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Durango school board revises public comment policy

For at least the last seven months, when a member of the public commented at Durango School District 9-R’s board meetings, board members had no choice but to hold their tongues. They were...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Unlikely small Lutheran college hot among Jewish students

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – One of the hottest college campuses in the U.S. for Jewish students is also one of the unlikeliest: a small Lutheran school erected around a soaring stone chapel with a cross on...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Sunnyside’s shining achievements

Whatever makes the magic formula for school success, Sunnyside Elementary has discovered it. Last month, the school received two awards to put it in the upper tier of Colorado schools. The school...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Grace offers SAT to home-schoolers Grace Preparatory Academy will be offering SAT testing for all interested home-schooled students from 8 a.m. to noon April 12 and 14. To RSVP, call 385-7544 as...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Big Picture to hold information night The Big Picture Learning Network will hold an information night for parents and students interested in learning more about Durango Big Picture High School...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Feds target college rates

Vice President Joe Biden unveiled an administration plan Tuesday to involve governors directly in efforts to boost college graduation rates while providing millions in financial incentives for...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Survey targets district budget for 2011-12 The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education encourages the community to participate in an online survey about the 2011-12 budget. The results of...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

For the love of music

The notes echoed down the empty hallway, filling its silence with the brassy, sassy sounds of the trumpet. It was 12:05 on a Wednesday afternoon, and Kevin Taylor had started to practice. The...

DATE: March 22, 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.All are welcome. A copy of...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Cuts threaten college access

As a high schooler in Oklahoma, Maleeka Jihad knew she wanted to go to college, but she didn’t know how to get there. Then she entered Upward Bound, an intensive college prep program for high...

DATE: March 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Vocational options key to student success

The current U.S. education system is failing to prepare millions of young adults for successful careers by providing a one-size-fits-all approach, and it should take a cue from its European...

DATE: March 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

N.M. House OKs ban on paddling students

SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico’s public schools could no longer discipline students by paddling them under legislation approved by the House on Tuesday.The bill heads to the Senate, where a similar...

DATE: March 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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