Harrison District 2 school lockout status

By: Kaitlin Durbin kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com

Pikes Peak Elementary School in Harrison School District 2 in Colorado Springs is on lockout status.

Calling it a "precautionary measure," a school secretary said no one has been allowed in or out of the...

Local high school sophomore wins award to study cancer research

By: Debbie Kelley

Cheyenne Mountain High School sophomore Aaron Schwan is one of 100 winners selected for the inaugural Emperor Science Award.

The program is designed to encourage high school students to explore careers in...

Grant money to help low-income parents gain education, employment

By: Debbie Kelley

CPCD, the Community Partnership for Childhood Development, has received a $70,000 grant from the Denver-based Daniels Foundation to continue offering parents of at-risk children the opportunity to pursue a child...

Parents can sign up for free tutoring for children reading below grade level

By: Debbie Kelley

Children's Literacy Center is offering free one-on-one tutoring for children reading below grade level.

Children are matched with trained volunteer tutors from the community and meet twice weekly for...

Colorado Springs high school student to be disciplined after Snapchat message surfaces

By: KKTV 11 News

A student will be disciplined after sending out a threatening message on social media site Snapchat.

The Doherty High School student on Thursday sent out to followers a hand-drawn gun with the message: "Don't...

Pikes Peak region dropout rate slightly better than Colorado average

By: DEBBIE KELLEY AND MARIA ST. LOUIS-SANCHEZ The Gazette

Colorado's public school dropout rate edged up slightly last year following eight consecutive years of decreases, a report issued Thursday by the state Education Department said.

The 2014-2015 rate was 2.5...

Raytheon funding STEM learning initiatives for Colorado Springs schools

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Raytheon Company, a defense and cybersecurity contractor, is funding several new initiatives to advance science, technology, engineering and math learning in Colorado Springs.

MathAlive!, an interactive math...

Colorado high school dropout rate sees slight increase

By: The Gazette

The Colorado Department of Education released data Thursday that shows a slight increase in the state's high school dropout rate - the first increase in the rate in nearly a decade.

The state's 2014-2015...