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Cortez Adult Education Center starts fall ESL and GED classes on Aug. 27

The Journal The Cortez Adult Education Center will start fall English as a Second Language and GED/High School Equivalency classes on Aug. 27. Class registration will be Tuesdays, starting Aug. 7...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 58 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Camp offers up-close look at American history

In Middleburg, Virginia, students from across the country find a home in a 35-day history camp. The camp, named the National History Academy (NHA), offers a history curriculum with classroom...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 46 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Education

President Dee Prock resigns from Dolores school board

Dee Prock, president of the Dolores school board, has resigned in the midst of a recall election effort against her. In April, critics targeted Prock and fellow board member Vangi McCoy for a...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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: Education

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: Business

Mancos school district provides update on construction project

Overall safety and timely completion of initial roadwork at Mancos School District RE-6 construction project highlighted a public presentation during the school board meeting Thursday. Three...

DATE: July 25, 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 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local 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

Fort Lewis College professor gets $100k to study bee die-offs

Fort Lewis College Associate Professor of Chemistry Bill Collins has been awarded $103,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study and combat honeybee die-offs. Collins and his students...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trinity Lutheran Preschool receives grant for playground

The Trinity Lutheran Preschool was awarded an Early Childhood Health Outdoors Seed Grant from the Denver-based nonprofit Qualistar Colorado. According to a news release, ECHO Seed Grant sites...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores school board OKs $13.4 million budget, hires dean

The Dolores school board met in a special meeting Tuesday to set a date for its board retreat, approve the preliminary 2018-2019 budget and vote on hiring a dean of students. The board unanimously...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

With fundraising complete, Fort Lewis College set to buy rafting company

Fort Lewis College students, faculty and staff soon will have access to rafting permits on the Rio Chama and San Juan rivers in New Mexico and the Salt River in Arizona. The Fort Lewis College...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News