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Posts By Sara Knuth

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From Pitts to Art: Turning a troubled middle school into an arts-focused school
1 year ago

From Pitts to Art: Turning a troubled middle school into an arts-focused school

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Classrooms at the Pueblo Academy of Arts were a lot harder to fill three years ago than they are today.

Back then, the academy was known as Pitts Middle School …
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Marketing School Choice: A look at how Pueblo City Schools markets their schools
1 year ago

Marketing School Choice: A look at how Pueblo City Schools markets their schools

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Pueblo City Schools, for the past few months, has been working to sell parents on schools with specialties.

As a district that’s evolving in the face of an accountability …
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Staying Home for College: Scholarships keep high-achieving students in Pueblo
1 year ago

Staying Home for College: Scholarships keep high-achieving students in Pueblo

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Before Colorado State University-Pueblo junior Sarah Mize knew about the scholarship that would determine where she spent her college years, she was planning to attend the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs.


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Remaining Honor of the United States Colored Troops
1 year ago

Remaining Honor of the United States Colored Troops

Four men in unmarked graves in Pueblo had been dead for years, generations even, before someone realized who they were. Their lives, forgotten through the decades, existed only in records …
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A College Degree, Funded by Pot
1 year ago

A College Degree, Funded by Pot

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College-bound students in Pueblo will be able to benefit from taxes on legal marijuana grow operations starting in 2017.

In November, Pueblo voters approved an excise tax on marijuana cultivators …
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Educating the Front of the Class
1 year ago

Educating the Front of the Class

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Just before students in Pueblo returned to school this year, reports said District 60 was facing a hiring crisis. Thirteen teaching positions remained open two weeks before classes started and …
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Sustainable Beginnings for the Steel City
2 years ago

Sustainable Beginnings for the Steel City

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Five years ago, as sustainability was emerging as a trend in the marketplace, professors at Colorado State University-Pueblo were looking at ways to integrate it into the curriculum. Their efforts …
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The Dropout Safety Net
2 years ago

The Dropout Safety Net

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In mid-August, just a few weeks before school started, a small group of District 60 educators were working diligently to reopen a previously abandoned school that, three years ago, was …
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Coming lows for the highest town
2 years ago

Coming lows for the highest town

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The drive to the small mountain town of Leadville from either side of Highway 24 will eventually lead to a series of grand old buildings, which, years ago, hosted the …
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Intended cuts
2 years ago

Intended cuts

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When Colorado lawmakers rejected a bill to help fund the Colorado Family Planning Initiative in April, they halted the most successful teen pregnancy prevention program in the nation. The CFPI …
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