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Adult education center receives donation The Durango Adult Education Center announces that it has received a $100,000 donation from the Marc and Jane Katz Family Fund. Started by the founders of...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Teachers, facing low salaries, moonlight

MIAMI – By day, Wade Brosz teaches American history at an A-rated Florida middle school. By night, he is a personal trainer at 24 Hour Fitness.Brosz took the three-night-a-week job at the gym after...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Health, safety council to meet in Durango The Coordinated School Health Services Office of Durango School District 9-R will host its semiannual School Health and Safety Advisory Council meeting...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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DHS paper selected All-Colorado Newspaper The Durango High School paper, El Diablo,recently was selected as a 2010-11 All-Colorado Newspaper by the Colorado High School Press Association....

DATE: Nov. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Durango school board to meet Tuesday The Durango School District 9-R School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the board room of the administration building. A copy of the proposed agenda can be...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Study-abroad programs nudge U.S. students out of ‘bubbles’

Educators are thrilled to see more American college students venturing abroad – perhaps 300,000 this year alone.Now if they can just get them to venture out of the “American bubbles” that can make...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

College costs spiral upward

It’s a kick in the gut even for students and families hardened to bad financial news: Average in-state tuition and fees at four-year public colleges rose another $631 this fall, or 8.3 percent,...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Nutrition gold standard

St. Columba Catholic School is jumping into student nutrition like never before as it goes for the gold medal in the Healthier U.S. School Challenge. Schools across the country can participate in...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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DHS announces AP Scholar Award winners Students at Durango High School have earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards in recognition of their achievement on AP exams.The College Board’s Advanced...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

U.S. students show improvement in math

WASHINGTON – Some progress. Still needs improvement.The nation’s report card on math and reading shows fourth- and eighth-graders scoring their best ever in math and eighth-graders making some...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Superintendent search is topic of survey The Durango School District 9-R School Board of Education is seeking comments about its superintendent search. People may take an online survey at...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Aerospace Design Team participates in forum Adviser Dan Garner and Durango Aerospace Design Team members Katie Dudley, Sean McLaughlin, Colin Mummery and Katy Schneider participated in an...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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