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Colorado reconsiders its formula for rating schools

The vast majority of Colorado schools and districts get a passing score from state regulators who track their performance. Yet, fewer than half of Colorado third-graders meet state expectations in...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos school board discusses school project, policy

The Mancos School District RE-6 board discussed a wide array of construction and policy issues at its meeting Monday night. Not surprisingly, the school’s $25 million expansion project took center...

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

Dolores Elementary test scores rebound dramatically

Significant improvement in 2018 state test scores has removed Dolores Elementary School from a Colorado watch list, school officials reported last week. And overall, the Dolores School District...

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

Lenneta Shull appointed to Dolores school board

After re-enacting a discussion previously held in an illegal executive session, the Dolores RE-4A School Board again appointed Lenneta Shull to fill a vacant board seat during their regular meeting...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mistake nullifies Dolores school board appointment

An improper executive session held by the Dolores RE-4A School Board has nullified a board appointment, reports Superintendent Phil Kasper. The mistake came after interviews of several candidates...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Third of New Mexico teachers get highest ratings

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The number of high-performing public school teachers in New Mexico has increased, according to results from annual evaluations released Monday by the state Public Education...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Fort Lewis College’s new president launches a listening tour

Tom Stritikus is beginning his tenure as president of Fort Lewis College playing to a strength: listening. Stritikus is in the middle of a listening tour during his first weeks on campus. He...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Colorado students show gains in literacy on 2018 state tests

More than half of all Colorado students in third through eighth grades continue to fall below state expectations in reading, writing and math, according to results of state tests students took this...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Juniper School breaks down age barriers by mixing classes

A teacher at The Juniper School in Durango might help a student in the morning, but in the afternoon, the assistance might come from a classmate, maybe a grade ahead or another student who has a...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community college kicks off school year

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan String Band to perform at Cortez Public Library

The Journal The San Juan String Band is scheduled to perform at the Cortez Public Library on Sept. 5 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. on early release Wednesday. The band will help the library launch its...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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