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  • 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...

  • Anonymous donor gives Colorado College $5 million for library renovation

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

    Colorado College has received an anonymous $5 million donation to help renovate Tutt Library. It is the largest outright gift from a living donor in the college's 140-year history. President Jill Tiefenthaler said the timing couldn't be better. "Our library is the intellectual...

  • Advanced Placement history outline focus of debate

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Conservative activists say a new outline for the Advanced Placement U.S. history course shows an anti-American bias by either downplaying or omitting the country's most heroic figures and military victories. But the executive who leads the College Board's...

  • Colorado students protest proposed history change

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    GOLDEN — Some Jefferson County students are protesting a proposal to change the way history is taught in the district. Dozens of students walked out of classes at Evergreen High School on Monday to protest outside the district's offices in Golden before returning to class....

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