Education funding cut sees 10 new school buildings halted

A Department of Education (DE) spokesperson said that £150m of that funding is now no longer available. A DE spokesperson said that any remaining Fresh Start funding will still allow nine new build projects currently in construction contract to be completed and said that no building work will be stopped.

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Data show that many college grads are underemployed, spending years in jobs that don’t utilize their education. CBS Colorado team members got together with other volunteers for a build of “Girls thINC Outside the Box” activity kits through Girls Inc. of Metro Denver. The funeral home owner wanted on a warrant out of Denver on charges including abuse of a corpse, forgery and theft, has been arrested. updated 31M ago 3 University of Wyoming swim team members die in Colorado car crash Three students from the University of Wyoming who died on Thursday in a car crash in Larimer County have been identified. They were members of the university’s swim and dive team. updated 44M ago CDOT: 70+% pedestrian fatalities in Colorado happen during dark conditions According to CDOT, pedestrian fatalities reached a record high in 2023, representing 18.6% of Colorado’s total roadway deaths. The funeral home owner wanted on a warrant out of Denver on charges including abuse of a corpse, forgery and theft, has been arrested. updated 31M ago 3 University of Wyoming swim team members die in Colorado car crash Three students from the University of Wyoming who died on Thursday in a car crash in Larimer County have been identified. They were members of the university’s swim and dive team. updated 44M ago CDOT: 70+% pedestrian fatalities in Colorado happen during dark conditions According to CDOT, pedestrian fatalities reached a record high in 2023, representing 18.6% of Colorado’s total roadway deaths. Nikola Jokic recorded another triple-double on Thursday night. It was the Denver Nuggets star’s first-ever triple-double in a game against the Washington Wizards. Nathan MacKinnon recorded an assist at Ball Arena, which means the Avalanche star now has at least a point in all 27 of Colorado’s home games this season.

81-year-old Greensburg veteran gifted laptop to continue his education

An 81-year-old veteran from Greensburg was gifted a laptop so he can fulfill his dream of going back to college. Air Force veteran Paul Svetahor got his wish for a laptop granted thanks to the Westmoreland County chapter of the national nonprofit Twilight Wish Foundation.