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First of Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons released from space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The first of Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons finally was released from space Tuesday, 32 years after she died aboard Challenger. NASA and the Challenger Center for Space...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Goo-gle gaga: Parenting in the age of Alexa and her ilk

Hey parents: What if there was a machine that could respond to your kids’ every command, never tiring, even if they ask it to tell jokes for two hours or answer all their homework questions? It’s a...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

5 high schoolers chosen as National Student Poets

NEW YORK – Five teenagers have been selected National Student Poets, a program that will have them serve as ambassadors at everything from literary readings to community service. The poets include...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College to provide English as second language training

The Fort Lewis College School of Education will begin to offer graduate courses and field work for New Mexico’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages endorsement. The TESOL endorsement is...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

What do colleges want? It’s hiding in plain sight

The college application process can seem pretty mysterious to the uninitiated. But what colleges want from their applicants isn’t a secret. Schools telegraph what they’re after in the form of big...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College and San Juan College partner to address area’s teacher shortage

Fort Lewis College and San Juan College in Farmington were awarded more than $1 million from the National Science Foundation to create a program to boost the number of science, technology,...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College Foundation fundraising comes in strong

The Fort Lewis College Foundation raised more than $3.3 million in fiscal year 2018, about $600,000 more than the previous year. The donations are dedicated to scholarships and projects across the...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bid to stop Dolores school board recall is denied

Protest petitions filed against a recall election for two Dolores School board members have been denied, allowing the election to move forward. On July 19, a protest hearing was held to determine...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colleges face petitions, protests to split with ICE

Some colleges are being pressured to cut ties with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement amid public outcries over the separation of migrant families along the nation’s southern border....

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Ruling holds promise for Native American students, advocates say

ALBUQUERQUE – It’s being billed as a landmark ruling that could reshape New Mexico’s education system and how it gets funded. And some advocates and policy experts say Native American students are...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fort Lewis College, Utah school partner for physical therapy doctorate

Fort Lewis College is partnering with a university in Provo, Utah, to offer students a way to earn a doctorate degree in physical therapy. FLC and Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions ...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

1 in 5 teachers holds a second job to make ends meet

FORT COLLINS (AP) – Nicholas Peterson stood in the parking lot of Loveland High School with a crowd of marching band students. It was still early, but the pavement already radiated heat. He told...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

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