Tag: School Safety

Allhands: Forced recess in Arizona? Now, this is a mandate I can get behind. See other state education news here

| April 11, 2018
Allhands: Forced recess in Arizona? Now, this is a mandate I can get behind. See other state education news here

If you care about your kid’s grades, you’ll applaud the new mandate for two school recess periods each day.

Gov. Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1083 last week. The bill applies to both district and charter schools in kindergarten through third grade initially and kindergarten through fifth grade after August 2019.

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Judge restores $7.3M for Navajo Nation’s Head Start program. See more education stories here

| April 4, 2018
Judge restores $7.3M for Navajo Nation’s Head Start program. See more education stories here

A federal court has restored $7.3 million to the Navajo Nation for its Head Start program.

The ruling March 27 came in a lawsuit the tribe filed alleging it was denied an opportunity to appeal a cut in federal grant funding.

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School safety: Williams administrators prepare for the worst. See more education stories here

| April 4, 2018
School safety: Williams administrators prepare for the worst. See more education stories here

Columbine, Sandy Hook, Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Fifty-six students and teachers died at these schools at the hands of mass shooters.

Each horrific school shooting has impacted local communities and the country as they reevaluate school security. The incidents have put doubts in the minds of parents regarding their children’s safety and have shaken multitudes of students and teachers who are in schools today.

“When I first became a teacher, it was not something we thought about, or trained for or practiced or talked about,” said Williams Unified School District Superintendent Rick Honsinger. “I think the one incident that changed all that was Columbine High School.”

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Annual Grand Canyon School job fair takes place April 11. See more education news here

| April 4, 2018
Annual Grand Canyon School job fair takes place April 11. See more education news here

Grand Canyon High School students looking to get a leg up on scoring a summer job will have an opportunity to visit with more than 20 local businesses within Grand Canyon National Park and Tusayan.

The job fair takes place from 9-10:30 a.m. April 11 in the Grand Canyon School multipurpose room.

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Williams Police Department receives school zone enforcement grant. See more Williams News education stories here

| July 29, 2015
Williams Police Department receives school zone enforcement grant. See more Williams News education stories here

By Wendy Howell • Williams News Kids returned to school this week and the Williams Police Department (WPD) is out in force to keep drivers from speeding in school zones. The department, in conjunction with the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, announced the award of a Traffic Safety Grant dedicated to Traffic Safety use. […]

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Flagstaff Police Department, FUSD make announcement on school safety

| July 20, 2015
Flagstaff Police Department, FUSD make announcement on school safety

By CCC&Y The Flagstaff Police Department and the Flagstaff Unified School District announced late Tuesday that an arrest has been made regarding a series of threatening telephone calls last spring to a number of schools within the Flagstaff Unified School District. The department announced that an investigation, in partnership with FUSD and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, […]

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FUSD hopes for ‘swatting’-free finals week

| May 27, 2015
FUSD hopes for ‘swatting’-free finals week

May 21, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun Flagstaff Unified School District officials are hoping for a quiet final week of class following this year’s rash of so-called “swatting” phone calls. Since March, there have been seven lockdowns prompted by threatening, electronically generated phone calls made to FUSD schools from an unknown […]

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FUSD provides information at community meeting on school safety

| April 22, 2015
FUSD provides information at community meeting on school safety

After a recent series of threatening telephone calls to a number of schools within the Flagstaff Unified School District, the district and the Flagstaff Police Department presented a community meeting on school safety on April 21 at Flagstaff High School, an event attended by more than 600 parents, educators and community members. During the program, the district presented the handout “Talking Points for Students” to help parents, teachers and students open the conversation about the recent lockdowns. Links to media coverage of the meeting, including audio from the event, are now available.

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CCC&Y Encourages your YES VOTE for Road Safety – Prop 403 and Prop 406

| October 21, 2014
CCC&Y Encourages your YES VOTE for Road Safety – Prop 403 and Prop 406

The CCC&Y Board of Directors has voted to support the County Road Maintenance Sales Tax Initiative (Proposition 403) and the City of Flagstaff Road Repair and Street Safety Initiative ( Proposition 406).  Following our strategic plan, CCC&Y continues to address priorities related to the health, safety, and development of children and youth.  We encourage your […]

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CCC&Y Encourages your YES VOTE for Road Safety – Prop 403 and Prop 406

| October 15, 2014
CCC&Y Encourages your YES VOTE for Road Safety – Prop 403 and Prop 406

The CCC&Y Board of Directors has voted to support the County Road Maintenance Sales Tax Initiative (Proposition 403) and the City of Flagstaff Road Repair and Street Safety Initiative ( Proposition 406).  Following our strategic plan, CCC&Y continues to address priorities related to the health, safety, and development of children and youth.  We encourage your […]

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