Dolores High School students in a college prep class wrote "This I Believe" essays based on the popular 1950s radio series of the same name hosted by Edward R. Murrow that was later revived on NPR. The essays describe the core beliefs that guide the student's daily lives, and were used as a way to get the students to not only reinforce their skills in reading and writing, but to go beyond their comfort zones and share something personal.

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The future of the Rico School may be in jeopardy. To discuss details, KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with Dolores County RE-2J School District superintendent Bruce Hankins.

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Voters in the Mancos School District will find a question about school funding when their 2017 ballots arrive in the mail later this month.

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The Colorado Children's Campaign presented the results of the 2016-2017 Kids Count survey to local education, social service, and health and wellness leaders Monday afternoon. After their presentation, KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with a representatives from the Campaign to talk more about the results of the data.

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The Montezuma-Cortez Re-1 School District has moved significantly closer to meeting a state-imposed deadline to improve its accreditation rating. The district jumped 6 points in the most recent ratings, which were released Friday by the Colorado Department of Education.