Durango School District 9-R

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Kids' Camp Challenges

Dear Parents, I want to alert you to a challenge we are facing in Durango. Currently, we have numerous positions open for Kids’ Camp, our after-school childcare program in Durango, and have been unable to secure applicants to fill these roles. The same challenge is being experienced by other providers in the area. Although we have attended a number of job fairs and continue to seek interested students who are at our local colleges in an effort to fully staff our program, the crisis continues.
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Focus on Communications

Another school year is upon us, and families are preparing to send their children back to school. Our traditional public schools, our charter schools, and our private schools are excited to see our children back in classrooms next week. While our teachers, support staff, and administrators are ready, I hope parents recognize the important role they play in the educational process.
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Competency-Based Education

Since 2012, we’ve been working on clearly defining what the targeted learning outcomes are for students across our district in all subjects. This effort is to guarantee that all students, regardless of what school they attend, can gain common skills and knowledge to be prepared for whatever pathway they choose when they finish high school. The work is complex, as changing a system takes time. Durango has a long history of outstanding service to children, and this shift ensures that we continue to employ innovative and relevant educational services for all students across our district.
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School Board Work Session

Where: 9-R Administration Building Conference Room 201 E. 12th Street Durango, CO 81301
Time: 5:30 PM – 9 PM
Nov 7
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