Posted 12:29 PM 12/17/2012 by Greg Boyce
Central High School is on precautionary lockdown. Pueblo City Schools says this is due to an internal investigation and there is no danger to any students.
Posted 8:52 AM 12/14/2012 by Andy Koen
COLORADO SPRINGS - Years before she joined the Harlem Globetrotters, shot hoops with President Obama or was a standout player at Temple University, Fatima "TNT" Maddox was as student at Monterey Elementary in Harrison School District 2.
The Globetrotter rookie is returning home next week (More)
Posted 8:47 AM 12/12/2012 by Adam Atchison
DENVER (AP) - St. Vrain Valley Schools has been awarded a $16.5 million federal "Race to The Top" grant. The U.S. Department of Education announced the award Tuesday to the Longmont-based district. The Longmont Times-Call reports that the money will be used for science, technology (More)
Posted 10:37 AM 12/11/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
WASHINGTON (AP) - Students in the U.S. perform better than the global average, but still lag behind many of their peers in Asia and Europe, an international study found.
Fourth-graders have improved their scores in reading and math over the past four years, according to a study released (More)
Posted 9:46 AM 12/10/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Agriculture Department is responding to criticism over new school lunch rules by allowing more grains and meat in kids' meals. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told members of Congress in a letter Friday that the department will do away with daily and weekly (More)
Posted 4:47 PM 12/6/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
A new version of the income-based federal student loan repayment program that's more favorable to many borrowers will go into effect starting Dec. 21, according to regulations scheduled for publication Friday.
The "Pay as You Earn" program will allow eligible student-loan borrowers to cap (More)
Posted 6:54 PM 12/3/2012 by Matt Stafford
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A University of Colorado economist forecasts the state will keep adding a wide array of jobs in 2013, putting it in position to be among the top 10 states for job growth next year. Richard Wobbekind of CU's Leeds School of Business said Monday that the state is (More)
Posted 4:55 PM 12/2/2012 by Monica Gouty
WASHINGTON (AP) - School for thousands of public school students is about to get quite a bit longer.Five states are to announce Monday that they will add at least 300 hours of learning time to the calendar in some schools starting in 2013. They are Colorado, Connecticut (More)
Posted 9:32 AM 11/28/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Harvard says Mexican President Felipe Calderon will become a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government after he leaves office on Saturday. The Kennedy School says Calderon will be the first participant in a specially endowed fellowship for government leaders (More)
Posted 11:49 AM 11/20/2012 by Kirsten Bennett
Colorado State University-Pueblo is honored nationally as one of the top colleges for helping military veterans further their education by Military Times EDGE magazine.
CSU-Pueblo ranked among the nation's top 68 four-year colleges and universities listed in its upcoming "Best for Vets: (More)
Posted 2:20 PM 11/19/2012 by Kirsten Bennett
Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia today announced plans to expand Colorado's efforts to help to increase high school graduation rates and better prepare students for success in college and careers. This work, funded by a $5.9 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates (More)
Posted 11:22 PM 11/15/2012 by Jacqui Heinrich, email@example.com
A substitute teacher at Galileo Middle School in Colorado Springs is on unpaid administrative leave after allegedly getting physical with a student.
The student claims he was 'bodyslammed' by that teacher; school officials want to make clear that was the child's choice of words and they're (More)
Posted 12:41 PM 11/15/2012 by JD Downing
Ever wonder why we sometimes write Xmas instead of Christmas? Turns out, the X is actually derived from the Greek letter Chi, which is the first letter of the Greek word Χριστ?ς (translated as 'Christ'). Additionally, the 'Chi-Rho' symbol that (More)
Posted 3:58 PM 11/14/2012 by Andy Koen
COLORADO SPRINGS - The Harrison School District has selected Andre Spencer from the Houston Independent School District as their sole finalist to become the next superintendent of schools.
A native of Baltimore, Spencer will succeed Mike Miles at the district's top executive after Miles (More)
Posted 6:45 PM 11/13/2012 by Matt Stafford
A new website launches Tuesday helping connect vets with reputable resources in the Pikes Peak region.
It's called the Peak Military Care Network, organized through the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments; it connects anyone with services designed to help members of the military (More)
Posted 11:43 AM 11/12/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Want to see how quickly the look and business model of American public universities are changing? Visit a place like Indiana University. Five years ago, there were 87 undergraduates from China on its idyllic, All-American campus in Bloomington. This year: 2,224.(More)...
Posted 9:34 PM 11/9/2012 by Stefanie Boe
DENVER (AP) - Three low-performing schools that were in danger of having their federal grants yanked will receive the funds after all. The Colorado Department of Education had said an elementary school in Denver and four middle schools in Pueblo hadn't improved enough to get the third (More)