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FUSD Governing Board formally thanked sponsors, organizers of the Annual SuddenLink/Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce Teacher Supply Drive

FUSD Governing Board formally thanked sponsors, organizers of the Annual SuddenLink/Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce Teacher Supply Drive

| August 24, 2016

The FUSD Governing Board (on Aug. 23) formally thanked the sponsors and organizers of the Annual SuddenLink/Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce Teacher Supply Drive. This great event donates additional supplies to our schools every year and is very much appreciated by our teachers.

Thank you to: SuddenLink, The Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce, Swire Coca-Cola, Great Circle Radio, Prime Time Athletics, Walmart and of course the community for all of your support of teachers in Flagstaff.

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Department of Education is inviting all Arizonans to share their priorities for education by responding to an online survey

Department of Education is inviting all Arizonans to share their priorities for education by responding to an online survey

| August 24, 2016

The state’s Department of Education is inviting all Arizonans to share their priorities for education by responding to an online survey, the results of which will be used to develop Arizona’s plan for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

ESSA, which will replace No Child Left Behind as the primary federal legislation addressing the nation’s public education system, is scheduled to be implemented in the 2017-2018 school year. ESSA allows states to set their own goals and measurements for determining student and school success but requires them to do so using a transparent process that involves students, parents, teachers and the community at large.

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Guides aim to show levels of legislators’ support for public schools. Please see related stories here

Guides aim to show levels of legislators’ support for public schools. Please see related stories here

| August 24, 2016

More than 76 percent of Arizona voters in a recent poll support increased funding for Arizona public schools, but which state legislators do?

Education and children’s organizations have created resources that show how state legislators’ voted on issues that impact Arizona’s public schools to help voters with their decisions in the Aug. 30 primary and Nov. 8 general election.

In addition to funding, the informational materials cover policy issues like legislators support for or opposition to school vouchers.

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Candidate Accountability Session to be held in Flagstaff on Sept. 12

Candidate Accountability Session to be held in Flagstaff on Sept. 12

| August 24, 2016

A “Candidate Accountability Session” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 at the Cline Library at Northern Arizona University.

The event will be presented by the Northern Arizona Interfaith Council, Northern Arizona Institutions for Community Leadership, Northern Arizona University College of Arts & Letters Martin-Springer Institute and the Student Arizona Education Association.

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Coconino County Education Service Agency (CCESA) announces Professional Development Programs & Services for this Fall

Coconino County Education Service Agency (CCESA) announces Professional Development Programs & Services for this Fall

| August 24, 2016

Do you want to start off the 2016-2017 school year with innovative research-based teaching practices? If so, the Coconino County Education Service Agency (CCESA) continues to offer comprehensive professional development that aligns with state standards; emphasizes content knowledge and practical strategies for applying that knowledge; provides opportunities for teachers to collaborate with each other; and provides opportunities for active learning and engagement.

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