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Colorado Springs teacher accepts role as U.S. Department of Education fellow
Colorado Springs teacher accepts role as U.S. Department of Education fellow

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 14 hr ago

What do Mr. Harris' students at Christa McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs School District 11 like about their teacher? "He makes going...

Doherty High School closes campus for lunch and free periods, heightens security after shooting
Doherty High School closes campus for lunch and free periods, heightens security after shooting

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 19 hr ago

Doherty High School is closing its campus during lunch and free periods in the wake of the confrontation that led to a student being shot Friday,...

Confederate flag raised at Denver high school football game leads to injuries, principal says
Confederate flag raised at Denver high school football game leads to injuries, principal says

By: - 0 Sun, Sep 24, 2017

A Confederate flag flown during a high school football game touched off tense conflict on and off the field Friday night and three players from Manual...

CU, Colorado Springs campus won't use new evidence standard in sex assaults
CU, Colorado Springs campus won't use new evidence standard in sex assaults

By: - 0 Sat, Sep 23, 2017

BOULDER — The University of Colorado does not plan to require a higher standard of evidence in sexual assault cases despite a move by the U.S....

UC-Berkeley's 'Free Speech Week' canceled but Yiannopoulos says he's still coming
UC-Berkeley's 'Free Speech Week' canceled but Yiannopoulos says he's still coming

By: - 0 Sat, Sep 23, 2017

The student group planning to hold a "Free Speech Week" at the University of California at Berkeley canceled the event, university officials said...

Denver high school is a melting pot of 62 countries 
Denver high school is a melting pot of 62 countries 

By: - 0 Sat, Sep 23, 2017

DENVER — When a passenger on a Denver city bus publicly insulted all Muslims earlier this year following terrorist attacks in France, Jeneba Berety,...

From pot to sex, Colorado's Healthy Kids Survey seeks answers from students on attitudes, behaviors
From pot to sex, Colorado's Healthy Kids Survey seeks answers from students on attitudes, behaviors

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Sep 22, 2017

After Colorado voters legalized recreational marijuana in 2012 and retail shops started opening in the small town of Manitou Springs, school officials...

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinds Obama-era guidelines on campus sexual assault
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinds Obama-era guidelines on campus sexual assault

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 22, 2017

The Trump administration is scrapping Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions for...

Plenty of STEM stuff for kids at Pikes Peak Regional Air Show

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Sep 22, 2017

The Pikes Peak Regional Air Show, happening Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24, at the Colorado Springs Airport and featuring amazing aerial...

Brigham Young University ends ban on caffeinated soda sales
Brigham Young University ends ban on caffeinated soda sales

By: - 0 Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University ended a six-decade ban Thursday on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus, surprising students by...

LETTERS: Colorado Springs schools need more money; letter had slightly ironic message
LETTERS: Colorado Springs schools need more money; letter had slightly ironic message

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

This short letter is intended to encourage all of the parents, grandparents and concerned citizens who reside in Colorado Springs School District 11 to...

School District 49 bus hit by truck in northeast Colorado Springs
School District 49 bus hit by truck in northeast Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Tue, Sep 19, 2017

A School District 49 bus was hit Tuesday afternoon by a driver who apparently ran a red light, said Matt Meister, district spokesman. The bus was...

Violence erupts at Georgia Tech after police kill student
Violence erupts at Georgia Tech after police kill student

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 19, 2017

A police cruiser was torched, protesters were arrested and at least one Georgia Tech officer was evacuated by ambulance Monday night, two days after a...

Colorado town considers barring sugary drinks from kids menus
Colorado town considers barring sugary drinks from kids menus

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

LAFAYETTE — Lafayette officials are considering an ordinance that would restrict restaurants from advertising sugary drinks to children. The Daily...

Uproar in Turkey over removing evolution from biology class 
Uproar in Turkey over removing evolution from biology class 

By: - 0 Sun, Sep 17, 2017

ISTANBUL — Students in Turkey are returning to school Monday where they will be taught evolution for the last time in their biology classes. Next fall,...

