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Navajo Technical University gets funding for manufacturing school

Navajo Technical University, based in Crownpoint, New Mexico, has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Center for Advanced Manufacturing. The...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board members discuss Needham 911 call in closed session

The Durango School District 9-R board met for more than two hours Tuesday in a closed session to discuss the handling of a call to police last month concerning a district administrator who was...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

University president uses calm approach to tackle challenges

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) – When she was a child, Garnett Stokes told her mother she wanted to be an airline stewardess. “That probably reflects my desire to travel,” the 62-year-old University of New...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College developing strategic plan

Increasing responsiveness to community needs and providing students with more relevant avenues of intellectual pursuit are ultimately why Fort Lewis College is developing and writing a strategic...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Government questions unfair student loan practices

NEW YORK – One of the nation’s largest student loan servicing companies may have driven tens of thousands of borrowers struggling with their debts into higher-cost repayment plans. That’s the...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Limiting screen time for your kid? It’s harder than it looks

CHICAGO – It is Saturday morning, and 10-year-old Henry Hailey is up at the crack of dawn. Still in PJs, his microphone-equipped headphones glowing blue in the dim basement, he fixates on the...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Colorado lawmakers think they can still find a school finance fix

Two years ago, Colorado lawmakers established a special committee to dig deep into the state’s complex school finance problems and propose legislation to fix at least some of them. Near the end of...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango School District board member resigns

Joe Kusar, who represents central and south Durango on the Durango School District 9-R board, resigned effective Thursday, and applications to fill the seat are being accepted. Kusar, who was not...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School plans for a new home

Animas High School is beginning the process to design a permanent home. This week, the charter school began community meetings with parents, teachers, students, staff members, the board of...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pocket money apps aim to help kids in cashless world

LONDON – For kids growing up in today’s cashless society, the piggy bank is going virtual. Father of two Roland Hall turned to a British startup’s digital pocket money app because his kids were...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Students of color exceed 50 percent at Fort Lewis College

Students of color are now a majority at Fort Lewis College, a demographic mark duly noted but seemingly a natural development at an institution whose mission includes providing a tuition-waived...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Math festival brings 200 students to Fort Lewis College

Cori Davis, 10, a fifth-grader at Park Elementary School, discovered she could connect a bunch of squares to make a wheel “that really spins.” Her partner, Canyon Tucker, 10, a fellow fifth-grader...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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