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Social-emotional learning: Trying to undo what culture taught

The greatest tragedy in America is not the destruction of our natural resources, although that is great. The truly great tragedy is the destruction of our human resources by our failure to utilize...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Wash. district puts buses in back seat

LYNNWOOD, Wash. - Andrew Adams used to ride a yellow bus to school.This year, if he wants to join his classmates at Hilltop Elementary, the 7-year-old must walk a half-mile up and down hills, by a...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Power-sharing deal in Zimbabwe leads to few changes for students

HIGHFIELD, Zimbabwe - Stinking waste flows into the yard from the classroom toilets of B Block. Teachers hold lessons in the shade of trees outside: Much of the schoolroom furniture is piled into...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

SCCC's West campus starts anew

The Southwest Colorado Community College campus in Mancos started the fall semester with a list of upgrades valued at $1 million. Improvements include information-technology infrastructure,...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Other Education Briefs

Mountain lion exhibit opens Saturday The Center of Southwest Studies and the Colorado Division of Wildlife, in partnership with the San Juan Mountains Association, the Southern Ute Tribe, Sorrell...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

9-R Education Briefs

Durango school board meeting rescheduled The Durango School Board of Education meeting scheduled for Aug. 25 has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held Sept. 8.  District families updated on...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Back-to-school fashion is a study of the '60s

NEW YORK - Peace, love and neon. Those are the back-to-school buzzwords for a generation too young to remember those fashion themes the first time around, or even the second.This celebration of...

DATE: July 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Some real-world advice for those who recently graduated

OK, it's been a month since you've all graduated. For all of you "taking a year off" - which pretty much means either doing something cool such as hitchhiking across the country or building a...

DATE: June 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Miller Middle School made 'No Place For Hate'

Miller Middle School recently was designated a "No Place For Hate" location by the Anti Defamation League, one of the first schools on the Western Slope to have achieved this designation.Organizers...

DATE: May 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Our children, our stars, now will belong to everyone

The oceans and lakes and rivers and streams reflect stars on cloudless nights. They wave and shimmer, they dance with the water's movement. If you watch those reflections, where do you go? What do...

DATE: May 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Local VFW recognizes Miller students

Representatives from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post passed out certificates and thanked Miller Middle School students for their words of support Tuesday at the Miller library, and sent one...

DATE: April 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

Meeting of minds

DATE: March 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Education

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