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As schools cut budgets, counselors feel a pinch

COOPER CITY, Fla. – Roslyn Wagner’s tone shifts from cheerful to concerned as she looks through the grades of the teenage boy seated before her.“There’s no reason for this,” the guidance counselor...

DATE: June 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Ignacio student is All-American Scholar The United States Achievement Academy announces that Tori Archuleta from Ignacio has been named an All-American Scholar.All-American Scholars must earn a 3.3...

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Student visa program: New rules, same problems

JACKSON, Miss. – The State Department is publicly acknowledging that one of its most popular exchange programs leaves foreign college students vulnerable to exploitation, but it’s unclear if new...

DATE: June 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Durango Emblem Club awards scholarships The Durango Emblem Club has announced three scholarship recipients. Each recipient will receive $500.Michael Mestas of Ignacio will attend Colorado State...

DATE: June 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Ecalante announces honor-roll students Escalante Middle School announces that these students were named to the honor roll for the third trimester of 2010-2011:b Sixth grade: Jassana Baizel, Hayllie...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

U.S. students’ knowledge of history weak, test shows

U.S. students don’t know much about American history.Just 13 percent of high school seniors who took the 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress, called the Nation’s Report Card, showed a...

DATE: June 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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9-R 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, 201 E. 12th St. All are welcome. A copy...

DATE: June 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Certification money available for teachers The Colorado Department of Education’s Office of Professional Services and Educator Licensing has a limited availability of scholarships to support...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Pool of money shrinks for education innovation

SEATTLE – The federal government is trying to make it easier to apply for one of its grants for innovative ideas to improve education, but with budget cuts there’s a lot less money to give away...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Jessie Long graduates in Lubbock Lubbock Christian University, located in Lubbock, Texas, held commencement exercises in May and among those graduating was Durango resident Jessie Long, daughter of...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Durango school board will meet Tuesday The Durango School District 9-R Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the 9-R Board Room in the Administration Building. All are welcome. A copy of the...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Hands-on education Nontraditional approach helps agriculture program at DHS

At first glance, the students on Durango High School’s FFA agricultural mechanics team don’t seem to have much in common.Tyler Campbell wears beat-up skater shoes and a fitted hat, Brandon Little...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education