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UCCS alumnus sparks business scholarship effort to honor 50th anniversary

Douglas County will ask Supreme Court to review voucher case
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DENVER — A suburban Denver school district plans to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to try to save its private school voucher program.


Colorado College's Education Department receives grant to partner with local schools
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Sep 1, 2015

An infusion of scholarship money will help more Colorado College students who aspire to become teachers study techniques in local schools with high...

Alumni from Pueblo campuses invited to Homecoming
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Yesterday

Alumni from Southern Colorado Junior College, Pueblo Junior College, Southern Colorado State College and the University of Southern Colorado, who...

Study: Marijuana more a habit for college students than cigarettes
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More U.S. college students are making a habit of using marijuana, which has supplanted cigarettes as the smoke-able substance of choice among...

Nursing instructor looks at relationship between posture and pain at free seminar tonight
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Sep 1, 2015

Keeping adults from having a 45-pound head is the goal of a University of Colorado Colorado Springs health sciences instructor and program...

New state-of-the-art Colorado Springs welding training center in high demand
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Aug 31, 2015

This is not your father's vo-tech shop.

Shiny new equipment occupies 15 training welding booths in one of Springs Fabrication's...

CU sororities' 'Go Greek' chalk writings vandalized with 'Get Raped' messages
By: - 0 Mon, Aug 31, 2015

An unknown person wrote about the sexual assault of sorority members on several chalk advertisements for the University of Colorado's Greek life...

State marijuana taxes dribble in for a handful of Colorado Springs area school districts
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Aug 31, 2015

The first cut of Colorado's excise tax on wholesale recreational marijuana has been thrown into this fiscal year's pool of cash grants for capital...

Pikes Peak region teachers take advantage of free concealed-weapon classes
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, Aug 30, 2015

Amy Wrany is ready.

If Colorado lawmakers ever decide to let educators carry concealed firearms in elementary and secondary schools, Wrany, a...

New ticketing effort helps reduce illegal parking around some Colorado Springs schools
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Just as kids are expected to pay attention in class, adults are expected to pay attention to traffic rules around schools. Some are failing.


ACT issues call-to-action after little progress in college, career readiness
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Aug 27, 2015

As in recent years, Colorado high school students fell short of the national ACT average test scores in all four subjects this year.


Grants will fund security projects in Harrison School District 2
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Aug 27, 2015

Three schools in Harrison School District 2 have received Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grants for district security updates.

Harrison High...

Colorado bail increased for ex-New Mexico school official
By: - 0 Thu, Aug 27, 2015

DENVER — A judge has increased bail for a former New Mexico school administrator facing separate child sexual abuse and assault cases in...

Ex-New Mexico school administrator booked into Colorado jail
By: - 0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015

DENVER — A former Albuquerque, New Mexico, school administrator who faces child sex abuse charges in Colorado has been booked into a Denver jail a...

Colorado College freshmen faced most competition — ever — to gain admission
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Lots of students wanted to come to Colorado College this fall - a record 8,063 applied. But just 17 percent were admitted to the private, liberal...

STEM fair for military card ID holders slated for Saturday
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015

The 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base will host a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Peterson Air and...

Higher Learning: Southern Colorado county mulls scholarship marijuana tax
By: - 0 Wed, Aug 26, 2015


DENVER — Talk about higher learning. A Colorado county may create the world's first public college scholarship program funded with...

CU School of Medicine students experience impact of poverty on Springs health
By: - Tue, Aug 25, 2015

As Colorado Springs prepares to train the next generation of physicians from the University of Colorado School of Medicine (CUSOM), community...

Colorado Dermatology Institute invests in Springs medical education professionals, students
By: - Tue, Aug 25, 2015

Sponsored: The road to improved medical education in our community is being paved by a group of dedicated dermatologists in Briargate.

Public hearing on fate of Bates Elementary, proposed apartments near UCCS postponed
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Aug 25, 2015

The public hearing on an appeal by Cragmor residents who want to stop construction of a 621-bedroom apartment complex in the old Bates Elementary...

Poll shows dissatisfaction with school testing and its links to teacher evaluations
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Aug 24, 2015

A new poll shows a trend that's developed alongside education reform: Americans believe there's too much emphasis on standardized testing in public...

Space Foundation's annual art contest for children opens
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Student artists, ages 3 to 18 years, are invited to enter the Space Foundation's sixth annual International Student Art Contest.

Children may...

Three local college students win scholarships
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Air Academy High School graduate Nicholas Sammons, Mesa Ridge High School alumnus Lauren Holmes and Michelle Ihlefeldt, a Colorado Springs single...

Mark your calendar: Colorado Springs-area events and meetings this week
By: - 0 Mon, Aug 24, 2015

A look at some of the top happenings around Colorado Springs this week:

- The Colorado College Opening Convocation begins at 9 a.m. Monday at...

Colorado Springs residents want to stop development of student housing
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, Aug 23, 2015

Cragmor residents are banding together once again to fight City Hall.

A group of homeowners living near the former Katharine Lee Bates...

Colorado school principal resigns over Hispanic complaints
By: - 0 Sat, Aug 22, 2015

DENVER — An elementary school principal criticized by parents after Hispanic students were left to eat lunch on the floor of the school's office...

11-year-old Colorado Springs student has a plan for flood control
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Eleven-year-old Nic MacLennan is familiar with the power of rushing water.

His family's backyard disappeared when Cheyenne Creek flooded...

Metro Denver police find loaded handgun in high school student's backpack
By: - 0 Fri, Aug 21, 2015

A 10th-grader at Thornton High School was arrested Friday after a loaded 9mm handgun was found in his backpack, police say.

Police say they...

Sponsored research funding increases for CU system
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Sponsored research funding at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs totaled $10.3 million for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, including $175,802...