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  • Senator finds colleges and universities failing on sexual assaults

    Caitlin Emma, Politico
    Updated: Sun, Jul 13, 2014

    Colleges and universities across the nation are violating federal law by failing to investigate sexual assaults on campus, according to a report released Wednesday by Sen. Claire McCaskill. The report draws on a national survey that collected responses from more than 300 colleges and...

  • AFA builds discipline from boots up

    by Michael S. Humphreys Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    Drill and ceremony may not be as critical a task to American military service today as it once was, but leaders say it is a vital way to instill discipline in the service member and teamwork in the military unit. The mantra of marching: By training legs, they're training minds. At...

  • District 49 decides to put mill levy override on November ballot

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    The District 49 Board of Education on Thursday voted to notify the El Paso County clerk and recorder of their intention to put a proposed bond and mill levy override question on the November ballot. Directors also approved a new fire and electrical specialist job, and revised the job...

  • Grant money to give Woodland Park School a makeover

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    A parent-driven charge to reduce the amount of scrapes and bruises their kids were coming home with is trumpeting victory. By the time school starts in August, a large dirt and rock lot that abuts Gateway Elementary School's playground in Woodland Park School District RE-2 will be a...

  • D-49 board to vote on possibility of November bond measure

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    Falcon School District 49 board members will vote Thursday on whether to notify El Paso County officials of their plans to place a bond issue question on the November 2014 ballot. The bond measure would increase property taxes to raise funds for alleviating crowding in the district....

  • Former UCCS chancellor 'integral' to early growth

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    Donald Schwartz, former chancellor of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, died July 4 in Colorado Springs. He was 86. Schwartz accepted the job as the university's second chancellor in January 1978, after earlier that month turning down an offer to become president at the...

  • Widefield teacher, coach among 3 killed in crash near Telluride

    by andrea sinclair newspaper -
    Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    A young Widefield teacher was among three people killed early Saturday when their car went off a road near Telluride and rolled down a rocky, steep embankment. Edward Raymond Bollman, a Watson Junior High School teacher who this fall was to move to Widefield High School to coach...

  • Credit union starts new scholarship for college students

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    The Credit Union of Colorado Foundation is seeking applicants for a new college scholarship. The credit union will provide $5,000 annual scholarships for up to four years to six students. Colorado residents enrolled in or scheduled to enter an accredited college or university as an...

  • Scholarship competition challenges kids to create the helicopter of the future

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Jul 7, 2014

    Kids, ages 9-16, who have a great idea for how a helicopter of the future should be designed, can enter a competition to win a $1,000 scholarship. Contestants will design a helicopter that addresses the potential challenges of 2050 and plan for how their "Helicopters of the Future"...

  • Governor appoints new board members for Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind

    by Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Published: Mon, Jul 7, 2014

    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper recently announced three appointments to the board of trustees for the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind, which is located in Colorado Springs. Members advise and consult with the Commissioner of Education regarding the management of the...

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