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Support group for parents available The Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted parent support group sponsored by the Durango School District 9-R Gifted and Talented Program is seeking members....

DATE: Feb. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

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Animas High School announces events Animas High School’s second annual Sports Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 21 at the Boys and Girls Club.Donations of sporting equipment are being...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

9-R meetings to address superintendent search Durango School District 9-R has scheduled these School/Community Input Meetings on Feb. 27 about the search for a new superintendent. Community members...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Wealthy colleges awash in cash

For the 99 percent of colleges, it was a pretty good fundraising year. For the 1 percent of super-wealthy elite, it was a much better one that catapulted them even farther ahead of the pack.The...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

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

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