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D-49 school board dismisses discrimination claim, but parents from disbanded panel dissatisfied

Man banned from using Bible verse drops suit against Colorado school
By: - 0 Fri, Feb 5, 2016

DENVER — A graduate of a Colorado university banned from putting Bible citations on a fundraising plaque in the school's football locker room is...

School District postpones special board meeting to Thursday evening
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Feb 3, 2016

Colorado Springs School District 11 has postponed a special board meeting to hear public input on what parents and community members think about...

Snow days in 2016 have Colorado Springs school districts scrambling to make up time
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Feb 3, 2016

The three largest public school districts in the Pikes Peak region - Colorado Springs School District 11, Academy School District 20 and Falcon...

Feds issue reminder: Test students or risk losing funding
By: - 0 Tue, Feb 2, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The U.S. Education Department is not relenting on requirements to test students on math and language arts abilities, despite the end...

Discrimination or differences of opinion? Falcon D-49 meeting to determine outcome of grievance
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Discrimination or differences of opinion? Policy violation or procedure?

Answers are expected next week.

Dana Palmer, a Falcon High...

Public has another chance to offer input on future of Helen Hunt Elementary School
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Jan 27, 2016

No one from the public showed up to speak in favor or opposition of the possible closure of Helen Hunt Elementary School at a Colorado Springs School...

The Colorado Springs School to begin adjusting tuition based on household income
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Jan 27, 2016

In the age of transparency in public schools, a private school established 54 years ago in The Broadmoor neighborhood to prepare girls for college...

School districts spend big to lure students during choice week
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Many public school systems spend thousands of dollars each year to attract students. Money well spent, officials say.

"Marketing is an...

CU-Boulder fraternities banned from sidewalk chalking
By: - 0 Wed, Jan 27, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. — Fraternities at the University of Colorado Boulder have been banned from writing in chalk on campus sidewalks because they aren't...

Space Foundation announces winners of student art contest
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Jan 26, 2016

With the second largest participation of its six year history, the Space Foundation’s sixth annual International Student Art Contest has produced 25...

Donation will boost Colorado Springs libraries
By: Maria St. Louis-Sanchez - 0 Tue, Jan 26, 2016

A $250,000 grant from a local philanthropist will be used to help the Pikes Peak Library District advance its goal of providing 21st Century...

'Duck Dynasty' star will headline Colorado Springs school fundraiser
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Following the likes of former President George W. Bush and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Willie Robertson of “Duck Dynasty” will...

Homeschooling open house on classical Christian education scheduled
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Homeschooling parents can get information on the classical Christian home education model from Classical Conversations 9 a.m.3:30 p.m. Tuesday at...