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Tuba City, Navajo Nation, Page Regional Events

| September 19, 2018
Tuba City, Navajo Nation, Page Regional Events

By CCC&Y The following is a compilation of upcoming events and programs in the Tuba City / Navajo Nation. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Tuba City Regional Networking Meeting from *10 a.m. to noon (Daylight Savings Time) Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the Tuba City Public Library, Community Conference Room, 78 Main St., Tuba […]

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Scholarships Available for Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Nov. 3 in Flagstaff

| September 19, 2018
Scholarships Available for Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Nov. 3 in Flagstaff

You are invited to apply for a scholarship to attend the Association for Supportive Child Care (ASCC) Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at the High Country Conference Center, 201 W. Butler Ave., Flagsstaff.

Scholarships are limited, therefor, please return the application as soon as possible.

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Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth provides opportunities for candidates to address youth education and child welfare issues

| September 14, 2018
Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth provides opportunities for candidates to address youth education and child welfare issues

COCONINO COUNTY — Candidates running for elected office throughout Coconino County are encouraged to take advantage of an opportunity to get their message out to potential voters on youth education and children welfare issues.

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will once again provide its one-stop webpage featuring information from candidates impacting the county.

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Chronic School Absence In Arizona Among Highest In U.S.

| September 12, 2018
Chronic School Absence In Arizona Among Highest In U.S.

More than 8 million kids in K-12 schools were chronically absent during the 2015-2016 school year. That’s about 15 percent of students — and here in Arizona those numbers are even higher. Those are some of the findings from a first of its kind report from nonprofit Attendance Works. 

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Do charter schools favor students from higher income areas? See related news here

| September 12, 2018
Do charter schools favor students from higher income areas? See related news here

Do charter schools discriminate in enrollment, favoring students from higher-income areas, and capping the number of special education and English language learner students they take?

Charter schools get tax money, and they’re an alternative to public schools, but critics say some charters try to steer clear of certain kinds of students, and they say that’s illegal and unacceptable.

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Pay raise puts slight dent in Arizona teacher shortage. See related news here

| September 12, 2018
Pay raise puts slight dent in Arizona teacher shortage. See related news here

Nearly one in four teaching vacancies that school districts had this year remain unfilled four weeks into the academic year.
The new report by the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association found that the 178 school districts and charter schools who responded to the survey reported they needed to fill 6,227 slots this school year.

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CCC Clubs and Organizations Fair helps students plug in

| September 12, 2018
CCC Clubs and Organizations Fair helps students plug in

Alex Ellinwood, first semester Nursing student at Coconino Community College, wants to plug into student life. 

So, he decided to show up at the Clubs and Organizations Fair at the Lone Tree campus on Wednesday, Sept. 5.

“I really want to join clubs because it’s my first semester and it’s a great way to meet new friends,” Ellinwood said. “I love CCC, I love smaller communities because everyone here is so friendly.”

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Navajo language and culture to be explored in Sesame Street based show. See more education news here

| September 12, 2018
Navajo language and culture to be explored in Sesame Street based show. See more education news here

here are now over 20 versions of Sesame Street around the world, with puppets that teach children native languages such as “Takalani Sesame” in South Africa, “Ulica Sezamkowa” in Poland and “Iftah Ya Simsin” in Kuwait.

Dr. Shawna Begay and Charmaine Jackson of Naalkid Productions hope that The Navajo Movie Time (Diné Bí Ná’álkid Time) will be the Navajo equivalent to the famed PBS show that has been educating toddlers for years.

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Rotary awards Kindercamp $4,000 check. See more education news here

| September 12, 2018
Rotary awards Kindercamp $4,000 check. See more education news here

Williams Rotary presents a $4,000 check to Williams Elementary-Middle School Aug. 30 to be used at next summer’s KinderCamp.

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Grand canyon students participate in International Walk to School Day. See more education news here

| September 12, 2018
Grand canyon students participate in International Walk to School Day. See more education news here

Grand Canyon students participate in International Walk to School Day Sept. 6. Students and faculty gathered at Grand Canyon Clinic and Albright Training Center for the walk to school, where they received water bottles and a healthy snack.

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