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Flagstaff Unified School District Awards Innovative Teacher Grants

| May 27, 2015
Flagstaff Unified School District Awards Innovative Teacher Grants

The Flagstaff Unified School District Foundation (FUSDF) presented six grant awards totaling more than $5,800 yesterday to teachers who applied for the first Teacher Innovation Fund Grants. The FUSDF Teacher Innovation Fund Grants are awarded for teacher-designed and teacher-driven programs and curriculum that improve student achievement through the creativity, ingenuity, and expertise of classroom teachers across the Flagstaff Unified School District.

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Dawn Trubakoff to Meet with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Washington, D.C. to Participate in Principals at ED Initiative

| May 27, 2015
Dawn Trubakoff to Meet with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Washington, D.C. to Participate in Principals at ED Initiative

May 26, 2015 • Flagstaff Unified School District Dawn Trubakoff, principal of Puente de Hozho Bilingual Magnet School in Flagstaff, has been invited to meet with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, senior U.S. Department of Education officials, and White House officials for two days of learning and advising, as part of the new Principals at ED effort on […]

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CHS Automotive Program Receives Certification

| May 27, 2015
CHS Automotive Program Receives Certification

May 22, 2015 • Flagstaff Unified School District Five years ago, automotive teacher Brian Locke embarked on a long process to have the Automotive Program at Coconino High School certified by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF).  The NATEF was founded in 1983 by Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) to certify automotive education programs and help promote technician training. …Coconino […]

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CHS senior shares love of learning

| May 27, 2015
CHS senior shares love of learning

May 27, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun The first day of high school can feel like stepping into a strange new world. For Coconino High School senior Edgar Marrufo, it really was. Marrufo and his family moved to Flagstaff from Mexico four years ago, at the start of his freshman year. […]

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Basis senior sets sights on international human rights

| May 27, 2015
Basis senior sets sights on international human rights

May 24, 2015 • By Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa • Arizona Daily Sun Mia Armstrong from Basis has her sights set beyond the mountains of Flagstaff. The senior served as a summer intern for Arizona’s Ninth District U. S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in Washington, D.C., before her junior year of high school. Then she was asked to […]

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Coconino County school districts seek board members

| May 27, 2015
Coconino County school districts seek board members

May 27, 2015 • Arizona Daily Sun Two Coconino County school districts are seeking eligible residents to fill three school board vacancies. Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Risha VanderWey is seeking applications to fill one vacancy on the governing board of the Grand Canyon School Unified School District and two vacancies on the Maine Consolidated […]

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FUSD hopes for ‘swatting’-free finals week

| May 27, 2015
FUSD hopes for ‘swatting’-free finals week

May 21, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun Flagstaff Unified School District officials are hoping for a quiet final week of class following this year’s rash of so-called “swatting” phone calls. Since March, there have been seven lockdowns prompted by threatening, electronically generated phone calls made to FUSD schools from an unknown […]

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That’s a wrap: Grand Canyon School Videography I students document fire fighters for final

| May 27, 2015
That’s a wrap: Grand Canyon School Videography I students document fire fighters for final

May 19, 2015 • By Loretta Yerian • Grand Canyon News GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – With cameras and clipboards in hand, students in Grand Canyon School‘s Videography I class got hands on filming experience May 7. For a final project for the school year, students filmed a prescribed burn inside the national park and interviewed members […]

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Statewide project shows there’s always a place for education

| May 27, 2015
Statewide project shows there’s always a place for education

May 22, 2015 • Ahwatukee Foothill News Expect More Arizona and a group of arts and culture organizations from around the state have launched a project to highlight the many learning opportunities available all around us. The goal of the project is to show parents and families how to experience arts and culture venues with […]

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AZ WEEK: School Year Ends, Education Reform Begins Anew

| May 27, 2015
AZ WEEK: School Year Ends, Education Reform Begins Anew

May 23, 2015 • Arizona Public Media Arizona Week explores Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s call for education reform, made last week at his leadership conference in Phoenix. Included on the program: Former Superintendent of Public Instruction Lisa Graham Keegan discusses the need for reform and the “A for Arizona” program she works on with chambers of […]

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