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6 college-money lessons you didn’t learn in high school

High school may have prepared you for college academically, but you may be less ready to handle your money, especially if you need student loans. More than two-thirds of college students at all...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

New Mexcio candidate would replace teacher evaluations

SANTA FE – Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce said Thursday he would immediately suspend New Mexico’s embattled teacher evaluation system if elected. He said educators are being judged...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Colorado schools board omits gun benefits in standards

DENVER – Colorado’s Board of Education has rejected a proposal to have 4th grade students discuss potential benefits of guns. The board voted 4-3 Wednesday to reject standards requiring students to...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Science Says: What happens when researchers make mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes, but when scientists do, the remedy goes far beyond saying you’re sorry. Two fresh examples show how some journals and universities react when the need arises to set the...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Cortez School District gets community input on mill levy issue

Leaders of the Montezuma-Cortez School District met with stakeholders on Thursday to plan for a second try at passing a mill levy increase. Ballot Measure 3B, which would have funded staff salary...

DATE: June 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Escalante Middle School names honor students

Escalante Middle School announced honor roll students for the 2018 spring semester: Sixth grade Derian Aguilar, Leia Albrecht, Riley Belt, Hannah Belvin, Madison Bleger, Jake Burdick, Carolena...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

School safety panel will not look at guns, DeVos says

WASHINGTON – The federal school safety commission set up after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school will not examine the role of guns in school violence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos...

DATE: June 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Parkland students to make bus tour to register young voters

PARKLAND, Fla. – A day after graduating, a group of Florida high school shooting survivors announced they’ll spend their summer crisscrossing the country, expanding their grass-roots activism from...

DATE: June 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

2 Durango High School academic stars recognized

Here’s a couple of secrets for academic success for entering freshmen at Durango High School: Work hard early in the year to build up a grade cushion when burnout strikes later in the year. Develop...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petitions to recall 2 Dolores School Board members resubmitted

Petitions to recall Dolores School District Re-4A Board President Dee Prock and board member Vangi McCoy were resubmitted on Thursday, the Montezuma County Clerk and Recorder’s Office reported....

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

YouTube tops teen social media, as Facebook fades

NEW YORK – YouTube is dominating social media use among teenagers, as Facebook fades from popularity, according to a new survey. A Pew Research Center survey shows that 85 percent of U.S. teens,...

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Gender-bending, time-traveling pronouns: A history

NEW YORK – On college campuses and in workplaces, across social media and in deference to non-binary people, gender-neutral pronouns are more than just a new wave of political correctness. They’re...

DATE: June 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education