Tag: education

April 2 — State Budget hearing concerning education to be held in Flagstaff

| March 29, 2017
April 2 — State Budget hearing concerning education to be held in Flagstaff

A state budget hearing concerning education, children will be held April 2 in Flagstaff.

Arizona Schools Now is hosting a community budget hearing to let everyday Arizonans weigh in on education funding at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 2 at The Flagstaff Aquaplex, 1702 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff.

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Lawsuit: Havasupai students deprived of ‘basic general education”. See more Grand Canyon News education stories here

| January 25, 2017
Lawsuit: Havasupai students deprived of ‘basic general education”. See more Grand Canyon News education stories here

Nine students in the Havasupai Nation have filed a lawsuit against the federal government claiming that agencies including the Bureau of Indian Education “have knowingly failed to provide basic general education” to children in the remote area of Arizona.

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New Study Finds Investment in Public K-12 Education Continues to Drop

| October 31, 2016
New Study Finds Investment in Public K-12 Education Continues to Drop

Arizona is among five of the eight states with the biggest cuts to public education since 2008 that have also cut income taxes during that time period, according to an updated report released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

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Watch “Education Showdown: Four Senate Races That Will Shape Arizona”

| October 31, 2016
Watch “Education Showdown: Four Senate Races That Will Shape Arizona”

Those elected on November 8 will be the ones who determine whether Arizona’s public schools will have the resources needed to ensure a quality teacher in every classroom, updated textbooks and technology and well-maintained school buildings.

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The General Election is Mere Weeks Away…

| October 10, 2016
The General Election is Mere Weeks Away…

The general election is inching closer, and within weeks, CAA will head to the polls to select a new president, representatives in Congress, county officials and members of the state legislature.

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The General Election is Mere Weeks Away…

| October 3, 2016
The General Election is Mere Weeks Away…

The general election is inching closer, and within weeks, CAA will head to the polls to select a new president, representatives in Congress, county officials and members of the state legislature.

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Children’s Issues Are Critical This and Every Election Year

| August 22, 2016
Children’s Issues Are Critical This and Every Election Year

There is a lot of sound and fury to take our attention this election season. A new national poll shows that American voters recognize the importance of voting for kids.

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Report: Arizona spends $20K more annually per inmate over a student

| July 13, 2016
Report: Arizona spends $20K more annually per inmate over a student

Arizona spends $20,000 more annually on each inmate than it does on a student in its school system, a federal report said.

The report from the U.S. Department of Education said, over the last three decades, the nation has increased penal spending at three times the rate of that spent on schools.

Arizona is no different. In 2015, the state spent $3,573 per K-12 pupil and $23,441 per inmate.

However, Dan Hunting, a senior policy analyst with the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University, said it’s important to keep the report in perspective.

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Press Release – Flagstaff U.S.D. Kindergarten Registration

| January 29, 2016
Press Release – Flagstaff U.S.D. Kindergarten Registration

Flagstaff, Ariz. – Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) elementary schools are hosting Kindergarten Open House and Registration events for incoming kindergarten students and their families on Wednesday, February 24th from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Read more…

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CCC&Y Board Meeting – Monday, February 22nd, 2016 – with Expect More Arizona

| January 25, 2016
CCC&Y Board Meeting – Monday, February 22nd, 2016 – with Expect More Arizona

CCC&Y will welcome Expect More Arizona to our monthly Board Meeting scheduled for Monday, February 22nd from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Read more…

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