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Judge: California child can take cannabis drug to school

SANTA ROSA, Calif. – A California kindergartner can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school, a judge ruled Friday. The Santa...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit www.fortlewis.edu and click on “See All Events” to view the complete calendar. Saturday Skyhawk’s Football: Black Hills State University vs. Fort Lewis College, noon, Ray Dennison Memorial...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Native American teens stopped on college tour urge changes

ALBUQUERQUE – An attorney for two Native American brothers pulled from a Colorado State University tour earlier this year has demanded the school make policy changes, saying Thursday that campus...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Mancos school board discusses school project, policy

Mancos Elementary School’s $25 million expansion project took center stage Monday night at the Mancos School District RE-6 board meeting The playground continues to be delayed, but owner’s...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado reconsiders its formula for rating schools

The vast majority of Colorado schools and districts get a passing score from state regulators who track their performance. Yet, fewer than half of Colorado third-graders meet state expectations in...

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

Dolores Elementary test scores rebound dramatically

Significant improvement in 2018 state test scores has removed Dolores Elementary School from a Colorado watch list, school officials reported last week. And overall, the Dolores School District...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pueblo Community College Southwest opens campus at Durango High

After tailoring its course offerings to meet community needs – with a focus on early childhood education – Pueblo Community College Southwest has officially opened its new campus at Durango High...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

DeVos to students: Don’t hide behind a Twitter handle

PHILADELPHIA – Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday encouraged students to engage others with respect and not to “be nasty” while hiding behind Twitter handles, leading one student to wonder...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College students seek to boost voter turnout among peers

A group of Fort Lewis College political science students are working to turn around low participation in elections on campus – setting up weekly educational panels on issues and candidates and...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small private college abandons ‘prestige’ tuition pricing

SANTA FE – A private liberal arts college with campuses in New Mexico and Maryland announced Wednesday a $17,000 reduction in its annual tuition, while acknowledging that steady price increases in...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango School District employees may face higher health insurance costs

Higher health insurance costs may be coming to Durango School District 9-R employees as claims are coming in faster than anticipated for the second consecutive year. The district uses a partially...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Broken’ economics for preschool workers, child care sector

SEATTLE – A dire child care workforce crisis amid a booming U.S. economy is compelling many industry players to turn to business tactics more closely resembling Wall Street than “Sesame Street” –...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

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