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NAU partners with FUSD Fit Kids program

| August 26, 2015
NAU partners with FUSD Fit Kids program

By Corina Vanek • Arizona Daily Sun Student athletes from Northern Arizona University and Louie the Lumberjack led cheers and helped announce the university’s partnership with Flagstaff Unified School District’s Fit Kids program. The assembly at Kinsey Elementary School was one of 10 in the upcoming weeks to announce the partnership at each elementary school. Fit Kids began […]

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Expect More Arizona to present AzMERIT Parent Webinar on Aug. 27

| August 26, 2015
Expect More Arizona to present AzMERIT Parent Webinar on Aug. 27

What do the new AzMERIT test results mean for my child? Virtual Back to School Night By Expect More Arizona Expect More Arizona will present an AzMERIT Parent Webinar from noon to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. Join us for a 30-minute webinar to learn more about AzMERIT, the implications of the new AzMERIT test […]

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Still openings for Arizona Department of Education ‘Early Learning Standards Language and Literacy Module’ on Aug. 29

| August 26, 2015
Still openings for Arizona Department of Education ‘Early Learning Standards Language and Literacy Module’ on Aug. 29

By the Arizona Department of Education There are still openings for the Arizona Department of Education’s Early Learning Standards Language and Literacy Module that will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Family Resource Center, 4000 N. Cummings St., Flagstaff. The training is free. Daily exposure to verbal and written language […]

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Celebrate After School with free FACTS ‘Lights On’ Carnival on Sept. 12

| August 26, 2015
Celebrate After School with free FACTS ‘Lights On’ Carnival on Sept. 12

Family and Community Training for Students (FACTS) will present a free “Lights On” Carnival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at Bushmaster Park, 3150 N. Alta Vista Drive, Flagstaff. “Lights On” is an annual national event highlighting & celebrating the importance of providing quality programming for our children before school, after school, […]

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Arizona’s Top 10 Higher Education Accomplishments

| August 26, 2015
Arizona’s Top 10 Higher Education Accomplishments

By Eileen Klein • Expect More Arizona In the spirit of David Letterman’s infamous Top 10 lists – admittedly with less humor, but more impact – I’d like to share significant higher education achievements undertaken by the Arizona Board of Regents during the past fiscal year. This summary offers an opportunity to reflect on important […]

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ASBA launches statewide Heroes of Public Education campaign

| August 26, 2015
ASBA launches statewide Heroes of Public Education campaign

By Heidi Vega • Arizona School Boards Association The Arizona School Boards Association is looking for community Heroes of Public Education (HOPE) as part of a statewide campaign. The HOPE campaign was created and launched by the Arizona School Boards Association as the annual theme to kick off the 2015-16 school year. The intent of the campaign is […]

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Estimates suggest only 10 percent of AZ juniors are on track for success

| August 26, 2015
Estimates suggest only 10 percent of AZ juniors are on track for success

By Rebecca Lindgren • Helios Education Foundation • AZEDNEWS Recently, Helios Education Foundation contracted with NORC at the University of Chicago, a national research firm, to examine data and provide statewide estimates of mean ACT achievement and college readiness. Based on the report, only 10 percent of Arizona’s high school juniors would be considered college […]

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Education Board: 5,000 Arizona 4th-graders need remedial reading lessons

| August 26, 2015
Education Board: 5,000 Arizona 4th-graders need remedial reading lessons

By Cathryn Creno • The Republic / azcentral.com More than 5,000 Arizona students — about 3 percent of last year’s third-graders — need remedial reading lessons under the state’s Move on When Reading law. The Arizona State Board of Education voted unanimously on Monday to direct schools to give remedial help to students who scored in the […]

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FUSD Indian Education Support Program to present ‘Back 2 School Night’ on Aug. 24 at MEMS Dome

| August 24, 2015
FUSD Indian Education Support Program to present ‘Back 2 School Night’ on Aug. 24 at MEMS Dome

By CCC&Y The FUSD Indian Education Support Program will present the “Back 2 School Night” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24 at MEMS Dome, located on 4th Street next to Puente De Hozho School, Flagstaff. “Native American families — To help you get off to a great school year, spend the evening with […]

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Expect More Arizona to present AzMERIT Parent Webinar on Aug. 25 or 27

| August 21, 2015
Expect More Arizona to present AzMERIT Parent Webinar on Aug. 25 or 27

What do the new AzMERIT test results mean for my child? Virtual Back to School Night By Expect More Arizona Expect More Arizona will present an AzMERIT Parent Webinar from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25 or from noon to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. Join us for a 30-minute webinar to learn more […]

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