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War and Peas: Getting Kids To Eat Healthy

Updated: 05/13/2010 - At a time of rising rates of childhood obesity, choosing healthful options for our kids' snacks is even more important. Getting them to choose good-for-you snacks for themselves can also be tricky.

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Top 5 Unhealthy School Lunches

Updated: 05/10/2010 - A new report, released Monday, outlines the Top 5 Worst School Lunches. Many of them are served in southern Colorado schools.

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CO House Votes To Do Away With CSAPs

Posted: 05/06/2010 - The Colorado House voted to do away with comprehensive student tests and replace them with student assessments.

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D-11 Kindergarten Sign Ups Friday

Posted: 04/22/2010 - If you live in D-11 and you have a kindergarten-age kiddo, sign ups are Friday for kindergarten.

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CO High School Cancels Classes After Threat

Posted: 04/21/2010 - Classes were canceled and students at Westminster High School were searched for weapons before being sent home after administrators found an online threat.

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Racist Graffiti Tags D-49 Playground

Posted: 04/02/2010 - School District 49 officials are responding to complaints by the NAACP about a racial slur that's been spray painted in plain sight of children on the playground of Evans International Elementary School.

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D-11 School Board Approves Preliminary Budget

Updated: 03/10/2010 - Wednesday night, The Board of Education for School District 11 was at it again, talking about slashing the budget to make up for lost state funding.

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D-11 School Board Still Looking at Budget Cuts

Updated: 03/10/2010 - Board members from the largest school district in the area are going line by line, cutting millions of dollars out of next year's budget for Colorado Springs schools.

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Local Boy Wins State Spelling Bee

Updated: 03/08/2010 - It was 13-year-old Brian King's last chance to make it to nationals. 8th grade is the cut-off line for aspiring spellers. King's dream came true just in time.

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In Wake Of Shooting, Parents and Teachers Reminded of Resources

Posted: 02/24/2010 - In the wake of Tuesday's shooting at Deer Creek Middle School, the Colorado Department of Education wants parents, teachers and community members to know there's resources available for safety and procedures at all Colorado schools.

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Cutbacks May Change the Face of So CO Schools

Updated: 02/11/2010 - Millions of dollars from Southern Colorado schools are being chopped from next year’s school budget. District 11 officials say 192 custodians may lose their jobs so the positions can be outsourced.

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The Dangers of Teen Social Networking Addiction

Updated: 02/10/2010 - On average in the U.S., a child between 8 and 18 spends 8 to 11 hours a day communicating or exposed to some sort of media; whether it's cell phones, the Internet or TV, it's virtually every waking moment outside of school. Now parents are trying to assess whether their child is addicted, and what they can do about it.

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D-70 Budget Cuts May Force School Closures

Updated: 02/03/2010 - Another night of unhappy parents in one Southern Colorado school district. That's because Pueblo's District 70 is taking a proactive approach when it comes to expected budget cuts, and that could mean closing down a school.

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