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  • Colorado's high court hears school voucher case

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether Douglas County can provide vouchers to students to attend private schools, including religious ones. The state's high court is scheduled to hear the case Wednesday afternoon. A Court of Appeals ruled last year the...

  • Side Streets: Frustrated mom gets Colorado Springs police promise to patrol handicapped parking spaces

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Lorraine Grisez is tired and frustrated. She's tired of parents at Discovery Canyon Campus parking in spaces set aside for the handicapped. The situation is so bad she has to leave 
45 minutes early to ensure she gets one of the designated spots. Otherwise, there's no room to unfold...

  • Palmer High students try to raise funds for fellow student

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    It seems like it would be a lot different to live without arms or legs. But it's not really any different, 15-year-old Shawn Bakker says. Like other teens, the Palmer High School sophomore likes to play video games, watch TV and hang around outside when he's not at school or doing...

  • Daniels Fund grant helps UCCS continue business ethics initiative

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Ethics in business is like oxygen, says Venkat Reddy, dean of the College of Business and Administration at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. "You don't know it's out there, but if you don't have it, you're going to die," he said. "It's critical to an organization's...

  • Dozens of Denver students walk out in latest Ferguson protest

    By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    About 100 students walked out of a Denver school on Tuesday and marched to the state Capitol in the latest protest over the deaths of men at the hands of police. The students waved signs and chanted: "Hands up! Don't shoot!" It was the fifth day of student protests. The students...

  • Nearly 6 of 10 children participate in extracurricular activities, Census Bureau reports

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

        Fifty-seven percent of children between 6 and 17 years old participate in at least one after-school extracurricular activity, according to a new report released Tuesday from the U.S. Census Bureau. The report found that children were more likely to participate in sports...

  • Which classes are students fleeing at CU?

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    BOULDER — Students at the University of Colorado in Boulder are fleeing arts and humanities classes in droves. It's a national trend that faculty want to better understand. The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/1w9MrOk ) that enrollment in arts and humanities departments on...

  • UCCS parking situation slowly getting better

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    The worm for early birds at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is getting to class on time. "If you can get here 10 minutes before the bus is due to leave, you're not going to have a problem," student Tania Moore said on a recent afternoon as she waited for a campus...

  • Brunswick named chief operating officer of Space Foundation

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Shelli Brunswick has been named chief operating officer of the Space Foundation, effective Jan. 12. "The Space Foundation is excited to have Shelli Brunswick join our team during this transformational time for our organization and industry," foundation CEO...

  • Denver mayor urges students to stay in school

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    DENVER — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock says he is proud of students who have staged protests over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner but now he's urging them to stay in school. Hancock issued his call Monday after the latest in series of walkouts by Denver-areas students....

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