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  • More Latino than white students admitted to UC

    LISA LEFF, Associated Press
    Yesterday

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state's premier public universities for the first time, officials said Friday, a milestone that reflects the diverse racial makeup of a state where Latino children represent a...

  • Injuries in Larimer County school bus accident

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    FORT COLLINS — A car rear-ended a school bus carrying nine children near Fort Collins early Friday, slightly injuring three children and the bus driver and critically injuring the lone person in the car, authorities said. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis said the driver of...

  • CU will ignore faculty group criticism

    Associated Press -
    Published: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    BOULDER — The University of Colorado says it will ignore criticism from Colorado chapters of the American Association of University Professors after the university removed the philosophy department chair and suspended all graduate student admissions over complaints of sexual...

  • 2014 Pikes Peak All Reads selections are announced

    by Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    The 13th annual All Pikes Peak Reads program asks readers to engage the extraordinary, a theme reflected in the choice of books that the Pikes Peak Library District announced Thursday. The books include: "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd, and "Who Owns the Ice House?: Eight...

  • Time running short for Colorado Springs boy needing bone marrow transplant

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Time is running out for 10-year-old Aden Knar. "We're at last call," said his dad, Mike Knar. The family has tried in vain to find a bone marrow donor for Aden, whose acute lymphoblastic leukemia went into remission for five years before returning in November. Aden has been...

  • Arts, Business, Education Luncheon honors community members

    by Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    The 35th annual Arts, Business, Education Luncheon brought together a slew of both familiar and new faces on Wednesday to honor those who have contributed to the arts in Colorado Springs. "I look around the room, and I see people with a passion for art and a passion for kids," said...

  • Former Liberty High School teacher, coach acquitted of sexual assault charges

    by andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    A former Liberty High School teacher and coach accused of sexually assaulting a student at the Colorado Springs high school in 2012 was acquitted of all charges Friday. Travis Clark, 33, a former science teacher and boys basketball coach at the District 20 high school, was arrested...

  • Educators: Colorado Springs area ripe for innovation

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Seeds of innovation have been planted in the field of education in the Pikes Peak region, and what's growing now is just the beginning, according to the cultivators. "I tell our students, you're not only competing with students in your classroom but with kids globally. We want to...

  • Colorado Springs high school band coach accused of ‘inappropriate’ sexual acts

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    David Hurd, a contract band coach, has been arrested on charges of multiple counts of felony sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity, after allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student at Air Academy High School. An El Paso County Sheriff's school...

  • Colorado budget finalized, heads to governor

    Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    DENVER — Lawmakers approved a $23 billion budget for Colorado next year, sending to the governor a spending plan that increases money for public schools, colleges, and funds an aerial firefighting fleet. The House approved the budget Tuesday on a 38-26 vote with only one Republican...

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