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University president uses calm approach to tackle challenges

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) – When she was a child, Garnett Stokes told her mother she wanted to be an airline stewardess. “That probably reflects my desire to travel,” the 62-year-old University of New...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College developing strategic plan

Increasing responsiveness to community needs and providing students with more relevant avenues of intellectual pursuit are ultimately why Fort Lewis College is developing and writing a strategic...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Government questions unfair student loan practices

NEW YORK – One of the nation’s largest student loan servicing companies may have driven tens of thousands of borrowers struggling with their debts into higher-cost repayment plans. That’s the...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Limiting screen time for your kid? It’s harder than it looks

CHICAGO – It is Saturday morning, and 10-year-old Henry Hailey is up at the crack of dawn. Still in PJs, his microphone-equipped headphones glowing blue in the dim basement, he fixates on the...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Colorado lawmakers think they can still find a school finance fix

Two years ago, Colorado lawmakers established a special committee to dig deep into the state’s complex school finance problems and propose legislation to fix at least some of them. Near the end of...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango School District board member resigns

Joe Kusar, who represents central and south Durango on the Durango School District 9-R board, resigned effective Thursday, and applications to fill the seat are being accepted. Kusar, who was not...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas High School plans for a new home

Animas High School is beginning the process to design a permanent home. This week, the charter school began community meetings with parents, teachers, students, staff members, the board of...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pocket money apps aim to help kids in cashless world

LONDON – For kids growing up in today’s cashless society, the piggy bank is going virtual. Father of two Roland Hall turned to a British startup’s digital pocket money app because his kids were...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Students of color exceed 50 percent at Fort Lewis College

Students of color are now a majority at Fort Lewis College, a demographic mark duly noted but seemingly a natural development at an institution whose mission includes providing a tuition-waived...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Math festival brings 200 students to Fort Lewis College

Cori Davis, 10, a fifth-grader at Park Elementary School, discovered she could connect a bunch of squares to make a wheel “that really spins.” Her partner, Canyon Tucker, 10, a fellow fifth-grader...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College president wants to hear from community

Fort Lewis College President Tom Stritikus wants to hear from community members as he updates the school’s strategic plan. “Since I stepped into my role as Fort Lewis College’s new president in...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Backers of Amendment 73 look to the future as voters reject school funding measure

With Colorado’s third attempt to raise taxes for education going down to defeat, backers of Amendment 73 looked to the future Tuesday. Lisa Weil of Great Education Colorado said that the...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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