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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

Boys & Girls Club wins $16,000

March has been good to the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County. Since the beginning of the month, the club has been awarded a total of $16,000 in grants to support its operations and programs.The...

DATE: March 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

9-R school board to meet March 22 The Durango School District 9-R School Board will meet at 5 p.m. March 22 in the board room in the Administration Building, 201 E. 12th St. All are welcome. A copy...

DATE: March 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

FLC provost candidates to visit school this week The final candidates for the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs position at Fort Lewis College will visit the campus this week.The two...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

More schools target fake student addresses

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Kelley Williams-Bolar, alarmed after her home was broken into, yanked her two daughters out of their urban Akron, Ohio, schools and enrolled them in her father’s suburban school...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

N.M. education nominee questioned qualifications

SANTA FE, N.M.– Republican Gov. Susana Martinez’s nominee for public education secretary, Hanna Skandera, faces questions in the Legislature over whether she meets constitutional requirements for...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Minorities sought to study abroad

PHILADELPHIA – When Sade Adeyina’s college roommate started bugging her about studying abroad together, she never thought she could afford a semester in Italy.Yet the friendly peer pressure –...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

How do you say ‘broken arm’ in Spanish?

Students in Fort Lewis College’s Spanish for the Professions class won’t have to wait long to test out what they have learned in class. Beginning next month, the 18 students will go to work for...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

9-R summer academy seeks teachers The 2011 Durango School District 9-R Summer Academy, a summer school program designed for highly motivated students in grades second to sixth, is seeking...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

9-R school board to meet Tuesday The next Durango School District 9-R board meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the board room of the administration building, 201 E. 12th St.All are...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Teachers, school leaders seek unity in Denver

DENVER – The nation’s education chief chastised teachers and their bosses in equal measure Tuesday as he launched what the Obama administration is touting as the first-ever national summit between...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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