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Gov. Jared Polis says funds identified for full-day kindergarten

State Rep. Barbara McLachlan predicted state funding for full-day kindergarten, one of her main legislative goals, will become a reality during the current session of the Colorado General Assembly....

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Number of homeless students nearly doubles in Durango schools

The number of homeless students in Durango School District 9-R has increased by 63 percent in recent years. During the 2016-17 school year, 68 homeless students were identified in the district, and...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R looks at tight budget for 2019-20

Durango School District 9-R Board of Education members heard about a tight budget situation taking shape for the 2019-20 school year as state lawmakers debate how much aid they’ll provide for...

DATE: March 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College offers scholarships to San Juan College students

Students at San Juan College in Farmington with an associate’s degree and a GPA of 2.75 or higher will be offered scholarships to make up the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition....

DATE: March 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Culinary arts students whip up meal for business leaders

It was a big evening Thursday for Durango High School culinary arts students: They were handed some real responsibility – cooking and serving a dinner for business leaders in town. Not just any...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit www.fortlewis.edu to view complete calendar. Saturday Skyhawks Softball, vs. Black Hills State University, noon to 2 p.m., Aspen Field, cost: free. Science Open House with Speaker Dr....

DATE: March 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Can Fort Lewis College students bring ‘real food’ to campus menu?

Students have worked for years to bring responsibly sourced food to the dining hall at Fort Lewis College, and in the process, are learning the challenges of what it takes to shift an institution....

DATE: March 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District has used its snow days

Durango School District 9-R has used the four snow days it had built into its calendar. If another snow day is required, it will suspend its remaining early release days through the end of the...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit www.fortlewis.edu to view complete calendar. Monday Registration begins, Summer and Fall courses. Tuesday Activity, Indige-Team Building, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Student Union, Ballroom, Room...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Dolores High School awarded for academic growth

Dolores High School has received two state awards in honor of students’ demonstrated academic growth in 2018. The Colorado Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award and the High School Academic...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colleges add cannabis to the curriculum

Grace DeNoya is used to getting snickers when people learn she’s majoring in marijuana. “My friends make good-natured jokes about getting a degree in weed,” said DeNoya, one of the first students...

DATE: March 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

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