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Junk food common at elementary schools

CHICAGO – Junk food remains plentiful at the nation’s elementary schools despite widespread efforts to curb childhood obesity, a new study suggests.Between 2006 and 2010, nearly half of public and...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango pursues new learning methods

After watching three Durango elementary schools begin the process to become International Baccalaureate schools, Miller Middle School and one of Durango High School’s small learning communities...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Labyrinth in the snow

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Escalante students named to Honor Band These Escalante Middle School students recently were selected through an audition process to participate in the Fort Lewis College Honor Band: Vanessa Begay,...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

9-R’s annual report available online Durango School District 9-R’s 2010-11 Annual Report is available online at communications.durangoschools.org/annual-report.Every year, the Colorado Department...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Durango school board to meet Tuesday The Durango School District 9-R School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 9-R board room in the administration building. All are welcome. A copy of the...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Bayfield begins working on new strategic plan

The Bayfield School District is beginning a months-long strategic planning process, and it’s looking to the community for help. The district held its first public brainstorming workshop on Saturday...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Recession hinders preschool growth

WASHINGTON – The expansion in public prekindergarten programs has slowed and even been reversed in some states as school districts cope with shrinking budgets. As a result, many 3- and 4-year-olds...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Getting fit, from the top down

Across the country, parents, educators and legislators are focusing on getting kids moving. Now, administrators at the Ignacio and Bayfield school districts are trying to encourage teachers and...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Brief

FLC graduate Sara Bombaci receives research fellowship for CSU study Fort Lewis College alumna Sara Bombaci, currently a graduate student at Colorado State University, was awarded a National...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

9-R board to hold work session Tuesday The Durango School District 9-R School Board will hold a work session at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Durango High School library. Board members will meet with...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

In Louisiana, the demand for French education surges

NEW ORLEANS – The wave of Hispanics who flooded the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina doesn’t appear to have dampened Louisiana families’ demand for their children to get a French education....

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

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