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Schools chief setting up education law review committee

| April 15, 2015
Schools chief setting up education law review committee

April 15, 2015 • NEWS 4 Tucson • Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona schools chief Diane Douglas is planning on setting up a committee to review the state’s education code. She says the state’s education laws fill a 1,000 page volume and are in need of a review. She wants the committee to look […]

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Teacher Music Video: How to do your best on the test 2015

| April 15, 2015
Teacher Music Video: How to do your best on the test 2015

April 15, 2015 – By Ann Donahue • Litchfield Elementary School District • Arizona Education News Service Litchfield Elementary School teachers and staff created a video to motivate students to “Do their Best” on the AzMERIT test. The teachers and staff sing and dance to One Direction’s hit song “What Makes you Beautiful” but adapt the lyrics to […]

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NAU maintains Pledge guaranteed tuition program despite $17.3M state budget cut

| April 13, 2015
NAU maintains Pledge guaranteed tuition program despite $17.3M state budget cut

April 10, 2015 • Northern Arizona University Northern Arizona University’s Pledge program will continue to keep tuition stable for undergraduate students currently on the eight-semester plan, which accounts for 96 percent of Flagstaff undergraduates. “As part of a strategy to maintain a sound financial model in the face of severe state budget cuts, actions are being taken […]

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Fredonia’s Future Educators Association going to Nationals

| April 13, 2015
Fredonia’s Future Educators Association going to Nationals

Fredonia’s Future Educators Association traveled to Tuscon on March 2-4, to compete in this year’s state competition.

All of the students did very well and a few students will represent Fredonia at the FEA National competition in Washington, D.C. in April.

The group consisted of nine students who are all taking Early Childhood Education at Fredonia High School and their advisor, Jeanne Crookston. The group was excited to compete against other students from across Arizona. They had a good time and learned a great deal.

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Lowell Observatory to present ‘Elementary, Middle School Summer Camp’

| April 13, 2015
Lowell Observatory to present ‘Elementary, Middle School Summer Camp’

April 13, 2015 • Lowell Observatory Lowell Observatory will present its fourth LOCKs (Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids) for elementary-aged children during the summer of 2015. View the flyer here. These activity-based, week-long day camps meet Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with graduation and family activities on Friday evening. Tuition is $200 for […]

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Museum of Northern Arizona to present ‘Discovery Summer Camps’

| April 13, 2015
Museum of Northern Arizona to present ‘Discovery Summer Camps’

April 13, 2015 • Museum of Northern Arizona The Museum of Northern Arizona will present its “Discovery Summer Camps” for children ages 4 through 13. Taught by experienced educators, these programs offer an exciting range of hands-on learning opportunities about the region’s traditions of fine arts, natural sciences, Native cultures, and ecology. Discovery classes provide fun […]

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NAU summer youth camps combine learning and fun

| April 8, 2015
NAU summer youth camps combine learning and fun

April 2, 2015 • Northern Arizona University Camp dates have been set for a variety of youth and sports camps offered by Northern Arizona University to keep the community active and learning this summer. This year’s programming includes: Mountain Jacks Kids Camp, Explorers Camp , Summer Sports Leagues, Centennial Forest Environmental Education Camp, Curry Summer Music Camp, Athletics Summer Camps and Clinics …Read the full […]

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FUSD budget close to breaking even

| April 8, 2015
FUSD budget close to breaking even

April 7, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun The good news is FUSD won’t lose as much in state funds as first projected. As a result, the district will come within $200,000 of a break-even preliminary operating budget of $44.5 million next year. That was the word from Ken Garland, budget and […]

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Legislative Session is Over; What’s Next?

| April 8, 2015
Legislative Session is Over; What’s Next?

April 7, 2015 • Expect More Arizona Looking back at the recently adjourned legislative session, Expect More Arizona thanks you for helping to achieve important wins for Arizona’s students and teachers. With help and support from thousands of individuals statewide and many of our partners, we were able to keep high standards in Arizona classrooms, […]

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Duncan speaks at Innovation Summit, visits early childhood center in Phoenix

| April 8, 2015
Duncan speaks at Innovation Summit, visits early childhood center in Phoenix

April 7, 2015 • By Elain Quesinberry / U.S. Department of Education and Joseph Ortiz / Roosevelt School District • Arizona Education News Service U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan spoke and participated in a panel discussion on educational technology and the importance of equity through innovation at the Arizona State University + Global Silicon Valley Education […]

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