Exciting times are ahead for families looking to enroll their children in a military academy. After weeks of discussion, a K-12 military academy has been proposed to open near the North Gate of Peterson Air Force Base.
This is exciting for many reasons, but mostly for because Colorado Springs is home to many military families who are looking to send their kids to a military school.
The Colorado Military Academy is scheduled to open on August 14, before the start of the school year. As a charter military school, the academy would operate independently from the public school system with funding from the government. School board chairs are reporting that they have already received 350 letters from parents interested in enrolling…