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Teacher shortage town halls kick off Wednesday in Ridgway

DENVER – The state’s departments of Education and Higher Education will hold the first in a series of town halls Wednesday in Ridgway to learn what’s driving down enrollment and graduation rates of...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Teacher shortage crisis highlighted in Colorado

DENVER – Education leaders met in Denver last week Tuesday to highlight a growing crisis around teacher shortages, especially in rural Colorado. In 2014, only 1,000 teachers graduated from Colorado...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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High-tech and scheduling glitches linger at new M-CHS

It’s been seven weeks since the new Montezuma-Cortez High School opened its doors, but teachers and students remain disconnected from some of its state-of-the-art technology. High school junior...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Students, teachers rate new M-CHS in survey

After two weeks inside the new Montezuma-Cortez High School, the reviews are mixed among teachers and students. In a limited six-question survey, students and teachers agreed that the windows in...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Re-1 teachers visit Ute tribe

In the Ute language, Towaoc, pronounced TOW-ay-ock, translates into English as “thank you.” That’s according to Ute Mountain Ute Chairman Manuel Heart, who thanked each of the 33 new...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

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Teachers’ excitement builds for new M-CHS

Can the new Montezuma-Cortez High School lead to additional community involvement and greater academic success? “Change is good,” said veteran social studies teacher Raymond Harriman. “I think the...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teacher turnover spikes statewide

New statewide data reveals an all-time high in teacher turnover rates. Since 2000, the turnover rate for Colorado teachers has averaged 15.5 percent annually. That number spiked to 17.1 percent...

DATE: June 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

Teacher turnover spikes statewide

New statewide data reveals an all-time high in teacher turnover rates. Since 2000, the turnover rate for Colorado teachers has averaged 15.5 percent annually. That number spiked to 17.1 percent...

DATE: June 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Education

Teacher turnover spikes statewide

Questions surrounding terminated Kemper Elementary teacher contracts remain unanswered as new statewide data reveals an all-time high in teacher turnover rates. Throughout the 21st century, the...

DATE: June 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Teachers air views in survey

Across the Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 school district, about 4 in 5 teachers believe that their respective schools were a good place to work and learn last year. The findings were revealed in a...

DATE: May 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Superintendent: Re-1 lacks development incentive

Across Colorado, there are 837 teachers with National Board Certification inside classrooms this year. The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District has two.Re-1 Superintendent Alex Carter said...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Library refutes report of Hernandez service

New information reveals that a convicted felon now working as an elementary reading instructor completed her court-ordered community service at a school library, not the Cortez Public Library.A...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Education