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Colleges turn cooking oil into biodiesel fuel

DAYTON, Ohio - Forgive the students at Sinclair Community College if they get the munchies when they pass the tractors that cut grass, blow leaves or sweep snow on campus: Oil that once cooked...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

District 9-R considers modified school calendar

Durango School District 9-R wants parents, students and teachers to help decide the school calendar for 2009-10.The district is considering whether it wants to keep to its traditional calendar or...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Financial aid tough to get in bad economy

CHICAGO - Finding financial aid for college this year promises to be tougher than any final exam.The quest for money that begins for students and parents every January has taken on new urgency in...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango High School to start safety program

Durango School District 9-R is launching a program with state officials to improve safety in local schools.District 9-R was chosen as one of three sites for a pilot program run jointly by the...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Life's painful moments can offer students invaluable lesson

It's the Sunday before this column is due and I'm in my apartment. The sun is shining. The apartment is clean. The only sound is that of the clothes dryer - yeah, my clothes are clean, too.I'm...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

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