ACT issues call-to-action after little progress in college, career readiness

By: Debbie Kelley

As in recent years, Colorado high school students fell short of the national ACT average test scores in all four subjects this year.

College and career readiness also lags behind the national percentages of...

Grants will fund security projects in Harrison School District 2

By: Debbie Kelley

Three schools in Harrison School District 2 have received Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grants for district security updates.

Harrison High School received a $4,000 grant, Sierra High School received a $2,000...

Colorado bail increased for ex-New Mexico school official

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — A judge has increased bail for a former New Mexico school administrator facing separate child sexual abuse and assault cases in Colorado.

Denver District Judge Brian Whitney on Thursday set Jason...

Ex-New Mexico school administrator booked into Colorado jail

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — A former Albuquerque, New Mexico, school administrator who faces child sex abuse charges in Colorado has been booked into a Denver jail a day after a judge issued a warrant for his arrest.

Denver...

Colorado College freshmen faced most competition — ever — to gain admission

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Lots of students wanted to come to Colorado College this fall - a record 8,063 applied. But just 17 percent were admitted to the private, liberal arts school - the lowest percentage since it was founded in...

STEM fair for military card ID holders slated for Saturday

By: Debbie Kelley

The 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base will host a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Peterson Air and Space Museum.

Admission is free and open to all...

Higher Learning: Southern Colorado county mulls scholarship marijuana tax

By: Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press

 

DENVER — Talk about higher learning. A Colorado county may create the world's first public college scholarship program funded with marijuana money.

Pueblo County is considering a 5 percent...

CU School of Medicine students experience impact of poverty on Springs health

By: Erik Wallace, MD, FACP, Associate Dean for Colorado Spring Branch - University of Colorado School of Medicine

As Colorado Springs prepares to train the next generation of physicians from the University of Colorado School of Medicine (CUSOM), community stakeholders engaged with 22 medical students from August 11-13 in the...