Webster University gets $10 million gift

St. Louis-based nonprofit Webster University, which has two campuses in Colorado Springs, has received a $10 million donation from former U.S. Ambassador George H. Walker III. The gift is the largest single donation in Webster’s 92-year history. Walker cited Webster’s “tremendous international outreach” as the motivation for the donation. “Having served abroad in Hungary for […]

CSAP results a blow to economic development

Reports today that Colorado’s K-12 schools aren’t making progress do not bode well for the state’s economic development efforts. According to the 2007 Colorado Student Assessment Program results released yesterday, one-third of students cannot read adequately and nearly half are below standards in math, with 70 percent of 10th-graders below proficiency in arithmetic. Colorado Springs […]

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