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Expect More Arizona poll on education to be discussed at CCC&Y monthly board meeting on Jan. 22

Expect More Arizona poll on education to be discussed at CCC&Y monthly board meeting on Jan. 22

| January 18, 2019

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth will hold its first monthly board meeting of 2019 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the County Health and Community Services Building, 2625 N. King St., Pinon Room, Flagstaff.

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Education is a top issue for Ariz. voters, survey shows. See more local education news here

Education is a top issue for Ariz. voters, survey shows. See more local education news here

| January 15, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, Arizona voters have ranked education the top issue facing the state of Arizona, according to an annual survey conducted by Expect More Arizona, a statewide nonprofit, nonpartisan education advocacy group.

Among other state issues, such as immigration and border issues, taxes and healthcare, education earned the top ranking of the 600 statewide voters surveyed.

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Ducey focuses on water, school safety, teacher shortage in State of the State. See more state education news here

Ducey focuses on water, school safety, teacher shortage in State of the State. See more state education news here

| January 15, 2019

Gov. Doug Ducey said securing Arizona’s water future is his chief priority during his State of the State address Jan. 14 at the Capitol in Phoenix. …

The Safe Arizona School’s plan with more school counselors, more police officers on campus, improved background checks and restricted access to firearms for people who are a lethal threat “will make our schools safer and it’s time for us to get this done,” Ducey said. …

Ducey said more is needed for K-12 education funding with a focus on results, reforms and resources. …

“Four years ago, I heard what sounded like a really good idea to address the teacher shortage,” Ducey said. “If someone graduates from an Arizona university, is willing to stay in Arizona, and teach in a public school, why not allow them to graduate debt-free by providing a scholarship?”

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Thousands of Copyrighted Works Will Now Be Freely Available to Teachers. See more national education news here

Thousands of Copyrighted Works Will Now Be Freely Available to Teachers. See more national education news here

| January 15, 2019

Teachers—especially those of English or the arts—rely on famous works of literature, music, and film in their classes, copying and repurposing them to analyze with students.

But often, embedding these works in curricula to share with other teachers or making them available to students can raise questions about copyright: How much of an original movie or poem can a teacher include, and how widely can resources made with these materials be distributed?

As of Jan. 1, thousands of works are newly exempt from these questions.

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Flagstaff High School Hosts Flagstaff Community Forum on Jan. 17. See more FUSD news here

Flagstaff High School Hosts Flagstaff Community Forum on Jan. 17. See more FUSD news here

| January 15, 2019

The Flagstaff High School Student Council will host a community forum to discuss issues such as Grading, School Safety, Dress Code and Campus Improvement on Thursday, January 17 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Flagstaff High School Commons.

Open to everyone: Parents, students, staff and community.

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