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Elementary school oral health program renewed through 2023. See more local education news here

Elementary school oral health program renewed through 2023. See more local education news here

| January 22, 2019

Approximately $11,000 in annual funding for the Coconino County Public Health Services District’s oral health services for elementary school children, provided by the Arizona Department of Health Services, has been renewed through 2023. The Board of Supervisors approved the contract (Jan.22).

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Arizona lawmakers urged to approve $56M for child care for needy families. See more state education news here

Arizona lawmakers urged to approve $56M for child care for needy families. See more state education news here

| January 22, 2019

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is urging lawmakers to approve a plan to put $56 million toward expanding child care assistance for thousands of children.

In a (Jan. 16) announcement, the governor’s office said half of the funds would go toward expanding the number of parents eligible to receive those subsidies, impacting an estimated 5,100 children.

The other half would be put toward increasing the average monthly child care subsidy rate by as much as 17 percent. That would affect about 39,000 children.

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Is Sanity Breaking Out In Washington — A Bipartisan Fix To FAFSA Complexity? See more national education news here

Is Sanity Breaking Out In Washington — A Bipartisan Fix To FAFSA Complexity? See more national education news here

| January 22, 2019

Literally for decades, a major impediment for individuals wanting federal student financial assistance is the Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) form. …

On December 20, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation, dubbed the FAFSA Act, helping achieve rationality in applying for federal assistance by permitting the Internal Revenue Service to share tax information on applicants for aid directly with the Department of Education.

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Flagstaff Middle Schoolers Imagine ‘Future Cities’

Flagstaff Middle Schoolers Imagine ‘Future Cities’

| January 22, 2019

What will cities look like 100 years from now? Eighth grade students at Sinagua Middle School are dreaming up their own ideas. It’s part of the national Future City contest which teaches science, engineering skills, and imagination. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports on their creative solutions to today’s problems.

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Teen suicide prevention: Highlighting the warning signs and what is being done in Arizona

Teen suicide prevention: Highlighting the warning signs and what is being done in Arizona

| January 22, 2019

It is a tough and sensitive thing to talk about, but with the increase in the number of teen suicides taking place across Arizona, advocates are working hard to raise awareness and make changes in state law to help cut down on the number of youth who are taking their own lives.

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