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  • Arts, Business, Education Luncheon honors community members

    by Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    The 35th annual Arts, Business, Education Luncheon brought together a slew of both familiar and new faces on Wednesday to honor those who have contributed to the arts in Colorado Springs. "I look around the room, and I see people with a passion for art and a passion for kids," said...

  • Former Liberty High School teacher, coach acquitted of sexual assault charges

    by andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    A former Liberty High School teacher and coach accused of sexually assaulting a student at the Colorado Springs high school in 2012 was acquitted of all charges Friday. Travis Clark, 33, a former science teacher and boys basketball coach at the District 20 high school, was arrested...

  • Educators: Colorado Springs area ripe for innovation

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Seeds of innovation have been planted in the field of education in the Pikes Peak region, and what's growing now is just the beginning, according to the cultivators. "I tell our students, you're not only competing with students in your classroom but with kids globally. We want to...

  • Colorado Springs high school band coach accused of ‘inappropriate’ sexual acts

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    David Hurd, a contract band coach, has been arrested on charges of multiple counts of felony sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity, after allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student at Air Academy High School. An El Paso County Sheriff's school...

  • Colorado budget finalized, heads to governor

    Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    DENVER — Lawmakers approved a $23 billion budget for Colorado next year, sending to the governor a spending plan that increases money for public schools, colleges, and funds an aerial firefighting fleet. The House approved the budget Tuesday on a 38-26 vote with only one Republican...

  • Senate approves Colorado college tuition cap

    Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    DENVER — A tuition cap and funding boost would be headed to Colorado's public colleges and universities under a bill approved Tuesday by in the state Senate. The Senate voted 34-1 for a bill to lower maximum tuition hikes from 9 percent to 6 percent. The bill also adds about $100...

  • Colleges seek to improve remedial programs

    KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer
    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The odds have long been stacked against students like those in Edward Ennels' remedial math classes at Baltimore City Community College. Only about a quarter of students nationally who take developmental — or remedial — classes ever graduate. The problem is...

  • Tuition hike cap, college funding boost approved in Colorado Senate

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado's public colleges and universities will have lower tuition increase caps next year under a bill that won unanimous approval Monday in the state Senate. The Senate gave voice approval to a bill to lower maximum tuition hikes from 9 percent to 6 percent. The bill...

  • Randi Zuckerberg to speak at UCCS

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    Randi Zuckerberg, former Facebook executive, author and Broadway singer, will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, in the Gallogly Events Center. The sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and the social media company's former director of...

  • Police: Connecticut teenager threatened Columbine

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    LITCHFIELD, Conn. — Before she was arrested on allegations of planning to shoot up two high schools, a Connecticut teenager was suspected of making threats against Columbine High School in Colorado. Natalie Carpenter, 18, is accused of phoning in a threat to Columbine, The Register...

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