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2 new Colorado Springs charter facilities to offer a 'sober' high school and a military-style K-12 academy
2 new Colorado Springs charter facilities to offer a 'sober' high school and a military-style K-12 academy

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 53 min ago

Two niche charter schools with specializations not currently offered in Colorado - a "sober" high school and a military-style K-12 academy - are making...

Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education pick, lauded as bold reformer, called unfit for job
Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education pick, lauded as bold reformer, called unfit for job

By: - 0 10 hr ago

Democrats attacked Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s education nominee, calling her unfit for the job during a contentious confirmation...

Hickenlooper floats pot sales tax hike to bridge school funding gap
Hickenlooper floats pot sales tax hike to bridge school funding gap

By: - 0 10 hr ago

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday asked Colorado lawmakers for a 50 percent increase in sales taxes on recreational marijuana starting July 1 to send...

Full recovery expected for all children hit by car in Colorado Springs school crosswalk
Full recovery expected for all children hit by car in Colorado Springs school crosswalk

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 18 hr ago

Four children hit by a car last week on their way to school are recovering. Three of the children have been released from the hospital and are...

Pima Medical Institute holds open house this week
Pima Medical Institute holds open house this week

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 18 hr ago

Pima Medical Institute is hosting an open house at its Colorado Springs campus, 3770 Citadel Drive North, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and...

Colorado Springs Christian Schools' fundraiser again snags star power
Colorado Springs Christian Schools' fundraiser again snags star power

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Each year, Colorado Springs Christian Schools invites a high-profile speaker to appear at a fundraiser that helps keep tuition reasonable. A U.S....

Air Academy High band seeking donations for trip to 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade
Air Academy High band seeking donations for trip to 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade

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

Pikes Peak region residents who watch next year's Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day on TV will be familiar with at least 200 people marching...

Four join elite rank of Air Force Academy permanent professors
Four join elite rank of Air Force Academy permanent professors

By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Jan 14, 2017

The Air Force Academy got four new permanent professors at a ceremony this month, making a total of 98 men and women who have held one of the Air...

Growth in Colorado Springs-area school districts headed north and east, others are stabilizing
Growth in Colorado Springs-area school districts headed north and east, others are stabilizing

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

Student enrollment is tracking along the same path as in recent years in the Colorado Springs area 's 17 public school districts, but there are a...

Witness: 5 men lifted car off 4 children who were hit by car and pinned outside Colorado Springs school
Witness: 5 men lifted car off 4 children who were hit by car and pinned outside Colorado Springs school

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Four elementary school children were run over on their way to school Thursday morning, Colorado Springs Police and witnesses say. All four children...

Colorado Springs student hit by falling tree while trying to retrieve wind-blown earring
Colorado Springs student hit by falling tree while trying to retrieve wind-blown earring

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

An attempt to rescue a favorite earring that went airborne during Monday's hurricane-like gusts left 17-year-old Haley Martin feeling terrified...

Some schools damaged, students huddle in the dark as fierce winds batter Colorado Springs
Some schools damaged, students huddle in the dark as fierce winds batter Colorado Springs

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

From no hot lunches and shattered windows to sheltering in place and grounded bus service, schools across the Pikes Peak region handled an onslaught of...

Bus service suspended for several schools around Colorado Springs due to high winds
Bus service suspended for several schools around Colorado Springs due to high winds

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 9, 2017

Hurricane-force winds whipped through the Colorado Springs area on Monday, leaving destruction and disruption for many. - Click here for a...

Colorado's school choices stacked against special needs students
Colorado's school choices stacked against special needs students

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, Jan 8, 2017

The second semester of the school year is just getting underway, but attention already is turning toward fall. Now is the best time for parents who...

Colorado Springs tutoring franchise reinvigorates disabled military instructor
Colorado Springs tutoring franchise reinvigorates disabled military instructor

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, Jan 8, 2017

A fully disabled military veteran who not too long ago feared he would never again be a contributing member of society is back on his feet, helping...

In Missouri, students who bully could be charged with a felony

By: - 0 Fri, Jan 6, 2017

Students in Missouri who bully others at school could face criminal charges under a new state law that considers the infliction of "emotional distress"...

Temps plunge below zero after first major storm passes through Colorado Springs
Temps plunge below zero after first major storm passes through Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jan 6, 2017

Colorado Springs came through its first major winter storm with few disruptions, although area school districts were taking no chances, canceling...

Colorado rural school advocates push for better funding, parity
Colorado rural school advocates push for better funding, parity

By: Dan Njegomir - 0 Thu, Jan 5, 2017

Better pay and more funding in general are at the top of the list whenever public education lobbies the legislature. And nowhere are those concerns...

School district asks for community input to develop new strategic plan

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Jan 3, 2017

With an expected additional $1.8 million to $2.1 million in revenue each year from a voter-approved citywide sales tax increase that took effect July...

Museum fundraiser lets children welcome the new year at noon
Museum fundraiser lets children welcome the new year at noon

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Sun, Jan 1, 2017

At one local New Year's celebration, balloons dropped well before nap time. The Pikes Peak Children's Museum "Noon Year's Eve" event, held Saturday...

Learning can be super fun at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Learning can be super fun at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

By: Eric Singer - 0 Fri, Dec 30, 2016

Some children at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Winter Break Camp can have a great chance of getting an "A" when they write their "What I did for Winter...

Wisconsin lawmaker calls college 'whiteness' class 'garbage'
Wisconsin lawmaker calls college 'whiteness' class 'garbage'

By: - 0 Wed, Dec 28, 2016

Every Wednesday next semester, the students in Damon Sajnani's class will meet to discuss, in depth, the problems caused by white people. But the...

Duran favors legislation to give broad access to computer science and digital literacy
Duran favors legislation to give broad access to computer science and digital literacy

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Tue, Dec 27, 2016

When a House speaker, especially in a first session, carries a computer education bill, you can bet it's a priority for the caucus. Crisanta Duran,...

High school nude picture-sharing scheme investigated by police

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 22, 2016

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Police are investigating an alleged scheme in which high school students exchanged nude photos of female students using a...

Colorado Springs School District 11 analyzes damaging initiative defeats
Colorado Springs School District 11 analyzes damaging initiative defeats

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Dec 22, 2016

Voters approved two of six education financing ballot measures from local school districts on Nov. 8, with the region's largest district, Colorado...

17-year-old girl pleads guilty in murder plot at Colorado high school
17-year-old girl pleads guilty in murder plot at Colorado high school

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 20, 2016

DENVER — One of two teenage girls accused of plotting to kill classmates at a suburban Denver high school has pleaded guilty. The Denver Post reports...

Audubon Elementary's Space Exploration Day gives hands-on lessons
Audubon Elementary's Space Exploration Day gives hands-on lessons

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Dec 20, 2016

Eight-year-old Mateo Real doesn't gaze at the stars much, but he said he plans to on Wednesday, the first day of winter and the shortest day of the...

City gives middle school teacher permission to install satanic pentagram display
City gives middle school teacher permission to install satanic pentagram display

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 20, 2016

BOCA RATON, Florida - The man who installed a satanic pentagram in Boca Raton is a public school teacher, the Palm Beach County superintendent of...

Norovirus outbreak shuts down middle school, high school in Denver
Norovirus outbreak shuts down middle school, high school in Denver

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 20, 2016

DENVER -- The norovirus has struck again. Classes at Cole Middle and High Schools are canceled Monday and Tuesday after several students went home...