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Student team wins $30,000 to turn drone into flying selfie camera in Colorado College competition
Student team wins $30,000 to turn drone into flying selfie camera in Colorado College competition

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 4 hr ago

A team of Colorado College students that are developing a drone that they hope will turn a user's smartphone into a flying "selfie" camera to...

University of Colorado aims to launch 3-year online degree
University of Colorado aims to launch 3-year online degree

By: - 0 15 hr ago

BOULDER — The University of Colorado is moving forward with plans to launch a three-year degree program that is completely online. The Daily Camera...

For some, Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair can be start of something big
For some, Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair can be start of something big

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

The annual Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair may seem like a small stepping stone, but for some students it becomes a big bridge to studying the world...

From Peggy Fleming to Ken Salazar, local ties get noted in construction project

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Colorado College’s new residential units, which will be ready in time for fall move-in, are being named after eight former students. Five buildings...

School district to hold public forums on potential ballot question

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Colorado Springs School District 11 will host a public forum tonight at 6 p.m. at Coronado High School, 1590 W. Fillmore St., on the idea of a mill...

New Colorado College library shoots for net zero carbon footprint
New Colorado College library shoots for net zero carbon footprint

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Two large construction projects destined to change the skyline of the Colorado College campus are about halfway completed and on track to advance 21st...

DeVos criticized teachers at D.C. school she visited — and they are not having it
DeVos criticized teachers at D.C. school she visited — and they are not having it

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Newly minted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had a hard time getting inside the District’s Jefferson Middle School Academy last week when protesters...

Colorado Springs woman's determination to better her life rewarded with scholarship
Colorado Springs woman's determination to better her life rewarded with scholarship

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Shivering while sleeping wasn't the worst thing about being homeless, according to Va Leenia West. What West, 30, truly dreaded was setting up the...

Ellicott school board parts ways with superintendent after five years
Ellicott school board parts ways with superintendent after five years

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Saying new leadership is needed, Ellicott School District 22's board of education has parted ways with its top administrator. Superintendent Patrick...

CU Boulder awarded $3 million grant to better simulate particle movements
CU Boulder awarded $3 million grant to better simulate particle movements

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. – The federal government has awarded a $3 million grant to researchers at CU Boulder studying how small particles like grains of sand...

Denver schools OKs resolution protecting immigrant students
Denver schools OKs resolution protecting immigrant students

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

DENVER — Denver's school board has passed a resolution aimed at protecting students who might be affected by President Trump's efforts to strengthen...

Student data safeguards rejected in Colorado Senate committee

By: Dan Njegomir - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

State Senate Democrats say personal data on Colorado K-12 students will be a little less secure than it could have - had ruling Republicans in the...

Departing UCCS chancellor saw change from commuter school to major university
Departing UCCS chancellor saw change from commuter school to major university

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Adopting a pose familiar to anyone who has met her, Pam Shockley-Zalabak peers over the top of her glasses and studies the expanse of the landscape...

Charter school equity bill advances amid debate over local control
Charter school equity bill advances amid debate over local control

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Students at DSST Cole High School, a charter school in Denver. (Nicholas Garcia/Chalkbeat Colorado) Charter school equity bill advances amid debate...

Cyberschoolers will descend on the Capitol Thursday
Cyberschoolers will descend on the Capitol Thursday

By: Dan Njegomir - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Colorado long has been in the forefront of education reform and school choice. As new and varied educational options have proliferated in our state, so...

Small Colorado Springs charter high school wins Distinguished Improvement Award
Small Colorado Springs charter high school wins Distinguished Improvement Award

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Changing the image of a school isn't easy, but CIVA Charter High School has done it. The 20-year-old charter school in Colorado Springs School...

Seal for bilingual high school grads clears Colorado hurdle
Seal for bilingual high school grads clears Colorado hurdle

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

DENVER — A movement to add a seal to the high-school diplomas of Colorado students who speak more than one language has cleared a hurdle that stopped...

Charter schools get warm treatment ahead of a bill's hearing
Charter schools get warm treatment ahead of a bill's hearing

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

You've seen them funny. You've seen them serious. Now Colorado Senate Republicans are tugging at your soft side for charter schools in their latest...

6 major accomplishments under Pam Shockley-Zalabak's tenure as UCCS chancellor
6 major accomplishments under Pam Shockley-Zalabak's tenure as UCCS chancellor

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

- A 75 percent increase in student enrollment, from 6,851 in 2001 to about 12,000 in 2016. A high percentage are ethnic minorities or the first in...

Colorado College alumna taking over Big Idea competition
Colorado College alumna taking over Big Idea competition

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Patrick Bultema's fifth year overseeing Colorado College's Big Idea student business pitch competition will be his last; he will hand over the program...

World's first cannabis-funded scholarship program accepting applications
World's first cannabis-funded scholarship program accepting applications

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Pueblo is the first community in the world to provide a cannabis-funded scholarship to every graduating high school senior. ...

Pueblo County announces first full year of new cannabis-funded scholarships
Pueblo County announces first full year of new cannabis-funded scholarships

By: Dan Njegomir - 0 Mon, Feb 13, 2017

Just in from the Steel City in southern Colorado: Pueblo County commissioners announced today that "the world's first cannabis-funded scholarship has...

Yale renames Calhoun College because of historic ties to white supremacy and slavery
Yale renames Calhoun College because of historic ties to white supremacy and slavery

By: - 0 Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Yale University will rename one of its residential colleges, replacing the name of an alumnus remembered for his role in the Confederacy and advocacy...

A Hitler Valentine’s Day card was handed out on university campus
A Hitler Valentine’s Day card was handed out on university campus

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Officials at Central Michigan University are investigating an anti-Semitic Valentine’s Day card that was given to a pair of students by a member of a...

Cañon City high school teacher accused of sexually assaulting a child
Cañon City high school teacher accused of sexually assaulting a child

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

A Cañon City High School teacher is facing charges for child sexual assault and exploitation.   Robert E. Davidson, 45, has been placed on...

Schools selling T-shirts to raise money for family of Colorado Springs teen hit and killed by car
Schools selling T-shirts to raise money for family of Colorado Springs teen hit and killed by car

By: Matt Steiner - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

Three Colorado Springs high schools are joining forces to honor and support the family of 15-year-old Mitchell student Cyprian "Cyp" Cisneros, who died...

Family, school mourn death of Colorado Springs teen hit by a car
Family, school mourn death of Colorado Springs teen hit by a car

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

The story of Cyprian "Cyp" Mario Cisneros had touched strangers around the world after the 16-year-old boy was hit by a car on his way to school last...

Colorado teen accused of plotting school attack gets 3 years
Colorado teen accused of plotting school attack gets 3 years

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

DENVER — A teenage girl accused of plotting to kill classmates at a suburban Denver high school has been sentenced to three years in a youth...

Colorado legislative debate over transportation funding expands to include schools
Colorado legislative debate over transportation funding expands to include schools

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

House Speaker Crisanta Duran on Wednesday broadened negotiations around transportation funding by challenging Republicans to support a solution that...

Propane company donates thousands of dollars to Eastern plain schools
Propane company donates thousands of dollars to Eastern plain schools

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

Schools on the Eastern plains are getting a small boost of cash from their neighbors. Locally owned Edison Propane in Yoder is disbursing checks to...