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Interim UCCS chancellor using his experience to give back to campus
Interim UCCS chancellor using his experience to give back to campus

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 1 hr ago

Venkat Reddy changed offices last month, moving one building to the east on the campus of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. In some...

Colorado university weighs asking applicants for sexual orientation

By: - 0 3 hr ago

BOULDER — The University of Colorado is considering asking student applicants to disclose their sexual orientation. The Daily Camera reports...

'Beloved' Monument Academy preschool aide killed in storm-related crash
'Beloved' Monument Academy preschool aide killed in storm-related crash

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 17 hr ago

Last week's snowstorm claimed the life of a "beloved" Monument Academy preschool teacher's aide. Colorado Springs resident Jamie Merritt, 43, died in...

Most major roads reopen after storm blows through the Colorado Springs area
Most major roads reopen after storm blows through the Colorado Springs area

By: - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Winter-like weather with snow and high wind moved into the Colorado Springs area early Friday morning, causing several road closures, school closures...

UCCS student reports on-campus assault, campus police issue alert
UCCS student reports on-campus assault, campus police issue alert

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

A University of Colorado at Colorado Springs student reported an on-campus assault, according to an alert sent out by campus police Tuesday night. A...

Colorado Springs flutist selected for national orchestra
Colorado Springs flutist selected for national orchestra

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Two years ago, Jessica Shand won the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony's Young Artist Solo Competition. Last year, she was selected for the Honor...

Colorado Springs student wins Colorado Poetry Out Loud state finals
Colorado Springs student wins Colorado Poetry Out Loud state finals

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

They're churning out poetry fans at Fountain Valley School. Junior Will Edelson earned top honors this month at the Colorado Poetry Out Loud state...

Woman who died in Pikes Peak ski accident remembered as a dedicated mother and teacher
Woman who died in Pikes Peak ski accident remembered as a dedicated mother and teacher

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

A Colorado Springs woman who died Sunday in a skiing accident on Pikes Peak was known as passionate, dedicated and engaging in her roles as a middle...

Edison school superintendent leaving to lead rural school organization
Edison school superintendent leaving to lead rural school organization

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

An unconventional eastern plains superintendent whose heart is more in riding the range than sitting in class is heading toward greener pastures. Pat...

Mix-up leaves opening of 350-student Colorado Springs military charter school in jeopardy
Mix-up leaves opening of 350-student Colorado Springs military charter school in jeopardy

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Several hundred Colorado Springs-area students' plans to attend a military-style charter school this fall are in jeopardy after organizers failed to...

Colorado Springs School District 11 agrees to sell parcel it had bought for new school
Colorado Springs School District 11 agrees to sell parcel it had bought for new school

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Colorado Springs School District 11's Board of Education for the second time has approved the sale of vacant land that years ago was earmarked for a...

Supreme Court sets higher bar for education of students with disabilities
Supreme Court sets higher bar for education of students with disabilities

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

The Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously raised the bar for the educational benefits owed to millions of children with disabilities in one of the...

Falcon 49 school board member resigning to move out of state

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

One of the five seats on Falcon School District 49's board of education is vacant, and applications are being accepted through 4 p.m. April 7. The...

Cheyenne Mountain High teachers create economics curriculum for students

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Economics makes the world go 'round, and students who learn its principles in high school are more likely to make better decisions, understand the...

Supreme Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students in ruling on Colorado case
Supreme Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students in ruling on Colorado case

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public...

School spanking ban fails, but bill prohibiting expulsion of young students passes Colorado House
School spanking ban fails, but bill prohibiting expulsion of young students passes Colorado House

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Two bills aimed at unruly Colorado students got different grades Monday. House Bill 1038 to ban school spankings died in a Republican-led Senate...

School district honored for pioneering uses of technology
School district honored for pioneering uses of technology

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

   School district honored for pioneering uses of technology   Colorado Springs School District 11 again has been named as one of...

Colorado Springs will allow public input on blended-learning concepts
Colorado Springs will allow public input on blended-learning concepts

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Anyone interested in adding their two cents about blended learning, an education model that combines digital and traditional classroom work, can attend...

Sesame Street introducing a muppet character with autism
Sesame Street introducing a muppet character with autism

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Sesame Street will introduce Julia, a muppet character who has autism, onscreen in April. Julia has already been featured in Sesame Street's world,...

Insights: School discipline creates a Colorado House divided
Insights: School discipline creates a Colorado House divided

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

My favorite teacher had me assaulted, and I learned that from the Colorado Legislature last week. At least science teacher Terry Niblett didn't take it...

Colorado Springs student candidate for US Young Marine of the Year
Colorado Springs student candidate for US Young Marine of the Year

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

Ever since he can remember, Angel Luiz Orozco has enjoyed a good challenge. That's why at age 8, he decided to join the Young Marines. "I knew it was...

Colorado Springs school bus involved in Monday crash to be replaced by one with seat belts
Colorado Springs school bus involved in Monday crash to be replaced by one with seat belts

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

After a crash involving a District 11 school bus sent three elementary school kids to the hospital Monday afternoon, a bus with seat belts will take...

Employment lawyer Hill seeks CU regent board seat from Colorado Springs
Employment lawyer Hill seeks CU regent board seat from Colorado Springs

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Chance Hill brings a heck of a resume to his candidacy for University of Colorado regent from Colorado Springs. An employment lawyer in Colorado...

Youth Action Day focuses on HIV awareness, art project

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

The 2017 Colorado Youth Matter’s Youth Action event will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, and Monday, April 10, at the Colorado State...

Falcon District 49 schools to offer expanded program for dyslexic students
Falcon District 49 schools to offer expanded program for dyslexic students

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Encouraged by the popularity and success of a unique program for dyslexic students at one of its elementary schools, Falcon School District 49 is...

Slain Colorado Springs teens were devoted to each other, seeking to change their lives, friends say
Slain Colorado Springs teens were devoted to each other, seeking to change their lives, friends say

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Friends of two Coronado High School students whose bodies were found dumped on a remote county road Sunday morning want Derek Greer and Natalie Partida...

Teachers' union calls Colorado charter funding bill 'DeVos-style' legislating
Teachers' union calls Colorado charter funding bill 'DeVos-style' legislating

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

The legislature continues to advance a measure that aims at equitable funding for charter schools, despite cries of "DeVos-style" mandates. The...

Palmer High student council members face punishment after being caught drinking during overnight retreat
Palmer High student council members face punishment after being caught drinking during overnight retreat

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Eleven Palmer High School Student Council members face punishment after they reportedly brought alcohol to an overnight retreat Friday. School...

Schools want out of Michelle Obama's lunch rules, kids say 'Yuck'
Schools want out of Michelle Obama's lunch rules, kids say 'Yuck'

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Faced with students who won't buy lunches low in salt and sugar and jacked up with bland-tasting grains, the nation's 54,000 school cafeteria workers...

North El Paso County population boom puts pressure on local school districts
North El Paso County population boom puts pressure on local school districts

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

The northern section of El Paso County known as the Tri-Lakes region appears to be an epicenter of a significant housing boom. Shannon Bingham, owner...