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3 years 4 weeks 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 4 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...

3 years 4 months ago

Harrison District talks about school improvement

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

3 years 6 months ago

Drowning victims were high school seniors

Two teenage boys pulled from Prospect Lake Monday afternoon are dead. They drowned in the lake. Harrison School District 2 confirms the victims are Victoreno DeJesus Martinez and Juan Neri Segura. They were seniors at Harrison High School. When divers pulled one of them out of the water, he...

3 years 8 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 2 weeks ago

Concerns over policy changes at Harrison District 2

The Harrison School Board will vote next week to substantially overhaul the way they conduct business. Board President Deborah Hendrix favors the change calling it streamlining. "We're systemically asking everyone in the district to operate more efficiently," Hendrix said. But Vice President Victor Torres opposes the change, saying...

4 years 3 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...

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