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3 years 3 weeks ago

Teachers jobs on the line in District 49

We just spoke with D-49 School Board member Tammy Herald. She tells us between the defeat of Proposition 103 and failed mill levy and bond ballot issues, the district will be cutting around $4,000,000 for the upcoming year. She says while the board will look at all options, the chances...

3 years 5 months ago

School lottery goes ahead despite lawsuit

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) - The Douglas County School District is going ahead with a lottery for the remaining 25 available scholarships for a school voucher plan despite a lawsuit filed by civil liberty groups. The school district says tickets will be handed out Wednesday to 76 eligible Douglas...

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 3 months ago

Local school districts land huge grants

Two Colorado Springs area school districts have been awarded huge grants by the US Department of Education, aimed at improving the teaching of American History. Colorado Springs School District 11 and Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 will each receive almost $1 million. The grants were announced Tuesday. According...

4 years 5 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

Budget woes could impact Pueblo teachers

Some teachers in Pueblo may lose their jobs as Pueblo City Schools works to trim its budget. The school board needs to cut about $5.5 million out of the budget for the upcoming school year. One recommendation right now, is to eliminate 28 teaching positions.School board president Stephanie Garcia, says...

4 years 7 months ago

Rocket team heads to nationals

The Galileo School of Math and Science in Colorado Springs has been notified that their student rocketry team is one of the nation's top 100 and has qualified to compete in the national, Team America Rocketry Challenge. Galileo's team is the only one in the state of Colorado to qualify....

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