In Debbie Cardinal's preschool class at Vineland Elementary, each part of the day is a learning experience. Whether it's the pledge of allegiance, marking the calendar or sitting down for circle time to learn letters and numbers, every activity involves learning.
"It's so beneficial for every kid to come... more »
Administrators in Lewis Palmer School District 38 have closed all elementary schools today because of the changing weather conditions. All morning and afternoon kindergarten and preschool classes are canceled as well.
The district has been under a 2 hour delayed start for the day. more »
All this week, News First 5 and KOAA.COM are helping parents to get their children ready to go back to school. This morning on News First Today, we are focusing on the youngest students: preschoolers and kindergarteners.
I spoke with Kathy Howell, the Early Childhood Coordinator for Colorado Springs... more »
The Head Start program at Monroe Elementary School in Colorado Springs was closed on Thursday and Friday of last week after teachers learned some of the children in the program live in apartments that are infested with bed bugs.
The teachers were making routine visits to the children's homes... more »
Gay rights groups say they have purchased full-page ads opposing a Boulder Catholic school's decision to eject two children because their parents are a lesbian couple. Roman Catholic gay rights group DignityUSA and other organizations are advertising in Sunday's Camera newspaper in Boulder, saying the school's decision is hurtful and... more »
The archbishop of Denver is defending a Catholic school's decision not to allow two children to continue as students because their parents are a lesbian couple.
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said Tuesday it's a "painful situation" but the decision is in line with church beliefs.
He says Catholic... more »
A Catholic school in Boulder is kicking out a preschooler because the child's parents are lesbians. The child also will not be allowed to re-enroll next year at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School. The Denver Archdiocese posted a statement Friday saying the parents are "living in open discord with... more »