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$17.5M charter school for grades 6 to 12 to break ground in Banning Lewis Ranch

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Cripple Creek school health center to reopen with broader mission
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 5 hr ago

A school-based health center in Cripple Creek won't be just for kids anymore.

Closed since last December's unexpected departure of a medical...

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Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
By: - 0 Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Forty years after military service academies opened their doors to women, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy marked the milestone at a ceremony Monday as...

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Complaints pile up over Colorado university speech regulations
By: - 0 Sun, Jun 26, 2016

GREELEY — Complaints are continuing to pile up after the University of Northern Colorado created a Bias Response Team to deal with behavior deemed to...

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State Education Board's Durham cited for gravitas by friends, divisiveness by critics
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, Jun 26, 2016

There's no point in winning an elected seat just to occupy the space, said Steve Durham, chairman of the Colorado State Board of Education.

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Air Force Academy changes 2017 graduation date
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

The Air Force Academy has changed the graduation date for the class of 2017 to May 24, 2017.

The academy, which held its graduation this on...

Possible kitchen contamination stops Colorado Springs food program for a day
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

A possible chemical contamination in one of the main kitchen areas forced Colorado Springs District 11 to cancel its Summer Food Service Program for...

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Animal activists dragged off stage during Dalai Lama lecture at CU Boulder
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Animal activists were dragged off stage Thursday as they interrupted the Dalai Lama's lecture at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

The...

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Supreme Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action admissions
By: - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

WASHINGTON — The University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court.

The...

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Discovery Center starts 'Scientists' programs on Saturday in Colorado Springs
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Calling all aspiring astronauts and budding mad scientists:

The Space Foundation Discovery Center will offer hands-on activities and special...

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Dalai Lama coming to a University in Colorado
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

The Dalai Lama will hold two sessions at the University of Colorado-Boulder campus on Thursday.

The sessions, at the Coors Event Center, are...

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Colorado Springs School grad earns Boettcher scholarship
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

Michael A. Gohde, who graduated from the Colorado Springs School in May, has accepted an offer of a Boettcher Foundation Scholarship and will attend...

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System failure plays into payroll error for University of Colorado system
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Jun 22, 2016

A combination of human error and system failure have led to an unexpected $15 million expense to fix an upgrade to the human resource and finance...

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Deal puts Tri-Lakes ballplayers on new ground
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Come fall, the knees and elbows of Little Leaguers from the Tri-Lakes area won't be as skinned as usual.

Kids will be playing ball on grass...

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Colorado College, Fine Arts Center boards vote to continue sale discussions
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

Boards of trustees for both Colorado College and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center voted over the weekend to "continue to discuss the potential...

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Mike Miles appointed to Colorado League of Charter Schools' board
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

The Colorado League of Charter Schools has appointed Mike Miles to serve on its board of directors.

Miles, an education reform leader, is the...

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Colorado educator begins role as head of National Science Teachers Association
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

Mary Gromko, a long time science educator from Colorado, on June 1 began her one-year term as president of the National Science Teachers Association...

Local student selected as a delegate to Congress of Future Medical Leaders
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

This weekend will be busy for Kimberly Tyson, who will be a senior in the fall at Colorado Springs Christian School. She’s been selected as a...

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UCCS, Penrose-St. Francis team up to develop sports medicine and performance center
By: Rich Laden - 0 Sat, Jun 18, 2016

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will partner with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services on its upcoming sports medicine and performance...

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Abruptly shuttered Black Forest preschool to reopen in fall
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, Jun 18, 2016

A church-run preschool in Black Forest that abruptly shut its doors last month before the semester finished will reopen for the fall term.

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Security breach investigated at Colorado Springs-area school district
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

A May security breach of Lewis-Palmer School District 38's website has resulted in one Internet Protocol address being turned over to Monument police...

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Colorado Springs alternative school highlights the challenging path to graduation
By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

Nearly three dozen Colorado Springs students lined the hallway waiting to take the stage. Their faces showed various emotions: nervous, scared,...

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School board candidate stumbles on past parenting struggles
By: - 0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

DENVER — MiDian Holmes had just graduated from a Denver high school and was looking for a job. An interviewer, she said, scanned her resume and asked...

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Monument charter school, district have tentative agreement on contract
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

After months of what some Lewis-Palmer School District 38 board members called "painful" negotiations, a 10-year contract between the district and...

Petitions for TABOR override to be circulated Saturday
By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

Great Education Colorado Action will be holding petition signing events Saturday across the state, including in Colorado Springs, for a Nov. 8...