Lawmakers, educators ready for education funding fight

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers and educators say they plan to fight a proposal by the state Board of Education to adopt new teaching standards Monday to compete for “Race to the Top” education...

DATE: July 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Miller Middle School announces students who were named to the honor roll: Sixth grade: Cameron Barnhardt, William Berger, Christopher Blevins, Sara Bowlby, Lily-Finn Burdick, Kyla Candelaria,...

DATE: June 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Brief

Timberline Academy announces graduatesColorado Timberline Academy, a private high school located north of Durango, held its 35th commencement exercises in an outdoor ceremony May 30. Diplomas were...

DATE: June 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Education Briefs

Durango school offices announce summer hoursThe Durango School District 9-R will hold the following summer hours beginning June 7:•The central office will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday...

DATE: May 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Learning by laptop

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - Next fall, University High School will become the first central Illinois school to provide aportable computer for every student.The Illinois State University laboratory school...

DATE: May 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Iowa schools mirror trend to learn Arabic

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Arabic is the fastest-growing foreign language taught at U.S. colleges and universities, a trendmirrored at the University of Iowa.Enrollment in Arabic classes grew 127 percent...

DATE: April 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

'Real world' training

Imagine this: you have two pipe cleaners, four rubber bands, two pencils, one piece of paper, four mailing labels andone 12-inch piece of string.Your challenge: using these materials, you and your...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Latino students see success at Western Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. - Cristal Sandoval says she's on course to become the first person in her family to earn a collegedegree, in part because of the financial support, tutoring and guidance she's...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Classes focus on green energy

PHOENIX (AP) - Kevin English, a building-trades teacher at Raymond S. Kellis High School in Glendale, was up front withhis students about the state of the construction industry.“He told us the...

DATE: March 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Taking a Stand

ARLINGTON, Wash. - As debate club president and a top student, Arlington High School senior Justin Surber has studiedthe constitutional rights of free speech. Surber, 18, recently took a stand...

DATE: March 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Working Recess

MIDWAY, Utah (AP) - It's 10 a.m. on a school day, and 16-year-old Alycia Carmichael is dripping wet in a swimming suitand scuba fins, defogging a snorkeling mask.“You know, why not learn how to...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

CU president often gives out of his own pockets

BOULDER (AP) - When Bruce Benson started his job as president at the University of Colorado, he thought the officelooked as though it belonged to a used-car salesman.So the self-made oil tycoon...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

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