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DHS students advance in math competition Durango High School juniors Katie Dudley, Sam Kater and J.P. Skeath performed in the first round of the University of Northern Colorado Mathematics...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Durango announces holiday schedule All Durango School District 9-R schools will be closed for the holiday break from Dec. 19 to 30.The administrative building will be open to the public Dec. 19, 20...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Justin Boyd receives master’s degree Fort Lewis College alumnus Justin Rudolph Boyd has earned a master’s degree in American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona. Boyd received the 2010-11...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Innovative collaboration

Big Picture High School will graduate its first batch of seniors in May. But before they get their diplomas, students must produce final projects that benefit community organizations, and a new...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Drug war hits Texas schools

EL PASO, Texas – The classroom falls silent as the teacher explains that victims of violence go through specific psychological stages in the aftermath of an attack. Most of these students, though,...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Big expansion, big questions for Teach for America

MIAMI – In a distressed neighborhood north of Miami’s gleaming downtown, a group of enthusiastic but inexperienced instructors from Teach for America is trying to make progress where more veteran...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Motives of foreign student recruiters questioned

COLUMBIA, Mo. – As American universities welcome ever-greater numbers of international students, some professors and admissions counselors are questioning the motives of the very professionals who...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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DHS speech, debate team places at Grand Junction meet Durango High School Speech and Debate team announces that these students placed at the Grand Junction speech meet: Ryan Mull, third place in...

DATE: Nov. 26, 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 in the administration building, 201 E. 12th St. A copy of the proposed...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Armenia moves to bring chess obsession into classrooms

YEREVAN, Armenia – Tiny Armenia is a big player in world chess, and a new gambit could make it even bigger: mandatory chess in school.The click-clack of chess pieces is being heard around the...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

20 people accused in college-exam scandal

GREAT NECK, N.Y. – At least 20 current or former high school students from an affluent New York suburb of high achievers have been charged in a widening college entrance exam cheating scandal that...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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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

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