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  • Students connect with veterans for firsthand look at history

    by tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Apr 13, 2014

    Coronado High School students studying history put down their books this month to hang out with the people who lived it. Students from Jill Haffley's classes spent a day at the Palisades at Broadmoor Park, a senior living community, talking with people who lived through World War II,...

  • SE Iowa greenhouse captures industrial heat

    DONNELLE ELLER, The Des Moines Register
    Updated: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Minutes after train cars loaded with coal roll by, Jan Swinton admits this rough industrial park on Fairfield's north side is hardly where you'd expect to find the beginnings of a lush vegetable garden that will help feed the area's 1,700 schoolchildren. But...

  • Early literacy bill defines dyslexia for 1st time

    Updated: Sat, Apr 12, 2014

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For the first time, dyslexia has been officially defined in Iowa law in an attempt to improve literacy among young students across the state. Following passage by the Legislature, Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill this week that effectively establishes a...

  • AROUND TOWN: Historic Day Nursery's 117th anniversary

    By Linda Navarro, The Gazette, linda.navarro@gazette.com
    Published: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Passers-by often wonder about the huge Tudor building at the corner of Rio Grande and Tejon streets. An old church turned school? A mining baron's mansion?

  • UCCS' Janice Gould named Pikes Peak Poet Laureate

    by linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Janice Gould, associate professor of Women's and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, has been named 2014-16 Pikes Peak Poet Laureate. The Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region made the announcement Thursday. "I'm honored, very pleased, and looking...

  • Education consortium holds logo contest for students

    by name Newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    The k2i STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Consortium is holding a logo contest for Pikes Peak region middle and high school students. The group of businesses and educators works together to promote STEM education, from kindergarten to the workforce. The logo must be...

  • Free online course helps parents of teen drivers

    by name Newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    A free online course for parents to help their teens become safer drivers is available at www.COTeenDriver.com. The Colorado Teen Driving Alliance created the new resource. Parents will learn how they can limit their teen's risks while driving by enforcing safe driving practices and...

  • UCCS to host 31st Colorado Mathematical Olympiad

    by name Newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    For the 31st year, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will host the Colorado Mathematical Olympiad. An expected 400 middle and high school students from around the state will spend the morning of April 25 at the competition. Students are given four hours to complete five...

  • Pinnacol Foundation offers scholarships

    by name Newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    The Pinnacol Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships for children whose parents have been seriously injured or killed in work-related accidents, regardless of insurance carrier. The deadline to apply for the 2014-2015 school year is April 15. The average scholarship is...

  • Columbine family member given trespassing ticket near memorial

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    LITTLETON — Officials at Roxborough State Park have agreed to refund a $50 trespassing ticket given to a woman and her husband while they were visiting a memorial to their cousin who was killed in the Columbine High School massacre. Rhonda Haggerty's cousin, Kyle Velasquez, was...

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