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  • Mother of Columbine shooter has book deal, release date not set

    Associated Press
    Updated: 24 min ago

    NEW YORK — The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold is planning a memoir in which she will confront the "indescribable grief and shame" she has lived with since the 1999 tragedy. Crown Publishers told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it had acquired a book by...

  • Denver-area students walk out of school in protest

    By Colleen Slevin and P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press
    Updated: 30 min ago

    ARVADA — Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, providing a show of civil disobedience...

  • Former Woodland Park mayor pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    The former Woodland Park mayor accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy pleaded not guilty in court Monday, according to the Fourth Judicial District Attorney's Office. A jury trial for David Turley has been set for Feb. 24. 
Turley is facing charges including sex assault on...

  • CU announces leadership changes

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    BOULDER — The University of Colorado plans to have individual chancellors for its Denver and Anschutz Medical campuses. President Bruce Benson announced the planned change Tuesday, saying the two growing campuses merit more focused leadership. A national search for a CU Denver...

  • Colorado Springs School District 11 gives security guards option of being armed

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Within a few months, some security guards at middle schools and high schools in Colorado Springs School District 11 will be armed. D-11 administration decided over the summer to offer district security staff the option of carrying handguns while on duty at schools starting this fall,...

  • Colorado Springs school superintendent to receive 'Spirit of Springs' award Tuesday

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach will present the Spirit of the Springs Award to Colorado Springs School District 11 Superintendent Nicholas Gledich at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, in the district administration office, 1115 N. El Paso St. Gledich was named as one the nation’s 15 “Leaders to...

  • Anonymous donor gives Colorado College $5 million for library renovation

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Colorado College has received an anonymous $5 million donation to help renovate Tutt Library. It is the largest outright gift from a living donor in the college's 140-year history. President Jill Tiefenthaler said the timing couldn't be better. "Our library is the intellectual...

  • Advanced Placement history outline focus of debate

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Conservative activists say a new outline for the Advanced Placement U.S. history course shows an anti-American bias by either downplaying or omitting the country's most heroic figures and military victories. But the executive who leads the College Board's...

  • Colorado students protest proposed history change

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    GOLDEN — Some Jefferson County students are protesting a proposal to change the way history is taught in the district. Dozens of students walked out of classes at Evergreen High School on Monday to protest outside the district's offices in Golden before returning to class....

  • Q&A: Is corporal punishment legal in Colorado schools?

    The Gazette
    Yesterday

    In May, when NFL star Adrian Peterson broke off a tree branch outside his Texas home, stripped it of leaves and gave his 4-year-old a "whooping" after the boy misbehaved, he was using the same kind of discipline he received as a child growing up in East Texas - the kind of discipline...

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