Tag Archives: Montezuma-Cortez RE-1

Election features two school-bond issues

In Montezuma County, two school-bond issues are coming up for a vote in November. Mancos Re-6 Ballot Measure 3A Mancos residents will be asked to approve a bond measure to raise taxes to renovate school buildings. The Mancos High School … Continue reading

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Re-1, Utes work toward understanding

In an ongoing effort to strengthen relationships and communication between the Montezuma-Cortez school district and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, district principals met with members of the tribe’s education departments Feb. 19 to discuss the transition to kindergarten. In the … Continue reading

Published in March 2016 Tagged ,

The ‘new math’ that hurts schools: Colorado’s legislators employ a formula to circumvent Amendment 23

Its name sounds vaguely mysterious, like something from science fiction. But the “negative factor,” a formula affecting school finance in Colorado, is quite real, and is having a hugely detrimental impact on local schools, administrators say. The negative factor is … Continue reading

Published in October 2015 Tagged ,

Does your child’s school have CO detectors?

Private residences are supposed to have carbon-monoxide monitors, at least in the state of Colorado, but public buildings – including schools where children spend many hours each day – are not required to have detectors for the poisonous gas. Carbon … Continue reading

Published in December 2013 Tagged

Community steps up to help RE-1 teachers

Related stories Testimony by two local teachers spotlights budget woes Southwest Open High seeks to build a solid foundation Teachers in Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 have gone without pay raises for four years, have had to take two furlough days … Continue reading

Published in October 2011 Tagged