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Shop with the cops

The toy aisles of Walmart were crowded with law enforcement of all sorts Saturday morning for the annual Shop with the Cops event. The event is sponsored by the Montezuma-Cortez High School...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gun discovered in Montezuma-Cortez High School locker

A Montezuma-Cortez High School student brought a gun to school Tuesday, according to a letter sent by school district officials later that night. District staff members and Cortez police officials...

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

Pueblo Community College nursing program holds graduation

It was not an easy road for many students in the LPN-to-RN program at Pueblo Community College, but when they walked across the stage Friday evening for their pinning ceremony, it was with heads...

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

Dolores school district delays decision on construction funding

The Dolores school board voted Thursday night to forgo applying for the Building Excellent Schools Today grant this winter, giving the district more time to decide about the future of its school...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four ways to change Colorado’s school funding formula

The Colorado Sun Colorado’s 25-year-old school funding formula is one step closer to a makeover, but lawmakers are still pinning down exactly how changes might would impact the state’s 178 school...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

Teaching climate change a tricky endeavor in politically charged world

At Durango’s schools, it’s up to students to decide whether climate change is real. “Naming climate change as a thing, you won’t see that anywhere stated explicitly,” said Leanne Garcia, director...

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

Mancos school board talks track use, mill levy, more

The Mancos school board held its last meeting of 2019 on Monday, wrapping up the year with talks on the new district facilities, project-based learning initiatives, and more. It also marked the...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College re-examines its past

The symbolic heart of Fort Lewis College, the Clock Tower, presents a series of panels highlighting the school’s history – panels that have drawn scrutiny in recent years for seemingly glossing...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Does Fort Lewis College’s sexual harassment policy restrict free speech?

A study of more than 400 colleges released this week called into question Fort Lewis College’s sexual harassment policy, saying it restricts students’ right to free speech. FLC’s sexual harassment...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pleasant View Elementary receives Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award

Pleasant View Elementary School is one of nearly 100 elementaries in Colorado to earn the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award this year. Schools earn the award by demonstrating significant...

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

School district, community respond to 4A’s failure

The Re-1 school district’s proposed tax increase failed this November, and the district is trying to figure out how to move forward in its push to attract and retain teachers. Ballot Measure 4A...

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

Dolores campus decision postponed

The future of the Dolores schools campus remains up in the air, although the deadline for a large state facilities grant is fast-approaching. The Dolores School District Re-4A is looking at either...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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