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Air Force Academy, PPCC team up to promote cyber innovation
Air Force Academy, PPCC team up to promote cyber innovation

By: Liz Forster - 0 14 hr ago

Madaline Riggs, 19, spent her early education dreaming of a career in internet technologies, yet was constantly discouraged by people claiming the...

Education Secretary DeVos pushes school choice in Denver
Education Secretary DeVos pushes school choice in Denver

By: Peter Marcus - 0 14 hr ago

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos defended her push to expand charter schools and vouchers before a conservative audience in Denver on Thursday....

Colorado officials tout state's school choice at ALEC conference
Colorado officials tout state's school choice at ALEC conference

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Yesterday

Republican elected officials from Colorado welcomed conservative leaders from around the country Thursday, arguing that the Centennial State makes the...

Several Colorado Springs-area schools getting new playgrounds
Several Colorado Springs-area schools getting new playgrounds

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Several Colorado Springs area schools are getting new playgrounds this summer. Tuesday was construction day at Abrams Elementary on Fort Carson....

Protests planned for Education Secretary DeVos' visit to Colorado
Protests planned for Education Secretary DeVos' visit to Colorado

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Members of Colorado's largest teachers' union, the Colorado Education Association, plan to protest U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos when she...

Colorado representatives introduce U.S. bill to give fourth-graders free access to public lands
Colorado representatives introduce U.S. bill to give fourth-graders free access to public lands

By: Liz Forster - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Fourth-graders and their families soon might have renewed free access to national parks because of a bipartisan bill making its way through Congress....

School supply drive honors memory of 9-year-old killed in car crash
School supply drive honors memory of 9-year-old killed in car crash

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

In what would have been Elijah Hagger's last year in elementary school, his parents are keeping his memory alive. "Elijah's Backpack Drive" has...

Colorado Springs charter school seeks donations of used band instruments
Colorado Springs charter school seeks donations of used band instruments

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Jul 17, 2017

Rocky Mountain Classical Academy, a kindergarten through eighth-grade charter school in the Cimarron Hills neighborhood of Colorado Springs, is seeking...

Classical education charter school coming to the Falcon area
Classical education charter school coming to the Falcon area

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Jul 17, 2017

The second time around, organizers won approval to open a new charter school in the fall of 2018 in Falcon School District 49. The D-49 board...

Colorado Springs' startup 'Brainitz' is head of the class
Colorado Springs' startup 'Brainitz' is head of the class

By: Caroline Laganas - 0 Sun, Jul 16, 2017

Students can be many types of learners - even online learners. Colorado Springs-based tech startup Brainitz developed a software tool for teachers to...

Colorado Springs sisters' project on their genetic disease wins U.S. award
Colorado Springs sisters' project on their genetic disease wins U.S. award

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Twelve-year-old Rayna Felch was a little upset that the science project she and her older sister Nina presented earlier this month at a national...

PPCC first responder program prepares alumni to serve local communities
PPCC first responder program prepares alumni to serve local communities

By: Liz Forster - 0 Wed, Jul 12, 2017

Two police cars, an ambulance and a fire engine raced to the scene of a DUI crash at Pikes Peak Community College on Wednesday afternoon. Four...

Civil lawsuit filed in wake of Colorado Springs charter school's struggle with schism in leadership
Civil lawsuit filed in wake of Colorado Springs charter school's struggle with schism in leadership

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Jul 11, 2017

A schism this spring between its top brass has left a small Colorado Springs charter school rebuilding, some of its former leaders working on a new...

Millennials pitch plans to fix issues facing Colorado Springs
Millennials pitch plans to fix issues facing Colorado Springs

By: Caroline Laganas - 0 Mon, Jul 10, 2017

These millennials aren't looking for fame or fortune; they want to turn their ideas into action to benefit Colorado Springs. Students and recent...

New state website details Colorado schools' revenue, spending
New state website details Colorado schools' revenue, spending

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Which local school district spends the most money per student? How about the least? Which district gets the most federal funding? The answers can be...

18 states sue DeVos for delaying for-profit college rules 
18 states sue DeVos for delaying for-profit college rules 

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 6, 2017

Democratic attorneys general in 18 states and the District of Columbia are suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend...

Harrison D-2's Centennial Elementary wins national award
Harrison D-2's Centennial Elementary wins national award

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 5, 2017

More than six weeks have passed since officials with Centennial Elementary received the 2017 Excellence in Urban Education Award at a ceremony in...

Chicago won’t allow high school students to graduate without a plan for the future
Chicago won’t allow high school students to graduate without a plan for the future

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 3, 2017

CHICAGO — To graduate from a public high school in Chicago, students will soon have to meet a new and unusual requirement: They must show that...

New Florida law lets any resident challenge what’s taught in science classes
New Florida law lets any resident challenge what’s taught in science classes

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 2, 2017

Any resident in Florida can now challenge what kids learn in public schools, thanks to a new law that science education advocates worry will...

Veteran Colorado Springs elementary teacher makes history come alive
Veteran Colorado Springs elementary teacher makes history come alive

By: Seth Bodine - 0 Sat, Jul 1, 2017

When Steele Elementary first-grade history teacher Christy Howard found out she was the 2017 state history teacher of the year, she was surprised and...

Two schools shuttered amid declining enrollment, low performance
Two schools shuttered amid declining enrollment, low performance

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Jun 30, 2017

Two schools under the wing of an incubator for blended and online education are closing, displacing 59 students and nine employees, the Colorado...

Air Force Academy Class of 2021 gets first taste of life as a Doolie
Air Force Academy Class of 2021 gets first taste of life as a Doolie

By: Liz Forster - 0 Fri, Jun 30, 2017

After hugging their families goodbye a last time and passing under the "Recruits Only" sign on Thursday morning, members of the Air Force Academy's...

New cadets arrive Thursday as Air Force Academy basic training begins
New cadets arrive Thursday as Air Force Academy basic training begins

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Thu, Jun 29, 2017

The Air Force Academy's class of 2021 will roll in Thursday with more than 1,200 "doolies" to refresh the school's ranks. The freshmen, the vast...

Supreme Court orders new look at Colorado voucher program 
Supreme Court orders new look at Colorado voucher program 

By: - 0 Tue, Jun 27, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is ordering the top Colorado state court to look again at a school voucher program that it had struck down as...

Colorado teacher shortage edges near crisis
Colorado teacher shortage edges near crisis

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Jun 26, 2017

Schools used to set their sights on spring hiring to fill teacher openings for the next school year. Not anymore. "It's hiring season all year...

Colorado Springs family killed in crash dedicated lives to Christian faith
Colorado Springs family killed in crash dedicated lives to Christian faith

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Mon, Jun 26, 2017

Just a week after he lost his wife and children in a crash in Wyoming, Gordon White tried to express his pain during a memorial service Saturday at...