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9-R school board to meet Aug. 23 The Durango School District 9-R School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Aug. 23 in the board room of the administration building, 201 E. 12th St. All are welcome. A copy...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Ohio University top party school

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio University, set in an Appalachian town known for its rowdy Halloween bashes, has been named the nation’s No. 1 party school, pushing the University of Georgia down a slot in...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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9-R school board to hold election The Durango School District 9-R board will hold an election Nov. 1 to fill board vacancies. The election process will begin in August. To be eligible for a school...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

California raises tuition 10%

SAN FRANCISCO – The University of California, one of the country’s largest and most respected higher education systems, raised tuition last week by 9.6 percent for the upcoming school year in...

DATE: July 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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Community college to offer EMT program Southwest Colorado Community College, a division of Pueblo Community College, will offer an Intermediate Emergency Medical Technician program this fall....

DATE: July 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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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

Education Briefs

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

Education Briefs

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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