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Getting smarter costs more

When those college tuition bills come in, be prepared for sticker shock.The average tuition at a four-year public university climbed 15 percent between 2008 and 2010, fueled by state budget cuts...

DATE: June 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Driver-education classes available Four Corners Safety Association will offer its next 30-hour driver-education classes during summer break – June 25-28 and Aug. 13-16. Classes also will take place...

DATE: June 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Nutrition department accepting bids The Durango School District 9-R Student Nutrition Department announces an invitation to bid on bakery items for the district.Bids must be addressed to Durango...

DATE: June 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education briefs

Fort Lewis College students present research projects These Fort Lewis College students presented research projects at FLC’s Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 19:Kristina Bell of Durango...

DATE: June 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Local students named to FLC dean’s list These local students have been named to Fort Lewis College’s Dean’s List for the Winter 2012 semester:Durango: Kimberly Allen, Hari Baumbach, Meghan Braun,...

DATE: June 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Report: More students taking science, math

MIAMI – More high school students are enrolling in math and science classes and seeking online learning opportunities. Fewer want or are able to find jobs while in school. Those are just some of...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

9-R school board to meet June 5 The Durango School District 9-R School Board will meet at 7 p.m. June 5 in the board room in the administration building. A copy of the proposed agenda can be found...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Michael Sproul graduates from technical college Michael Ramsey Sproul recently graduated magna cum laude from Lincoln College of Technology in Denver, achieving an Associate of Occupational Studies...

DATE: May 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Durango school board to meet June 5 The Durango School District 9-R School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. June 5 in the board room of the administration building. A copy of the proposed agenda can be...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Free bicycles keep girls in school

RAMPUR SINGHARA, India – The daily trip to high school was expensive, long and eventually, too much for Indian teenager Nahid Farzana, who decided she was going to drop out. Then, the state...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Dogs relieve students’ stress

ATLANTA – Just down the hall from the reference desk at Emory University’s law library in a room housing antique legal texts is Stanley the golden retriever puppy, barking his head off.Stanley...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango counselors say cut will hurt kids

Durango High School’s counseling department is decrying an imminent downsizing that it says will hobble the department and hurt upperclassmen.At last week’s Durango school board, Sarah Wright,...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Education

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