The Juniper School hires new leader

The Juniper School has hired a new head of school from an Aurora combined elementary and middle school, a model the Durango charter school plans to adopt beginning next year with the addition of a...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District superintendent search down to 10 candidates

The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education narrowed its list of superintendent candidates to 10 people from 26 total applicants in a closed session Tuesday. “As a group, these are people...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kwiyagat Community Academy prepares to launch in Towaoc

Progress continues on a Ute Mountain Ute charter school that will open in Towaoc this year. The Kwiyagat Community Academy will provide kindergarten and first grade instruction for 30 students...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio School District chooses internal candidate as next superintendent

The Ignacio School District has hired its next superintendent: Chris deKay, a candidate from Ignacio who has spent decades working in the district. With Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto set to retire...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District 9-R forming diversity, equity, inclusion panel

Durango School District 9-R is forming an advisory committee that will offer guidance on issues of equity, diversity and inclusion to enhance the quality of education provided to minority, LGBTQ...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District receives 26 applicants in superintendent search

Twenty-six candidates have applied to be Durango School District 9-R’s next superintendent, and the board of education plans to whittle the pool down to seven to 10 people in the first cut in its...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vaccinations for educators in La Plata County could come next week

A COVID-19 vaccination clinic for educators within Durango School District 9-R could come as soon as next week, and eligibility for inoculations will extend to teachers and staff members from...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield school superintendent named semifinalist for new position

Bayfield Superintendent Kevin Aten has been listed as a semifinalist for a superintendent position with the Helena School District in Helena, Montana. Aten, who joined the Bayfield School District...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Life springs back at Fort Lewis College

Dee Redsteer is a self-proclaimed “Zoom hater.” For her, Monday was a long time coming – the first day of in-person classes at Fort Lewis College since mid-November, when spiking COVID-19...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River Shares has big ideas for heritage farm in Bayfield

The old Harrison Farm, two blocks south of downtown Bayfield, could be in for an education-oriented future. Pine River Shares, a community leadership nonprofit, has spent years addressing food...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington Municipal Schools delay return to in-person learning

FARMINGTON – After Farmington Municipal Schools announced a two-hour delay Tuesday morning, the district ultimately decided there would be a remote learning day for all students because of...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Ignacio School District selects finalist for superintendent

In a split vote, the Ignacio School Board selected Walter Coulter of Gallup, New Mexico, as the finalist for the district superintendent position. With Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto set to retire...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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