• Colorado Springs high school taking online learning in a new, more individualized direction

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    An online high school in Academy School District 20 will shift its focus to what the program creator believes is the next generation of online learning. "Initially, the philosophy behind online education was location - the idea that the student could do school from anywhere - and we...

  • Mentally disabled Colorado man gets 100-year term in murder of teacher

    The Associated Press
    Yesterday

    SIDNEY, Mont. — A mentally disabled Colorado man was sentenced to 100 years in prison Friday for the murder of a Montana teacher whose death highlighted the downsides of an oil boom that's sweeping across the remote Northern Plains. Michael Keith Spell, 25, of Parachute, Colorado,...

  • University of Colorado keeps its fossil fuel investments

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    DENVER — Wind and solar power advocates failed to persuade the University of Colorado's governing Board of Regents Thursday to divest from coal, oil and gas. On a 7-2 vote, the regents upheld their current policy that allows the university financial team to invest in fossil fuel if...

  • Interactive: Want to entertain the kids over Spring Break? Here are some solutions around Colorado Springs

    Maria St. Louis-Sanchez
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    A tour of Spring Break activities in Colorado Springs

  • LGBT students, allies to participate in Day of Silence Friday to prevent bullying

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Friday is the annual Day of Silence, sponsored by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. Thousands of students across the country are expected to participate in the international event that brings attention to the anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment that is...

  • PPCC launches 'kiss the pig' fundraiser

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Pikes Peak Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is taking a unique approach to fundraising by employing the help of Diamond, a 45-pound pot-bellied pig. The public can vote for one of 18 PPCC employees, including President Lance Bolton, to kiss Diamond by donating money...

  • PARCC officials look at shortening testing

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Facing possible withdrawal of another state, officials from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career, said they are working on ways to shorten the English language arts and math tests they’ve rolled out this school year. Officials made the announcement this...

  • VIDEO: Bill Nye the Science Guy in Colorado Springs for Space Symposium, talks climate change

    BY ERIC SINGER eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Bill Nye the Science Guy made his presence felt at the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs on Tuesday as a headliner among the stars at this who's who gathering of scientists and military minds promoting space related products. Nye didn't shirk away from questions about climate...

  • 'Technical difficulties' cause shutdown of standardized testing in Colorado

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    "Technical difficulties" caused computerized testing in Colorado to "not operate optimally" for several hours Tuesday morning, according to the Colorado Department of Education. The window for new, required science and social studies testing developed by the state opened Monday for...

  • Coronado High's robotics team gearing up for world championships

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Tue, Apr 14, 2015

    Cougars Gone Wired, Coronado High School’s Robotics Team, is gearing up for the April 22-25 FIRST World championship, an international robotics competition held in St. Louis, Mo. This year’s student-led team of 68 students won two recent awards. The U.S. FIRST Robotics Competition...

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