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Bill Gates announces a $1.7 billion investment in US public schools
Bill Gates announces a $1.7 billion investment in US public schools

By: - 0 Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announced Thursday that his foundation will invest more than $1.7 billion in public education, money that will go to...

Nebraska-Kearney to offer in-state tuition to Colorado, Kansas students 
Nebraska-Kearney to offer in-state tuition to Colorado, Kansas students 

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 19, 2017

KEARNEY, Neb. — The University of Nebraska at Kearney is offering in-state tuition rates to Colorado and Kansas residents who are accepted as regular...

Friends of D-11 lead fundraising, as issue committees, candidates report
Friends of D-11 lead fundraising, as issue committees, candidates report

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 19, 2017

An issue committee has raised nearly half a million dollars to promote a $42 million mill levy override that Colorado Springs' largest school district...

University of Colorado to eliminate course fees in fall 2018 
University of Colorado to eliminate course fees in fall 2018 

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 19, 2017

BOULDER — The University of Colorado is eliminating all course and program fees starting in the fall of 2018. The Daily Camera reports that...

State education leaders seek public input on academic standards

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

The Colorado Department of Education is seeking feedback on proposed revisions to the Colorado Academic Standards that have been under...

Free educational events about youth and marijuana to be held in Colorado Springs
Free educational events about youth and marijuana to be held in Colorado Springs

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Two educational events to raise awareness about marijuana use among teens will be held in upcoming weeks in Colorado Springs. - El Paso County Public...

Big outside money pours into Denver, Dougco school board races
Big outside money pours into Denver, Dougco school board races

By: Marianne Goodland - 0 Tue, Oct 17, 2017

The first volley of big money that will be spent on school board races in Colorado this year comes from opposing sides, but most of the money is being...

Colorado College launches massive $435 million fundraising drive for several projects
Colorado College launches massive $435 million fundraising drive for several projects

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Colorado College launched over its Homecoming weekend a $435 million fundraising campaign, the most ambitious in its 143-year history and among the 15...

PPCC to hand out free food to students Monday
PPCC to hand out free food to students Monday

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Ramen and rice and beans don’t always cut it for college students. Pikes Peak Community College held its first mobile food pantry giveaway last...

New book from Boettcher Foundation like CliffsNotes for college, scholarship applications
New book from Boettcher Foundation like CliffsNotes for college, scholarship applications

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Oct 16, 2017

The college admissions and scholarship application process can be like playing a game of 20 questions. Where do you start? What are selection...

Two Calhan High School students suspended, accused of making 'specific threats of violence'
Two Calhan High School students suspended, accused of making 'specific threats of violence'

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Two high school students have been suspended for making "specific threats of violence" toward students, faculty and staff of Calhan Schools. On...

Fountain Middle School patrolled by a playful, marijuana-sniffing police dog
Fountain Middle School patrolled by a playful, marijuana-sniffing police dog

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, Oct 14, 2017

The most popular staff member at Fountain Middle School slobbers, sheds and shakes with the sheer anticipation of doing her job. Meet Amp, the only...

Anthem protest sparks 'emotionally charged' scene at prep volleyball game
Anthem protest sparks 'emotionally charged' scene at prep volleyball game

By: - 0 Fri, Oct 13, 2017

The tension between players kneeling during the national anthem in silent protest of racial and social injustice and those who disagree with the...

Widefield School District 3 supporters to promote ballot issues Saturday
Widefield School District 3 supporters to promote ballot issues Saturday

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Oct 13, 2017

The Widefield Information Network is hosting a community walk Saturday to inform voters about two ballot measures that, if passed, would provide...

Boulder No. 1 in brainpower in the US, report says
Boulder No. 1 in brainpower in the US, report says

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 12, 2017

DENVER – Boulder is full of smart people and actually has a higher concentration of brainiacs than any other city in the United States, according to a...

