News

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

Education Briefs

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

Education Briefs

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

Education Briefs

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

Teachers, facing low salaries, moonlight

MIAMI – By day, Wade Brosz teaches American history at an A-rated Florida middle school. By night, he is a personal trainer at 24 Hour Fitness.Brosz took the three-night-a-week job at the gym after...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Health, safety council to meet in Durango The Coordinated School Health Services Office of Durango School District 9-R will host its semiannual School Health and Safety Advisory Council meeting...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

DHS paper selected All-Colorado Newspaper The Durango High School paper, El Diablo,recently was selected as a 2010-11 All-Colorado Newspaper by the Colorado High School Press Association....

DATE: Nov. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: