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Arizona teachers demanding raise protest at schools

PHOENIX – Thousands of Arizona teachers wearing red shirts and carrying signs protested outside more than a thousand schools Wednesday, demanding higher salaries and better school funding. The...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Online surveys available for Fort Lewis College presidential candidates

Fort Lewis College has created online feedback surveys for community members to comment about the three finalists vying to become the school’s next president. The surveys for each candidate are...

DATE: April 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teachers acquire a new skill: How to stop the bleeding

PLEASANT HILL, Iowa – As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social studies teacher Kari Stafford shook her...

DATE: April 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango schools superintendent remaining with district

Dan Snowberger, superintendent of Durango School District 9-R, is staying in Durango. Snowberger was one of four finalists for the superintendent position with Thompson School District in Loveland....

DATE: April 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arizona tribe: Ruling could help Native students across U.S.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Stephen C. has been taught only math and English at a U.S.-run elementary school for Native American children deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon. Teachers have left midyear,...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Final Fort Lewis College presidential candidate visits campus

Teresa Balser has a soft spot for liberal arts despite her doctorate in soil microbiology and undergraduate degrees in biology and earth sciences. Balser is one of three candidates vying to assume...

DATE: April 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Petition seeks to recall two Dolores School Board members

A petition filed with Montezuma County seeks to recall Dolores School Board President Dee Prock and school board member Vangi McCoy. The petition claims that both school both members have failed to...

DATE: April 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kentucky, Oklahoma teachers rally as rebellion grows

OKLAHOMA CITY – The state Capitol in Kentucky filled with teachers protesting pension changes and demanding generous school funding Monday, and thousands of Oklahoma educators walked out of...

DATE: April 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

‘Fairy godmother’ helps dress Grand Junction area teens for prom

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – After years of helping hundreds of teenage girls find just the right thing to wear to prom, Cheryl Whitehurst has a knack for knowing when they’ve found “the one.” “Their...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Teacher’s experiment aims to reach every student

DENVER (AP) – Sometimes it’s tough for one group of kids to get going in a fifth-grade class at Colorado Springs’ Trailblazer Elementary. “When I get off track, it’s sometimes because it’s loud in...

DATE: April 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

For teachers facing abrasive moms and dads, a lesson in tact

Q: I am a teacher who has parent-teacher conferences with my ninth-graders and their parents. Frequently, these meetings turn into the parent berating the child in front of me, with me wincing and...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Maria Guajardo, Fort Lewis College presidential candidate, visits campus

Maria Guajardo, one of three candidates seeking to become the next president of Fort Lewis College, hugged Katherine Montoya, a senior sociology major, when asked what attracted her to a school...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News