Colorado Springs students help with disaster relief efforts
Colorado Springs students help with disaster relief efforts

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 12, 2017

Several Pikes Peak region schools have pitched in to help hurricane victims.   Mitchell High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps on...

Colorado Springs principal honored Thursday for student media support
Colorado Springs principal honored Thursday for student media support

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 12, 2017

The principal of Early College High School at the Wasson Academic Campus in Colorado Springs School District 11  has been named the 2017 Colorado...

Colorado early childhood educators say they need respect, assistance
Colorado early childhood educators say they need respect, assistance

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 12, 2017

Preschoolers at Young Scholars Academy weren't sure who Reggie Bicha was, but they figured out one thing: he's a good reader. "That's a funny book,"...

Stabbing, racial slurs alleged in federal civil rights lawsuit by Colorado Springs family
Stabbing, racial slurs alleged in federal civil rights lawsuit by Colorado Springs family

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Oct 11, 2017

The mother of an adolescent boy who was stabbed in the chest with a pencil by an 11-year-old classmate one year ago at Carmel Middle School has filed a...

Colorado Springs' newest junior high school sports monolithic dome shape
Colorado Springs' newest junior high school sports monolithic dome shape

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Oct 11, 2017

Nearly a month after moving into a newly built school, Vanguard seventh-grader Keira Williams still is finding her way around. "I'm still trying to...

Police, district detail boys' alleged plot to attack Colorado Springs middle school
Police, district detail boys' alleged plot to attack Colorado Springs middle school

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Oct 10, 2017

"It's just crazy," a mother muttered Monday while walking into Sabin Middle School, a gifted magnet school of about 800 students in the Village Seven...

Texas Tech student charged with murder in campus officer's death
Texas Tech student charged with murder in campus officer's death

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 10, 2017

A 19-year-old university student in West Texas was charged early Tuesday with capital murder of a peace officer in the fatal shooting of a police...

Houston teen says she was expelled for not standing for Pledge of Allegiance
Houston teen says she was expelled for not standing for Pledge of Allegiance

By: - 0 Mon, Oct 9, 2017

As America’s national anthem protests have grown louder, consuming the NFL, the office of the president and a good chunk of public discourse, India...

Colorado Springs-area weather delays for Monday
Colorado Springs-area weather delays for Monday

By: - 0 Mon, Oct 9, 2017

The following are delayed Monday, October 9, 2017, due to wintry weather.

Bystander rape-prevention programs face questions
Bystander rape-prevention programs face questions

By: - 0 Sun, Oct 8, 2017

STATE COLLEGE, Pa.— Training programs around the country are trying to teach bystanders to stop sexual assault, and now is when they have to be...

Trans teen kicked out of old school voted homecoming king
Trans teen kicked out of old school voted homecoming king

By: - 0 Sat, Oct 7, 2017

NORTH BERWICK, Maine — A transgender Maine teen who said he was kicked out of his former high school for his gender identity has been named homecoming...

Colorado Springs school district rallies the troops to promote funding measure
Colorado Springs school district rallies the troops to promote funding measure

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, Oct 7, 2017

Palmer High School junior Maya Berry has been attending school in Colorado Springs District 11 since fifth grade. "I'd like to see some changes that...

Doherty High School requiring students to wear ID badges in response to off-campus shooting
Doherty High School requiring students to wear ID badges in response to off-campus shooting

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Oct 7, 2017

Slightly more than two weeks after a Doherty High School student was wounded in a shooting off campus in the parking lot of a nearby business, students...

Colorado universities help students apply for DACA renewal 
Colorado universities help students apply for DACA renewal 

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 5, 2017

DENVER — Universities and colleges across Colorado are helping some young immigrants renew their applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood...

Colorado Springs schools' excellence, innovation recognized with $15,000 prizes
Colorado Springs schools' excellence, innovation recognized with $15,000 prizes

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Oct 5, 2017

Two Colorado Springs schools deemed innovative and successful have won the first-ever Colorado Succeeds Prize, worth $15,000. Mountain Vista...