Education

Couple to open Goddard School in Berkeley with $3M SBA loan

In July David and Allison McMurtry started renovating 1914-era Robert Steele Gymnasium in Berkeley into a Goddard School. The 12,000-square-foot, mission-style building sits at West 39th Avenue and King Street and was originally built as a community center for North Denver.

DC card craze deals in Lakewood school

A U.S. geography card game for kids — which is played in tournaments around D.C. — got some table time in a Lakewood school on Tuesday.

Mines awarded $2.5M for new lab

To test aerospace technology made from increasingly popular 3-D printers, the Colorado School of Mines is opening a new lab, with help from a recent state grant and a group of big-name corporate partners.

New CU Denver fundraising head turns eye to alumni

After helping bring in a $5.5 million gift from J.P. Morgan, a CU Denver director is hoping to build the school’s relationship with its alumni and hopefully bring in more individual donations.

Auraria Campus digging into $6.5M quad

The college campus hub is planning a new spot for students to gather, replacing athletic fields with a large quad next to its student center.

Parents gear after-school startup toward techy kids

Noticing a glitch in their tech-savvy son’s prototypical after-school activities, an area couple is launching an after-school education center that will teach kids, and eventually adults, skills in coding, robotics and more.

Nonprofit school to begin new chapter in Aurora

With hundreds of families hoping for a spot in a nonprofit school system for children with disabilities, the organization is starting a $3 million project to add a new location in Aurora.

DU school reaches new heights

Construction crews last week topped out a new $23 million addition on DU’s campus with the installation of a blue tile spire.