UCCS earns honors for military and veteran support

By: Debbie Kelley

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs ranked 90th in the nation among four-year colleges in the nation for best schools for veterans and military students, in Military Times’ Best for Vets Colleges...

Events highlight how military veterans can work in classrooms

By: Debbie Kelley

Fort Carson’s Troops to Teachers, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and Teach For America will join together to host two events on Thursday that highlight different pathways military veterans can take...

Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia stepping down for new job opportunity

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Colorado's lieutenant governor is stepping down to run a higher education commission.

Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia made the announcement Tuesday morning. He says he is leaving the administration to be...

Kaiser Permanente awards 6 SoCo school districts new funding to get kids active

By: Nick Roper, Kaiser Permanente

David Carter loves his English class - the reading, writing, and discussing his favorite authors - but his favorite part of the school day is when he gets to exercise. Thanks to a Thriving Schools grant from Kaiser...

Colorado College receives $4 million donation for student research grants

By: Debbie Kelley

Colorado College alumni Jeff Keller and David Keller are donating $4 million to the Keller Family Venture Grant Program for individual student research.

The commitment includes $3 million to permanently...

Plenty of secrecy in funding of District 38 school board races

By: MARIA ST. LOUIS SANCHEZ maria.sanchez@gazette.com

The Lewis-Palmer School District 38 School Board election was particularly secretive this year, with large donors not reported on campaign filings and one secretive committee that has ties to a Colorado Republican...

Big money a factor in two Colorado Springs school board races

By: MARIA ST. LOUIS SANCHEZ maria.sanchez@gazette.com

There was once a time when a school board election involved a couple of yard signs and some handshaking at PTA meetings.

Tuesday's election shows that those kinds of campaigns are a thing of the past in...

Nearly two dozen Colorado Springs students accused of disorderly conduct after fight at high school

By: STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com

All 21 Sierra High School students detained after a school fight last week are accused of disorderly conduct and interfering with staff, faculty or students, Harrison School District 2 said Friday.

Three of...