Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District

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Asbestos abatement will be required before demolition resumes on the retired Montezuma-Cortez High School building.

Austin Cope

The second phase of demolition of the former Montezuma-Cortez High School is on hold pending a ruling from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Austin Cope

Last week the Colorado Children’s Campaign, an independent group that analyzes data on issues facing children including poverty, access to healthcare, and education, presented the results of the Kid’s Count Survey.


KSJD's Austin Cope talked with Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District for an update on the demolition project for the retired Cortez High School. Click below to listen.

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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.