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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.

Ashley Scott, 7, builds donation boxes, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at the Green Leaf Rockrimmon apartments. Scott will distribute the boxes to business and will give the collected gifts to the homeless. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Pima Medical Institute's new location is visible from Interstate 25. Photo by Debbie Kelley
Doherty High School's Navy JROTC poses with this year's Thanksgiving food collection to benefit Springs Rescue Mission. Courtesy photo.
Julie Snyder, who has run the community events and activities held at Aspen Valley Ranch for the past decade, has been removed from her position as ranch manager (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Students at Discovery Canyon Elementary raised thousands of dollars for the inaugural Change for Children's initiative. The money which will go toward constructing the new Children's Hospital Colorado in Colorado Springs.(Screenshot via Academy D-20 Facebook video)
Jason Yarros talks to third grade girls and third grade teacher about the Apache helicopter. Courtesy photo by Jessica James.
Col. Jack Fischer
Dr. Nicholas Gledich, the superintendent of District 11, left, takes a photo of the countdown screen as Lauren Hugm right countdown from five before the results were to be posted as candidates and others celebrate the passing of 3E on the voting ballot at SoccerHaus on Tuesday November 7, 2017 in Colorado Springs. Voters who approved the 3E ballot measures to significantly increase funding for K-12 schools in the D-11 schools.  (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).
Dr. Nicholas Gledich, the superintendent of District 11, left, takes a photo of the countdown screen as Lauren Hugm right countdown from five before the results were to be posted as candidates and others celebrate the passing of 3E on the voting ballot at SoccerHaus on Tuesday November 7, 2017 in Colorado Springs. Voters who approved the 3E ballot measures to significantly increase funding for K-12 schools in the D-11 schools. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).