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Expect More Arizona provides Q&A follow-up to recent AzMERIT webinar

| September 30, 2015
Expect More Arizona provides Q&A follow-up to recent AzMERIT webinar

Watch this 30-minute webinar to learn more about AzMERIT, the implications of the new AzMERIT test on students, what to expect when the scores are released this fall and how to read the new parent score reports.

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New report: Arizona Parents Value STEM Opportunities After School

| September 30, 2015
New report: Arizona Parents Value STEM Opportunities After School

A special report released today, Full STEM Ahead: Afterschool Programs Step Up as Key Partners in STEM Education, finds broad support among Arizona parents for providing STEM learning in afterschool.

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Trust lands: Arizona’s biggest little-known K-12 funding source

| September 30, 2015
Trust lands: Arizona’s biggest little-known K-12 funding source

At a time when more than 50 Arizona public schools are seeking more support from their local communities through bonds and overrides, many Arizonans are also examining two proposals to increase the percentage of revenues from the state trust land investment fund that are used to help support public K-12 education.

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Questions to Ask at Parent-Teacher Conferences

| September 30, 2015
Questions to Ask at Parent-Teacher Conferences

… The likelihood of student academic success is even greater when families and teachers work together. Take time to get to know your child’s teacher and make parent-teacher conferences a priority. One-on-one conferences are a great opportunity to talk about your child’s strengths and areas for improvement and to set goals for the rest of the school year.

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FUSD programs, community partners receive grants from the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff

| September 23, 2015
FUSD programs, community partners receive grants from the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff

The Arizona Community Foundation’s affiliate in Flagstaff presented more than $140,000 in grant funds to Flagstaff Unified School District programs during the 18th annual awards program held Monday, Sept. 21 at the High Country Conference Center, the school district reported.

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Initial Recommendations from Governor’s Classrooms First Initiative Council

| September 23, 2015
Initial Recommendations from Governor’s Classrooms First Initiative Council

Yesterday, after dialogue and input from experts, Governor Ducey’s Classrooms First Initiative Council released their initial recommendations to update and simplify Arizona’s K-12 school funding formula.

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Higher-Ed Funding on Agenda at Board of Regents’ Flagstaff Meeting on Sept. 24

| September 23, 2015
Higher-Ed Funding on Agenda at Board of Regents’ Flagstaff Meeting on Sept. 24

The president of Northern Arizona University will address the Arizona Board of Regents at its meeting in Flagstaff Thursday (Sept. 24). Rita Cheng will update the board on how NAU is faring after state funding to higher education was slashed by nearly $100 million. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

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New Hopi High pep band keeps excitement high at football games. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

| September 23, 2015
New Hopi High pep band keeps excitement high at football games. See more Navajo-Hopi Observer education stories here

Joel Dodd is bringing musical excitement to Hopi Jr./Sr. High School by starting a pep band that is playing at football games.

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Flagstaff High School AP Academy focuses on minority recruitment. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

| September 23, 2015
Flagstaff High School AP Academy focuses on minority recruitment. See more Arizona Daily Sun education stories here

The Advanced Placement Academy at Flagstaff High School is implementing new ways to increase its enrollment, particularly among students of ethnic minorities.

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Williams Booster Club back for second year supporting schools. See more Williams News education stories here

| September 23, 2015
Williams Booster Club back for second year supporting schools. See more Williams News education stories here

Williams Booster Club is back for its second year of supporting Williams Unified School District athletics and after school programs.

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