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Durango School District 9-R presents bleak budget picture to public

Residents within Durango School District 9-R boundaries were given a look at the difficult budgetary alternatives in this COVID-19-marred year and asked to provide feedback about what paths they...

DATE: May 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 hours 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R expects to lose 15% of its state funding

Durango School District 9-R is expecting to take a 15% reduction in state funding next school year as the state grapples with lost tax revenue after COVID-19 restrictions brought the economy to a...

DATE: May 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District to more than double preschool rates

With state health guidelines for COVID-19 reducing the number of preschool children in a classroom to no more than 10, the cost for a child at Durango School District 9-R’s preschool is set to more...

DATE: May 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

DHS graduation plan didn’t meet state public health orders

Durango High School’s plan for an in-person commencement for the Class of 2020 in spring or summer did not meet statewide public health orders, according to a review by San Juan Basin Public...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Without schools, how are students accessing counseling?

As public schools and colleges move to remote learning to minimize the spread of the novel coronavirus, students and counselors are faced with a new challenge: How do students access school-based...

DATE: May 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R explores offering more distance learning

New learning models providing more at-home and online options will be explored by Durango School District 9-R after a survey discovered 800 of 1,100 responding parents are interested in integrating...

DATE: May 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R’s budget picture darkens

Durango School District 9-R declared a fiscal emergency Tuesday as estimates of state revenues decline with COVID-19 restrictions squeezing tax collections. Members of the school board were given...

DATE: May 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango school board reflects on its role in job cuts

Durango school board members conducted a 1½ hour special board meeting Tuesday reflecting on how they could have better handled a proposal to cut nine jobs from schools next school year. The...

DATE: May 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R exploring small-group learning sessions

Durango School District 9-R is beginning to explore offering small-group learning sessions and recreational opportunities for some students as summer approaches with COVID-19 restrictions likely to...

DATE: May 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R board to review job cuts

Nine positions at Durango schools recommended for elimination next school year will be reviewed by the 9-R Board of Education to see if members agree with the proposed job cuts. Instead of...

DATE: April 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School commencement officially postponed

The regularly scheduled Durango High School graduation, set for May 22, was officially postponed Tuesday, and the Durango Board of Education heard an update about plans to move ceremonies into...

DATE: April 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District may postpone $90M to $120M bond question to 2021

Economic damages from the novel coronavirus crisis might claim one more victim: Durango School District 9-R’s plan to ask voters for approval of between $90 million to $120 million in bonds. The...

DATE: April 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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