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Feb. 20, March 20, April 17 and May 22 — Murdoch Center, W.L. Gore & Associates to present Innovation Series Event

| February 18, 2019
Feb. 20, March 20, April 17 and May 22 — Murdoch Center, W.L. Gore & Associates to present Innovation Series Event

The Murdoch Center and W.L. Gore & Associates is hosting an Innovation Series Event for 6th, 7th and 8th graders from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 20, March 20, April 17 and May 22 at the Murdoch Center, 203 E. Brannen Ave., Flagstaff.

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Feb. 20, 21 — Early Childhood events to be held in Phoenix

| February 18, 2019
Feb. 20, 21 — Early Childhood events to be held in Phoenix

Register now for the Arizona Public Policy Forum from 1 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 at The Newton, 300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix. Also:

The Early Childhood Day at the Legislature will be held Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Arizona State Capitol.

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February — Flagstaff Public Library announces upcoming events

| February 18, 2019
February — Flagstaff Public Library announces upcoming events

The Flagstaff public library has released its calendar of events for February 2019 for both the downtown and East Flagstaff locations

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February — Williams announces upcoming events

| February 18, 2019
February — Williams announces upcoming events

From Folklorico dance instruction to Kids Craft and a Steam train to the Grand Canyon, a variety of events in Williams are scheduled in February and the rest of 2019.

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Registration now open for Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference on April 18

| February 18, 2019
Registration now open for Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference on April 18

In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, CCC&Y will present the 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon — “Healing Collective Trauma through Community Connections,” at Little America Hotel, Flagstaff on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, who is widely recognized as a pioneer in the field of trauma exposure, will discuss caring for ourselves and our community as we respond to our own and others’ experience of trauma and the “trauma exposure response.”

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CAA opinion: Arizona Needs to Break Down Barriers Blocking Support for Kinship Families. See related stories here

| February 18, 2019
CAA opinion: Arizona Needs to Break Down Barriers Blocking Support for Kinship Families. See related stories here

All children who live in foster care require financial support so their temporary families can provide them safe care and bring stability to their lives. But children removed from their homes by the Department of Child Safety (DCS) and placed with relatives or family friends – known as kinship families – are often missing the support that comes to licensed foster families.

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Seventh-grader Hannah Dodt wins 2019 Coconino County Spelling Bee. See more local education news here

| February 12, 2019
Seventh-grader Hannah Dodt wins 2019 Coconino County Spelling Bee. See more local education news here

Twelve-year-old Hannah Dodt’s confident recitations bookended this year’s Coconino County Spelling Bee Saturday morning at Coconino High School as she secured first place, matching the number that hung around her neck throughout the hour-long competition.

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11 education bills to watch at the Arizona Capitol. See more state education news here

| February 12, 2019
11 education bills to watch at the Arizona Capitol. See more state education news here

Almost a year after the #RedForEd walkout, state lawmakers continue to face immense pressure from educators and parents to improve Arizona’s public schools. …

Legislators spent the first month of this year’s session introducing a flurry of education bills. Many won’t make it to even the first step toward becoming law — a public committee hearing and vote. 

But some have.

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States aim to boost school spending following teacher walkouts. See more national education news here

| February 12, 2019
States aim to boost school spending following teacher walkouts. See more national education news here

Spurred by teacher strikes and a sense of crisis, Colorado’s new governor is one of 33 newly elected leaders of states and territories who campaigned on improving education funding. In many states, both Republicans and Democrats agree that schools need more money and teachers need better pay.

Education “is probably the most important issue” facing the legislature, said Colorado state Sen. Bob Rankin, a Republican who recently co-chaired a state education council.

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CocoNuts host AZ and NM Robotics Championship

| February 12, 2019
CocoNuts host AZ and NM Robotics Championship

The Coconino High School CocoNuts will host the Arizona and New Mexico FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Northern Arizona University Fieldhouse. The event will feature 48 FIRST Tech Challenge Teams that have advanced from one of 11 qualifying tournaments that took place from November through February. The top teams from this Championship will advance to the FIRST World Championship in Houston, TX April 17-20, 2019.

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