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British students clash with police over tuition fees

LONDON – Hundreds of British students angry about planned tuition increases clashed Tuesday with riot police on the snowy streets of London as part of nationwide protests against the measure. No...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Texting: It’s the new downtime doodling

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – When his professors drone, Dan Kautz whips out his phone.Kautz, a senior at Wilkes University, might send a text message to someone across the room – “I can’t wait to get out of...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

9-R school board to meet Dec. 14 The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. Dec. 14 in the board room in the administration building, 201 E. 12th St.For more...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Economists want end to teachers’ degree bonuses

SEATTLE – Every year, American schools pay more than $8.6 billion in bonuses to teachers with master’s degrees, even though the idea that a higher degree makes a teacher more effective has been...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

9-R school board to meet Dec. 14 The Durango School District 9-R School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Dec. 14 in the 9-R board room of the Administration Building, 201 E. 12th St. All are welcome.9-R...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

NYC’s Bloomberg hires former chief of USA Today

NEW YORK – The new chancellor of the nation’s largest public school system attended Catholic schools as a child, sent her children to a private boarding school and lists her service on a...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

A healthy future

Fort Lewis College students are the first undergraduates in the state to have the opportunity to major in public health. Professors say the major provides students a new way to contribute to the...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Teachers flex their muscles

LOS ANGELES – Four years ago, Francis Parkman Middle School was spiraling downward with plummeting enrollment, abysmal test scores and notoriety for unruliness. Then teachers stepped out of the...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

More Chinese students study in U.S.

PHILADELPHIA – American students are increasingly studying abroad in nontraditional destinations like Chile and Peru, while U.S. universities are hosting a growing number of students from China,...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

9-R records office announces closure The Student Records and Transcript Office will be closed the week of Thanksgiving break from Monday to Nov. 26. The office will reopen Nov. 29. 9-R health...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | 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.Durango...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

News executive to lead NYC public schools

NEW YORK – Mayor Michael Bloomberg named a top publishing executive to head the nation’s largest school system Tuesday after announcing that New York City’s long-term chancellor was stepping...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education