Four schools in Colorado Springs among 12 finalists for new education award
Four schools in Colorado Springs among 12 finalists for new education award

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Why are third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students at Bristol Elementary School doing better on standardized math tests than 85 percent of their peers...

Harvard removes title for Chelsea Manning amid CIA spat
Harvard removes title for Chelsea Manning amid CIA spat

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Harvard University reversed its decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow early Friday, a day after CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped a...

Pikes Peak Community College student-run newspaper debuts online
Pikes Peak Community College student-run newspaper debuts online

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

The scholars' voice has returned to Pikes Peak Community College with this week's reinstatement of a student-run newspaper. The online-only...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos tours Air Force Academy to tout innovation, but keeps remarks limited
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos tours Air Force Academy to tout innovation, but keeps remarks limited

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Sep 14, 2017

The U.S. secretary of education toured the Air Force Academy campus, chatted with cadets over lunch and even hopped into the cockpit of a T-53 aircraft...

Betsy DeVos to visit the Air Force Academy, Denver today as part of her 'Rethink School' tour
Betsy DeVos to visit the Air Force Academy, Denver today as part of her 'Rethink School' tour

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Wed, Sep 13, 2017

United States Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will visit the Air Force Academy on Wednesday as part of her "Rethink School" tour, the...

Higher education enrollment up in Colorado Springs area despite strong economy
Higher education enrollment up in Colorado Springs area despite strong economy

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Sep 13, 2017

Fall enrollment at Colorado Springs-area colleges and universities is up, bucking a trend that sees fewer students seeking higher education during...

Colorado Springs has top innovation college and top civil engineering program
Colorado Springs has top innovation college and top civil engineering program

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Colorado College is back on top as the best innovative liberal arts school in the nation, say U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best Colleges...

Building trade skill classes taking off in Colorado Springs high schools, Pikes Peak Community College
Building trade skill classes taking off in Colorado Springs high schools, Pikes Peak Community College

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Sep 11, 2017

An aging workforce, a shortage of skilled craftsmen and the need to help noncollege-bound youths find their destiny have created a first in the nation:...

Minnesota university teaches philosophy through Harry Potter 
Minnesota university teaches philosophy through Harry Potter 

By: - 0 Sun, Sep 10, 2017

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Minnesota university is mixing the magical world of Harry Potter into philosophy teachings. St. Cloud State University professor...

Feds, Texas offer choices for students homeless after Harvey 
Feds, Texas offer choices for students homeless after Harvey 

By: - 0 Sun, Sep 10, 2017

HOUSTON — Michael Evan Hilburn says he can't wait to start kindergarten this week at a school about 20 miles from the Houston shelter where he and his...

Colorado construction is plugging the gap with an academy 
Colorado construction is plugging the gap with an academy 

By: - 0 Sat, Sep 9, 2017

DENVER — Houses along the Front Range can't be built fast enough. Part of the problem is a booming population. There's also a shortage of construction...

Fountain Valley School embarking on $22M campus makeover
Fountain Valley School embarking on $22M campus makeover

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Sep 8, 2017

The first major expansion in a quarter century at a private day and boarding high school in Fountain will make the campus more pedestrian friendly and...

Woodland Park schools superintendent leaving after eight years
Woodland Park schools superintendent leaving after eight years

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Sep 8, 2017

Jed Bowman, superintendent of Woodland Park School District RE-2, will leave his post at the end of this school year in May, he announced Friday....

Colorado Springs colleges await sexual assault policy changes after DeVos criticism
Colorado Springs colleges await sexual assault policy changes after DeVos criticism

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Sep 8, 2017

Local higher education officials are anxiously watching for what might come down the pike after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos talked about changing...

DeVos planning to scrap Obama rules on campus sexual assault
DeVos planning to scrap Obama rules on campus sexual assault

By: - 0 Thu, Sep 7, 2017

ARLINGTON, Va. — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos declared on Thursday that "the era of 'rule by letter' is over" as she announced plans to change the...