Posted 11:39 PM 1/16/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, email@example.com
Parents, students, and school staff met for a second time at Wasson High School Wednesday night; it's one of three schools District 11 is considering closing in an effort to cut costs.
There were many tears shed as community members voiced their concerns to the school board. The district (More)
Posted 2:42 PM 1/16/2013 by Andy Koen
US AIR FORCE ACADEMY - Hey kids, have you ever wondered what it's like in space? Why not ask an astronaut about it? This week the US Air Force Academy is collecting questions from local students from kindergarten through 12th grade to be asked of former astronaut and retired Air Force Col. (More)...
Posted 6:09 PM 1/16/2013 by Matt Stafford
At the Center for American Values in Pueblo, portraits of more than 140 Medal of Honor recipients hang on the walls.
Retired Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha, who served at Fort Carson, will soon be one of the newest additions. He'll be honored in a ceremony at the White House in February (More)
Posted 12:56 PM 1/13/2013 by Matt Stafford
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Commerce City officials are mulling a proposal to implement a daytime curfew for teenagers in an effort to stop students from ditching school. The Denver Post reports school-resource officers have proposed a plan in which the city's curfew would be extended (More)
Posted 6:00 PM 1/11/2013 by Alyse Rzemek
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- A rural school district in Ohio is drawing attention with its plans to arm a handful of its non-teaching employees with handguns this year - perhaps even janitors.
Four employees in the Montpelier schools have agreed to take a weapons training course and carry their (More)
Posted 1:15 PM 1/9/2013 by Alyse Rzemek
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - An attorney for Colorado Mountain College says former president Stan Jensen was paid nearly three times what he normally would have collected in severance pay when he resigned last month. Attorney Tim Whitsitt says Jensen would have been entitled to (More)
Posted 8:39 AM 1/7/2013 by Lauren Molenburg
NEW YORK (AP) - The publishing arm of the Harvard Medical School is planning a series of short, original e-books on work, parenting, yoga and how to be a surgeon. The eight books launched Monday by Harvard Health Publications are part of a new series, "A Harvard Medical School Guide." (More)
Posted 10:27 AM 1/5/2013 by Matt Stafford
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - In choosing to serve her country in uniform, Hayleigh Lynn Perez knowingly accepted a nomadic life. Now the former Army sergeant says she and thousands of other veterans trying to get a higher education are being penalized for that enforced rootlessness. Under the (More)
Posted 10:24 AM 12/26/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
WENCHI, Ethiopia (AP) - The kids in this volcano-rim village wear filthy, ragged clothes. They sleep beside cows and sheep in huts made of sticks and mud. They don't go to school. Yet they all can chant the English alphabet, and some can spell words. The key to their success: 20 (More)
Posted 9:51 AM 12/25/2012 by Matt Stafford
BRYAN, Texas (AP) - As President Barack Obama urges new gun restrictions in the wake of the Connecticut school massacre, the National Rifle Association is calling for armed volunteers in public schools. It has set up another political debate over gun violence. Yet gun enthusiasts like (More)
Posted 8:35 AM 12/17/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Department of Higher Education is considering changes to the way it allocates $70 million for need-based college grants. A proposed new formula would increase the amount of money colleges and universities receive for students in their sophomore, junior and (More)
Posted 1:55 PM 12/12/2012 by Alyse Rzemek
The University of Colorado Boulder today announced a new merit-based scholarship program to recognize top entering Colorado freshmen for outstanding academic achievement.
Under the CU-Boulder Esteemed Scholars Program, a select group of entering Colorado resident freshmen will receive (More)
Posted 2:07 PM 12/7/2012 by Lauren Molenburg
WASHINGTON (AP) - Billionaire investor David Rubenstein is giving the Library of Congress $1.5 million to fund three new literacy awards. Rubenstein of Bethesda, Md., is co-founder of the Carlyle Group private equity firm. He is a major philanthropist and in 2010 gave the library $5 (More)
Posted 12:33 AM 12/7/2012 by Garrett Boyd
DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Commission on Higher Education has formally adopted a statewide master plan for higher education, with goals of boosting how many Coloradans earn college degrees. The commission plans to finalize performance contracts with colleges and universities by year's (More)
Posted 5:56 PM 12/5/2012 by Alyse Rzemek
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A team led by University of Colorado Boulder has won a five-year, $9.2 million grant for research on how to manipulate E. coli to produce cost-competitive biofuels. With a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, the team will use a nonpathogenic strain of E. (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)