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Mariah Connor receives scholarship Mariah Connor, a 2011 graduate of Durango High School-FFA, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by New Country Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Inc. and Ford Motor Co....

DATE: July 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Mountain Middle School gets wired

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

More Hispanics finishing school

MIAMI – A higher percentage of young Hispanic adults is finishing high school, and the number attending a two-year college has nearly doubled during the last decade, according to census data.The...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Discovery Museum announces events The Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio, will hold these events:The “Discovery Kids Smart Art” program will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. every...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Yale University raises $4B, plans to expand

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yale University has raised $3.88 billion amid tough economic times, finishing the largest fundraising campaign in its history that will help pay for its biggest expansion in...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Elizabeth Schell named to dean’s list Elizabeth R. Schell, a member of the Class of 2014 at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, was named to the dean’s list for her outstanding academic achievement...

DATE: July 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Report compares college costs

Looking for a college bargain? Try any of nine University of Puerto Rico campuses, where annual tuition hovers at or below $2,000.Counting pennies? Avoid Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, a private...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Jazmin Stoner named to dean’s list Jazmin Stoner of Durango has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I. Stoner is a senior majoring in applied...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Ignacio to hold athletic physicals The Ignacio School District will hold athletic physicals from 8 to 11 a.m. July 29 at Ignacio Junior High School, 85 County Road 320.The physicals will be for...

DATE: June 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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