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3 years 8 months ago

Harrison braces for $6 million in cuts

Administrators at Harrison School District 2 are expecting a $6 million cut in state funding for the upcoming school year. That amounts to about 7 percent of their annual budget. Assistant Superintendent of Support Services Kevin Smelker says that district will save roughly a million dollars from the closure...

3 years 11 months ago

Harrison School District shows improvement methods

Harrison School District 2 has made national headlines with a bold plan to change public education. Superintendent Mike Miles talked about the progress today. His message: "DONE, Waiting for Superman!" "Waiting for Superman" is a recently released documentary with a powerful message now taking the nation's public education...

4 years 3 months ago

Recall effort underway in Harrison D-2

Colorado Springs residents who are unhappy with the leadership in Harrison School District 2 have launched a recall effort to remove Deborah Hendrix, Linda Pugh, and Richard Rice from the school board. The group is now collecting signatures to get the recall on the ballot.

4 years 10 months ago

Teachers to be paid on merit in District 2

This fall, Harrison School District Two will become the first public school district in the state to implement a performance based pay structure teachers at all of its schools. The board of education has give the superintendent approval to overhaul the teacher pay structure from one that rewards tenure...

5 years 2 months ago

Districts considering options on Obama speech

School districts in Southern Colorado are considering their options on whether or not to participate in President Barack Obama's controversial nationally televised address to students next week. The White House and the education department are encouraging schools to show the president's speech in their classes as it airs live...

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