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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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DATE: Jan. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Kansas teen to get high school, Harvard diplomas in same month

ULYSSES, Kan. – A 16-year-old Kansas boy will soon earn his high school diploma – and a few days later he’ll travel to Harvard to collect his bachelor’s degree. Ulysses High School senior Braxton...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango School District gets $521,000 security grant

Durango School District 9-R will receive $521,711 in a state SAFER grant to buy communication equipment and enact staff training to integrate the equipment into existing emergency operations and...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores School board gets good news, bad news

The Dolores Re-4a School District has received two awards from the Colorado Department of Education for student performance on state tests. Superintendent Phil Kasper announced that Dolores High...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School Superintendent Dan Snowberger explains Needham incident

Durango School District Superintendent Dan Snowberger told the school board Wednesday that a 911 call involving the district’s public information officer, Julie Popp, came after school hours on a...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District explains notification effort after bomb threats

Durango School District 9-R sent an initial notice about 3:30 p.m. Monday to families that were affected by bomb threats made to Park, Needham and Riverview elementary schools, said Julie Popp, the...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Child abuse climbs after Friday report cards, study says

Child abuse increases the day after school report cards are released – but only when kids get their grades on a Friday, a study in Florida suggests. The curious finding startled researchers, who...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

More sleep in Seattle: Later school start helps kids get more rest

SEATTLE – High school students are getting more sleep in Seattle, say scientists studying later school start times. Teenagers wore activity monitors to find out whether a later start to the school...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

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