More Education Articles

  • Best and Brightest 2014: Haley McCarten, Pine Creek

    By Robin Intemann, Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: 24 min ago

    This is the third of 20 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2014. Most 7-year-olds hardly know how to care for themselves. Yet until her grandparents intervened, Haley McCarten was doing just that and tending to her younger sister. Eventually, McCarten's...

  • Colorado Springs-area student earns spot at prestigious science fair (plus list of state winners)

    by carol mcgraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Parents of science fair participants everywhere will undoubtedly commiserate with Ellie Thompson when she jokes that "sometimes it's a little scary." For several years, her son, Matthew Hileman, has been working on an ion propulsion system in the family basement as part of his...

  • Greeley school parents' fury forces oil and gas driller to back down

    the Denver Post
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    An oil and gas industry proposal to drill 19 wells within 900 feet of an elementary school in Greeley ignited such parent fury that company officials on Monday backed down. Mineral Resources Inc. officials said withdrawing their application to drill by the Frontier Academy school is...

  • USDA awards $6 million for climate change study; CU given grant

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will award $6 million to 10 universities to finance the study of what climate change means to agriculture and strategies for helping farmers and ranchers deal with weather changes. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the...

  • New agreement between CTU and community college system extends educational opportunities

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com
    Published: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    A new agreement between Colorado Technical University and the Community College System of Colorado improves educational opportunities for students who earn associates' degrees from Denver-based community colleges and transfer to a Colorado Technical University campus. Students with...

  • Best and Brightest 2014: Divyanka Gupta, The Classical Academy

    ANSLEE WOLFE Special to The Gazette -
    Yesterday

    This is the second of 20 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2014. Volunteering at St. Francis Medical Center had become routine for Divyanka Gupta, but one weekend shift would change her. Gupta arrived at the hospital one Saturday morning and walked into...

  • 1,200 try to save D-49 third-grader's life: record turnout shocks family

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com
    Yesterday

    A third bone marrow donor drive held last Saturday for a very ill third-grader at Falcon Virtual Academy produced the largest turnout of any drive in Colorado in at least five years, according to Bonfils Blood Center in Denver. Some 1,200 people showed up at the school during the...

  • Gov. Hickenlooper signs bill increasing Colorado budget reserves

    Associated Press
    Published: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado's rainy day fund will grow again with a bill signed into law by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper. The legislation increases the state's general fund reserves from 5 percent to 6.5 percent to $576.4 million. During the recession, the reserves dipped to about 2...

  • Best and Brightest: The Gazette's Class of 2014

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Twenty high school seniors from the Pikes Peak region have been named The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2014. Judged by a panel of 11 community members, the seniors were recognized for their academic achievements and contributions to their communities and schools. They also...

  • Best and Brightest 2014: Mark Estrada, Falcon High School

    by robin intemann Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    This is the first of 20 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2014. Listening to others has always come easily to Mark Estrada, but after being in a painful situation of his own he realized it wasn't enough. "I used to be really, really shy," he said. "But when I...

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
APR
23
APR
24
APR
25
APR
26
APR
27
APR
28
APR
29
APR
30
MAY
1
MAY
2
MAY
3
MAY
4
MAY
5
MAY
6
Advertisement