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Summit will look at ways to improve graduation rates in Pikes Peak region

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Best and Brightest: Palmer student a believer in mind over matter
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This is the 16th of 25 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2016.

One afternoon after a swim meet, Xavier Bower saw spots...

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Colorado pot-in-schools bill nearing governor's desk
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DENVER — Colorado schools would be required to allow medical marijuana use under a bill nearing its final vote in the state Legislature.

The...

It's time to show appreciation for teachers
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 8 hr ago

Colorado Teacher Appreciation Week starts today and runs through Friday, May 6.

It’s a chance to thank teachers for their hard work. The event...

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City wants public input on plan to narrow roads around Colorado College
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Officials from the city of Colorado Springs will collect input on a plan to decrease traffic from four to two lanes on five streets near the Colorado...

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Colorado College students say school's investment principles don't reflect its brand
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 17 hr ago

A May 1 deadline Colorado College students and alumni set last spring to commit to divesting its hefty investment portfolio from fossil fuels has...

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Best and Brightest: Pastor's son a high achiever in every respect
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This is the 15th of 25 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2016.

Joshua Witkop donates an immeasurable amount of time to...

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Literacy festival at UCCS aims to stir enthusiasm for reading
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Christopher Deoki spent his Saturday morning learning a few new dance moves and listening to a Dr. Seuss book.

At times, the 5-year-old would...

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Best and Brightest: Volunteering after fires helped Colorado Springs student gain new perspective
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This is the 14th of 25 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2016.

Jimmy Velten spent days sifting through the rubble of...

Colorado Springs schools wants a few good sergeants to teach kids about military
By: Tom Roeder - 0 Sat, Apr 30, 2016

A Colorado Springs charter school wants its graduates headed to basic training to be ready for the worst from drill instructors.

So, Atlas...

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Six administrators to be replaced in staff shakeup at Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Apr 29, 2016

An administrative and athletics staff shakeup is underway at Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8, under the leadership of a superintendent who...

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Best and Brightest: Pine Creek student wants to live up to legacy in her name
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This is the 13th of 25 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2016.

Lydia Sang Yun Han was a newborn when her...

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Widefield Elementary School students and the Mowgli's team up for music video
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Eleven-year-old Athen Finch's first rock concert was everything he expected: loud, crazy and fun.

"It's so exciting. They're a really good...

Community dialogue on early childhood education held Saturday
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

The final The Raising of America Community Dialogue will be held 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Saturday at Library 21C, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive.

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Symposium kicks off to study math and science teacher leadership
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, a science education nonprofit organization in Colorado Springs, has paired up with the Education Development...

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Ex-CSU student gives $13 million for scholarships, buildings
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FORT COLLINS — Colorado State University says an energy company CEO who attended the school is donating $13 million for scholarships and construction...

Charter school elects new board members
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

The board of directors for Pikes Peak Prep elected Colorado College’s Manya Whitaker, Pikes Peak Community College’s Janet Nace and...

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Best & Brightest: Baron learned painful lesson about taking action
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This is the 12th of 25 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2016.

Heide Baron got a devastating text last year as she was...

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Best & Brightest: Bailey Florek has honorable dreams
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This is the 11th of 25 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2016.

Bailey Florek has lived all over the country, but she...

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Colorado Springs high school students win big for donating spare change
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

The Chapel Hills Olive Garden restaurant will cater lunch for more than 30 students, faculty and parents from Rampart High School on Wednesday, to...

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Medical students begin training at new CU School of Medicine branch in Colorado Springs
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Born in an old brick hospital looking out on downtown Colorado Springs, Cody Brevik has always considered this city home.

Now, he wants to be...

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Proposal to freeze part of teachers' pay in Colorado Springs school district halts contract talks
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

A proposal to once again freeze a portion of salary increases for teachers in the Pikes Peak region's largest school district halted union contract...

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Large donation to honor retiring college professor, fund scholarships
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

A $5.6 million donation from an anonymous donor will honor a retiring professor and help support financial aid at Colorado College.

Of the...

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Best & Brightest: Patricia Duke excels on stage and while doing volunteer work
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This is the 10th of 25 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2016.

Being in the right place at the right time is less about...

Head Start preschoolers to do ballet recital with help of teens
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Two juniors at Air Academy High School have been teaching ballet to low-income preschoolers this semester, and their hard work will culminate in a...

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Late-night gunfire reported near UCCS student housing complex
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

No one was injured following apparent gunfire near student housing off the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus.

Police said they...

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Best and Brightest: Future engineer is a problem solver
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This is the ninth of 25 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2016.

Zayna Pieper has volunteered over 800 hours to...

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Best and Brightest: Gohde's Passion engineers ways to impact lives
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This is the eighth of 25 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2016.

How do you get into college when you are 13 years...

UNC investigates 44 bias-motivated incidents on campus
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GREELEY — The University of Northern Colorado is investigating 44 bias-motivated incidents on campus over the past year.

The Greeley Tribune...

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Best and Brightest: Cheyenne Mountain High School's Chad Brokaw
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This is the sixth of 25 profiles about The Gazette's Best and Brightest Class of 2016.

Chad Brokaw has always had a passion for biology, but...