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Durango School District 9-R board backs Snowberger in statement

Durango School District 9-R Board of Education members issued a statement backing Superintendent Dan Snowberger after granting an automatic, one-year extension allowing his contract to proceed....

DATE: Jan. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College honors Martin Luther King Jr.

A blustery, cold day with a few flakes of snow in the air didn’t dissuade about 200 students from rallying and marching across campus at Fort Lewis College to honor Martin Luther King Jr. “I...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County grad rates exceed state average

The Colorado Department of Education released 2018 graduation rate data Wednesday, and Montezuma County schools exceeded the state average. Of the three districts, Mancos School District RE-6 had...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

First-year Fort Lewis College students to ski Purgatory, Hesperus free

Ardent skiers have another reason to attend Fort Lewis College: free passes to Purgatory Resort and Hesperus Ski Area for full-time, first-year students. “We’re so grateful for this partnership...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Los Angeles teachers are striking but schools are still open

LOS ANGELES – Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers went on strike Monday for the first time in three decades after contract negotiations failed in the nation’s second-largest school district,...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Animas High School examines two plans for a new home

Animas High School has two conceptual plans to build its permanent facility, and school officials are gathering input from the teachers, staff members, parents, students and community members about...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teacher strike delayed in second-largest U.S. school district

LOS ANGELES – The union representing teachers in Los Angeles, whose 640,000 students make it the nation’s second-largest school district, postponed the start of a strike until Monday because of the...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Online Test Story

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DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit www.fortlewis.edu to view complete calendar. Monday First day of classes, spring semester. Friday Skyhawks Women’s Basketball, vs. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 5:30...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango school board to decide this month whether to extend Dan Snowberger’s contract

Durango School District 9-R Superintendent Dan Snowberger is scheduled to receive a one-year contract extension this month unless the school board decides differently during a mid-year performance...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Online schools free K-12 students from tyranny of the clock

Michele Carver, 17, a Durango student who frequently travels for dance competitions, has found a perfect school to accommodate her trips: Southwest Colorado eSchool, where classes are online, but...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

What will Democratic control of Legislature mean for education?

The Colorado Legislature convenes Friday with Democratic majorities in both chambers and a Democratic governor-elect who made education a key part of his campaign. That doesn’t mean 2019 is going...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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