-wide election that ended March 14, more than half of the record turnout of student voters said they want to keep...

  • High school's 'Great Iron Pour' Thursday stayed true to tradition, offered life lessons

    Updated: Fri, Mar 14, 2014

    Things don't always go as planned during real-time, experiential teaching. But that's part of the lesson, high school students at The Colorado Springs School found out this week during The Great Iron Pour of 2014. After six hours of obstacles, including a furnace motor that burnt...

  • Everest College offering free test preparation for the new GED

    Published: Fri, Mar 14, 2014

    The Everest College campus in Colorado Springs, 1815 Jetwing Drive, is offering a free test preparation program for the new version of the high school equivalency test known as the GED. Everest GED Advantage is open to the public and provides tutoring, study materials, a practice...

  • Colorado Tech University to start Saturday MBA classes

    Published: Fri, Mar 14, 2014

    No time for MBA classes during the week? Colorado Technical University has launched a Saturday Master of Business Administration degree program at its Colorado Springs campus, 4435 N Chestnut St. Courses start April 6. It's the first-of-its-kind in the area and is designed to help...

  • Local special ed teacher needs online votes to win an educational grant

    Published: Fri, Mar 14, 2014

    A special education teacher in Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 is one of 30 teachers across the nation competing to win a $2,500 educational grant from Farmers Insurance's "Thank A Million Teachers" program. Melanie Wilson, who teaches at Abrams Elementary School, was one of...

  • Colorado Springs District 11 superintendent hospitalized, deputy superintendent filling in

    Updated: Fri, Mar 14, 2014

    Colorado Springs School District 11 employees were notified by email Thursday that Superintendent Nicholas Gledich is ill and receiving medical attention, said Devra Ashby, spokeswoman. Gledich was in Penrose Hospital Thursday, and listed in fair condition, said Penrose-St. Francis...

  • D-11 names new Doherty principal, reopens search for Coronado top job

    Published: Wed, Mar 12, 2014

    Colorado Springs School District 11's board of education named a principal Wednesday night for Doherty High School but wasn't given the opportunity to appoint one of four other finalists who also were in the running for the principal's job at Coronado High School. The board voted...

  • Space shuttle landing at Sabin Middle School is one giant step for STEM

    Updated: Tue, Mar 11, 2014

    March madness arrived at Sabin Middle School Tuesday and almost didn't fit through the doors. NASA chose Sabin to receive a piece of a space shuttle, under an initiative that awards old space artifacts to educational institutions for use in STEM (science, technology, engineering and...

  • UCCS students voting on whether The Scribe should go paperless

    Published: Mon, Mar 10, 2014

    A campus newspaper has existed at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for nearly half a century - almost as long as the school has been open. This week, students will decide whether the presses will stop running and the paper will be published online or if the student-run...

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