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‘How can I be effective?’: Teachers suffering after Michael

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Regina Ferrell, a fourth-grade teacher in Bay County, stood before the local school board this week and pleaded: Please be flexible with teachers returning to classrooms after...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Health insurance costs increase at Durango School District 9-R

Durango School District 9-R will likely be examining about $127,000 in midyear budget cuts in the next several months to cover a shortfall in its health insurance fund. In addition, employees’...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

California schools race sets record for most expensive

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California is again recording the most expensive state superintendent election in history, with a cast of billionaires who are outspending the teachers unions in support of a...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

New Mexico school braces for $10M hit as enrollment declines

ALBUQUERQUE – The president of New Mexico’s flagship university is warning state lawmakers that the University of New Mexico could face as much as a $10 million hit to its budget as fewer students...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Todd Bol, founder of Little Free Library book sharing, dies

HUDSON, Wis. – The Wisconsin man who founded the Little Free Library, a nonprofit that began with a dollhouse-like box of free books in his front yard and ballooned into an international...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

More colleges allow applicants to self-report test scores

HARTFORD, Conn. – Yale and Quinnipiac universities in Connecticut have joined a growing list of schools that have begun allowing applicants to self-report SAT and ACT test scores, rather than...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Prescription for missing your college student: Care-package parties

Eighteen years after Diana Sutera Mow gained an instant family with the arrival of her twins, her Southern California home “became an instant empty nest” when they flew across the country to begin...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

Indigenous Peoples Day, which has been celebrated at Fort Lewis College in place of Columbus Day since 2016, included a Parade of Nations with some Native American students in traditional clothing...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit www.fortlewis.edu scroll down and click on “More Events” to view the complete calendar. Saturday Family Weekend Hike, 8 a.m., Outdoor Pursuits, Student Life Center; cost is $20 and includes...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Walkout teachers now in a drive to win U.S. statehouse posts

Last September, school speech therapist Kathy Hoffman was settling into the new academic year, working with youngsters in her small classroom behind a playground at Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

University of New Mexico professor pay among nation’s lowest

ALBUQUERQUE – Salaries for professors at New Mexico’s largest university rank among the lowest in the nation and school officials have said that is hurting the college’s efforts to retain...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango school board backs statewide tax hike for education

The Durango school board voted 4-0 to endorse passage of a ballot measure that will increase state taxes $1.6 billion annually to fund preschool through high school education across Colorado....

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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