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  • Free Love and Logic parenting classes coming to Colorado Springs

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Catholic Charities of Central Colorado is offering a free six-week series of Love and Logic parenting classes, starting next month. The classes - which can cost $80 or more - will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 15 through Nov. 19, at the nonprofit's Marian House, 14...

  • Education dominates conversation with GOP candidate for governor

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    The two dozen or so people who showed up in Colorado Springs on Tuesday night to chat with Bob Beauprez, the Republican candidate for Colorado governor, had an intimate setting to ask him about anything and everything, but education concerns dominated the conversation. Donna Nelson,...

  • Colorado Springs District 11 board may seek to opt out of standardized testing

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Public school students are required by law to take certain standardized tests every year, but Colorado Springs School District 11's superintendent, Nicholas Gledich, wants out. At a school board meeting Wednesday night, his district could become the first in the state to move forward...

  • Third time's the charm for former Lincoln Elementary? D-11, Penrose seek lease deal

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    For the third time in less than a year, Colorado Springs School District 11's Board of Education will consider an offer for the former Abraham Lincoln Elementary School at 2727 N. Cascade Ave. Board members will decide at a meeting Wednesday night whether to accept a one-year lease...

  • Denver-area students walk out of school in protest

    By Colleen Slevin and P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    ARVADA — Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, providing a show of civil disobedience...

  • Mother of Columbine shooter has book deal, release date not set

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    NEW YORK — The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold is planning a memoir in which she will confront the "indescribable grief and shame" she has lived with since the 1999 tragedy. Crown Publishers told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it had acquired a book by...

  • Former Woodland Park mayor pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    The former Woodland Park mayor accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy pleaded not guilty in court Monday, according to the Fourth Judicial District Attorney's Office. A jury trial for David Turley has been set for Feb. 24. 
Turley is facing charges including sex assault on...

  • CU announces leadership changes

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    BOULDER — The University of Colorado plans to have individual chancellors for its Denver and Anschutz Medical campuses. President Bruce Benson announced the planned change Tuesday, saying the two growing campuses merit more focused leadership. A national search for a CU Denver...

  • Colorado Springs School District 11 gives security guards option of being armed

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    Within a few months, some security guards at middle schools and high schools in Colorado Springs School District 11 will be armed. D-11 administration decided over the summer to offer district security staff the option of carrying handguns while on duty at schools starting this fall,...

  • Colorado Springs school superintendent to receive 'Spirit of Springs' award Tuesday

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach will present the Spirit of the Springs Award to Colorado Springs School District 11 Superintendent Nicholas Gledich at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, in the district administration office, 1115 N. El Paso St. Gledich was named as one the nation’s 15 “Leaders to...

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