School supply demands multiply

NEW YORK – Like millions of other parents this time of year, I’m about to embark on the annual scavenger hunt known as back-to-school shopping.I thought this dreadful ritual would get easier when...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

N.M. governor attacks GOP claims

ALBUQUERQUE – Gov. Bill Richardson took his first steps into this fall’s gubernatorial election on Friday, firing off a pointed criticism of Republican nominee Susana Martinez over her remarks from...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

New Jersey town preparing to close all of its libraries

CAMDEN, N.J. – The library board in Camden, one of the nation’s poorest cities, is preparing to close all three of its libraries by the end of the year, saying its funding has been slashed so...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Immigration law may have cut school attendance

PHOENIX (AP) — At least one school official suspects the state’s immigration law is contributing to reduced enrollment in Phoenix-area classrooms.The expected number of students at two districts...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Lawmakers, educators ready for education funding fight

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers and educators say they plan to fight a proposal by the state Board of Education to adopt new teaching standards Monday to compete for “Race to the Top” education...

DATE: July 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Miller Middle School announces students who were named to the honor roll: Sixth grade: Cameron Barnhardt, William Berger, Christopher Blevins, Sara Bowlby, Lily-Finn Burdick, Kyla Candelaria,...

DATE: June 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Brief

Timberline Academy announces graduatesColorado Timberline Academy, a private high school located north of Durango, held its 35th commencement exercises in an outdoor ceremony May 30. Diplomas were...

DATE: June 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Durango school offices announce summer hoursThe Durango School District 9-R will hold the following summer hours beginning June 7:•The central office will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday...

DATE: May 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Learning by laptop

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - Next fall, University High School will become the first central Illinois school to provide aportable computer for every student.The Illinois State University laboratory school...

DATE: May 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Iowa schools mirror trend to learn Arabic

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Arabic is the fastest-growing foreign language taught at U.S. colleges and universities, a trendmirrored at the University of Iowa.Enrollment in Arabic classes grew 127 percent...

DATE: April 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

'Real world' training

Imagine this: you have two pipe cleaners, four rubber bands, two pencils, one piece of paper, four mailing labels andone 12-inch piece of string.Your challenge: using these materials, you and your...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Latino students see success at Western Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. - Cristal Sandoval says she's on course to become the first person in her family to earn a collegedegree, in part because of the financial support, tutoring and guidance she's...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

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