Colorado schools expand search for teachers

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — About 1,000 freshly minted teachers graduated in Colorado last year with credentials in elementary education.

Genoa-Hugo Elementary school, an hour east of Denver, only needed one of them. But,...

Colorado Springs grad heard Oregon shooting as he sheltered in adjacent building

By: chhun sun

Quincy Harding Jr. was waiting for his math class to start Thursday morning when he heard gunshots and screaming at a neighboring building on the Umpqua Community College campus in Roseburg, Ore.

"The only...

Public Enemy frontman Chuck D. to lecture in Colorado Springs

By: lance benzel

Chuck D, author, speaker and legendary frontman for the pioneering rap group Public Enemy, will give a free lecture on the history of hip hop at Colorado College on Friday.

The talk, focusing on how the...

Rubik's Cube an old puzzle thrilling a new generation of Pikes Peak region kids


Whether trying to solve the Rubik's Cube beats the fun out of playing video games is a tossup for some Ute Pass Elementary School students.

"They're about the same level," said sixth-grader Raven Davis at...

From breweries to schools, Science Festival will be everywhere in Colorado Springs


Science is coming. Science is coming.

For 10 days, the Pikes Peak region will become one big science center as the 2015 Science Festival takes place at area college campuses, breweries, the city auditorium,...

Enrollment gap between largest districts in Pikes Peak region continues to narrow


In the land of public education, Thursday is the day schools in Colorado add up how many students are in their seats. State lawmakers use the data to determine school funding.

While it won't happen this...

Mitchell High student arrested after found with gun while off-campus


A 15-year-old Mitchell High School student was arrested on Wednesday after the student was reported to be carrying a handgun in a holster while off campus, said Colorado Springs School District 11 spokeswoman Devra...

Colorado Springs school gets prestigious national award


All 568 students at Centennial Elementary School learned the same lesson Tuesday: Hard work pays off.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan named six schools in Colorado as National Blue Ribbon Schools for...