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3 years 1 week ago

Big changes could come to D-60

Pueblo parents are up in arms over proposed school closures and re-alignments. For months, District 60 has been mulling over various plans to up academic achievement while dramatically cutting their budget. "Half of our 36 district schools are impacted." explains D-60 Spokesman Greg Sinn, "That's a full range of elementary,...

3 years 1 month ago

Possible school closing in D-60

Tonight Centennial High School in Pueblo had a packed house as the D-60 school board heard from parents and teachers on possible school closures. This was the first of two meetings with parents to discuss possible school closings in District 60. Before the meeting even started there were around...

3 years 7 months ago

City Schools to tackle budget tonight

Pueblo City Schools will try to balance its budget tonight with a goal of cutting nearly $7 million. Possibilities for cuts include two or three furlough days for employees. That would save close to $800,000. Cutting the central administration budget by 10 percent, that would save about $200,000....

4 years 6 months ago

School special: kids eat free!

School's out of summer, but kids can eat free at various schools in Colorado Springs and Pueblo. School District 11 and Pueblo City Schools both offer a summer meal program. Kids ages 1 to 18 can get lunch and in some cases breakfast at the schools-free of charge. There are...

4 years 6 months ago

Pueblo teachers declare impasse

The Pueblo Education Association and Pueblo City Schools (District 60) released a joint statement Tuesday declaring impasse on a new contract. Five times the two sides have met, but they have not been able to agree on several issues. Points of contention include teacher work load, student discipline, wages...

4 years 7 months ago

Cuts in Pueblo School District 60

The hard realities of dwindling education budgets are hitting yet another local school district. Over 75 teachers in Pueblo's District 60 received a verbal notice Friday that their contracts won't be renewed for the 2010-2011 school year. The district says that number is actually about average, as this process...

4 years 7 months ago

Teacher shake up at Pueblo City Schools

A big shake-up going on in Pueblo City Schools. Dozens of teachers and other staff are being transferred, because their schools aren't making the grade. The upside is millions of new dollars from the No Child Left Behind program. More than 40 teachers and nearly 20 staff members will move...

4 years 8 months ago

D-60 asks serious questions of DHPH board

The Pueblo District 60 Board of Education sent a terse letter to Delores Huerta Preparatory School's Board President Tuesday. The letter was also sent local media. Stephanie Garcia, the District 60 Board President brought up six points of concern. It notes a governing board that appears to lack a...

5 years 3 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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