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Who took the biggest budget hit: small charters or traditional district schools?

| June 9, 2015
Who took the biggest budget hit: small charters or traditional district schools?

azcentral • The Arizona Republic Arizona’s latest budget shriveled education funds to minuscule levels. Gov. Ducey recently announced a plan to alleviate some of the pain, but it’ll be a while before we see the effects — if we see them at all. Public schools of all shapes and sizes will feel the pain, but who will […]

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Ducey: Take $1.8B From State Land Trust for Education

| June 9, 2015
Ducey: Take $1.8B From State Land Trust for Education

By Christopher Conover • Arizona Public Media Gov. Doug Ducey proposed Thursday taking $1.8 billion from the State Land Trust Fund for K-12 education in the next five years. The plan would require approval of legislators and state voters, and it comes amid ongoing criticism of the Republican governor and Republican-controlled Legislature for their cuts to […]

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Vacancy on Fredonia school board

| June 9, 2015
Vacancy on Fredonia school board

Arizona Daily Sun Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Risha VanderWey is seeking applications to fill a vacancy on the Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District Governing Board. This seat will become vacant on June 20 due to the resignation of current board member Duane Baird. VanderWey will appoint a replacement to fill the seat. The appointed […]

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National Native Honor Society inducts new Tuba City High members

| June 9, 2015
National Native Honor Society inducts new Tuba City High members

By Rosanda Suetopka • Navajo-Hopi Observer TUBA CITY, Ariz. – Founded in 1975 by Northern Arizona University (NAU) professor and first Hopi geneticist, Dr. Frank Dukepoo, the National Native Honor Society (NNHS) inducts American Indian students who maintain a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) throughout their membership. Dukepoo was a biology and science professor and the first […]

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FUSD to hold ‘Truth in Taxation’ public hearing on June 23

| June 9, 2015
FUSD to hold ‘Truth in Taxation’ public hearing on June 23

The Flagstaff Unified School District has notified property taxpayers that a “Truth in Taxation” Public Hearing will be held on June 23, 2015 at 5:30 PM at the District Administrative Center, 3285 E. Sparrow Ave., Flagstaff, AZ. The hearing will cover the additional levies above the State established Qualifying Tax Levies for School Districts. One portion of these […]

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Flagstaff Back to School Fair to be held July 11

| June 9, 2015
Flagstaff Back to School Fair to be held July 11

The Flagstaff Back to School Fair, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 11 at the Flagstaff Family Food Center, 1903 N. Second St., Flagstaff. Free backpacks and school supplies for preschool to high school students while supplies last. Children must be accompanied by a parent to receive supplies. Presented by the Flagstaff […]

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Vendors needed for Flagstaff Back to School Fair on July 11

| June 5, 2015
Vendors needed for Flagstaff Back to School Fair on July 11

June 5, 2015 Vendors can now sign up to participate in the Flagstaff Back to School Fair, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 11 at the Flagstaff Family Food Center, 1903 N. Second St., Flagstaff. Vendors will be located outdoors on Second Avenue in front of the Family Food Center; the […]

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Swarm to summer bug camp

| June 3, 2015
Swarm to summer bug camp

For parents looking for fun and educational activities for their kids this summer, Northern Arizona University’s Summer Bug Camp may be the ticket.
Campers ages 7 to 14 will learn about insect natural history and biodiversity through a series of hands-on projects and activities. Campers gather insects for their own insect collections, make mazes for bugs and cook and eat insect cuisine.
The two weeklong bug camps will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the weeks of June 22-26 and July 20-24.

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Gov. Ducey to reveal ballot proposal for school funding

| June 3, 2015
Gov. Ducey to reveal ballot proposal for school funding

June 3, 2015 • By Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Mary Jo Pitzl • The Republic • azcentral.com Gov. Doug Ducey, who made his political name partly by fighting tax increases for education at the ballot box three years ago, held meetings Wednesday with key education supporters to reveal his support for a 2016 statewide ballot proposal that would […]

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Flagstaff Festival of Science seeking presenters

| June 3, 2015
Flagstaff Festival of Science seeking presenters

June 3, 2015 The Flagstaff Festival of Science — “Exploring New Horizons!” is seeking presenters for its upcoming program Sept. 18 through 27. Alan Stern, Ph.D., will kick off the 2015 Flagstaff Festival of Science as the Shoemaker Keynote Presenter at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 18, in Northern Arizona University’s Ardrey Auditorium. As the planetary […]

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