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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

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

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