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Tory Scott awarded scholarship Tory Scott of Durango has been awarded a scholarship at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Scott, a member of the class of 2015, received a Denison Founders...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Judge refuses to block Ind. voucher program

INDIANAPOLIS – A judge Monday declined to halt Indiana’s broad new school voucher program, saying the law was “religion-neutral” and likely to be upheld.The measure passed this year by the...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

9-R school board to meet Tuesday 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. All are welcome. A copy of...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Jamie Berghorn graduates from Mines Jamie Berghorn graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in May with a degree in petroleum engineering and a minor in economics and business.She attended...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Feds, states accuse for-profit college of breaking law

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration and four states are accusing a private, for-profit college of illegally paying recruiters to enroll students in an $11 billion fraud, the latest action in a...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

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 9-R board room in the administration building, 201 E. 12th St. All are welcome. A...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

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

Education Briefs

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

Education Briefs

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

Education briefs

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

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