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Teachers Defiant After Educator Loses Bid for Arizona Governor. See related news here

| November 7, 2018
Teachers Defiant After Educator Loses Bid for Arizona Governor. See related news here

David Garcia, a Democratic college of education professor who galvanized teachers, school administrators, and parents behind an ambitious bid to pump more than $1 billion back into Arizona’s public school system, lost Tuesday to incumbent Republican Gov. Doug Ducey in the race for Arizona governor. 

It was a significant blow for public school advocates across the country who drew inspiration from the #redfored movement sparked here after thousands of teachers staged a week-long strike last spring over stagnant wages and stringent work conditions.

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$1.2M Grant Will Help Prepare Indigenous Elementary Teachers for STEM Instruction

| November 7, 2018
$1.2M Grant Will Help Prepare Indigenous Elementary Teachers for STEM Instruction

The University of Arizona’s Indigenous Teacher Education Project has received a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will double the number of Native American students in the program, establish new tribal partnerships and support a new focus on STEM education.

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FUSD thanks voters for supporting Propositions 423, 424

| November 7, 2018
FUSD thanks voters for supporting Propositions 423, 424

The FUSD Governing Board, administration and staff thank voters for authorizing a $75 million bond program and renewal of 15% override. We are humbled by and appreciative of the investment and support continually demonstrated by our families and community.

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Killip students dig deep at NAU SSLUG garden. See more education news here

| November 7, 2018
Killip students dig deep at NAU SSLUG garden. See more education news here

On Thursday and Friday last week, 130 Killip Elementary School students descended upon Northern Arizona University’s Sustainable Living and Urban Gardening garden (SSLUG) to learn about earthworms, harvest corn and raspberries, make tortillas and get to know the .2-acre South Campus plots.

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Williams High School senior spotlight: Klarisa Howe. See more education news here

| November 7, 2018
Williams High School senior spotlight: Klarisa Howe. See more education news here

Klarisa Howe is a senior cheerleader at Williams High School. She has cheered for three years at Williams High School.

Klarisa has also played four years of softball and participates in culinary programs.

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‘Dawnland’ documents untold story of Native American child removal in the U.S. See more education news here

| November 7, 2018
‘Dawnland’ documents untold story of Native American child removal in the U.S. See more education news here

“Dawnland,” a documentary which will begin streaming Nov. 6, follows the first government-endorsed truth and reconciliation commission in the U.S. as Maine investigates the devastating “Dawnland,” a documentary which will begin streaming Nov. 6, follows the first government-endorsed truth and reconciliation commission in the U.S. as Maine investigates the devastating impacts of Native American child removal.

“Dawnland” is premiering on the PBS series Independent Lens, as part of November Native American Heritage Month programming.

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Page Unified School District November 2018 Newsletter

| November 7, 2018
Page Unified School District November 2018 Newsletter

• Our Mission
• LVP Fall Festival
• Panthers Athletics Gallery
• Sand Devil Cross Country

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CCC holding FUSD Flu Season Supply Drive through Nov. 9

| November 7, 2018
CCC holding FUSD Flu Season Supply Drive through Nov. 9

With the flu and cold season approaching, Coconino Community College is showing our appreciation for the teachers of FUSD by holding a Flu Season Supply Drive!

We need:

• Facial Tissues
• Hand Sanitizer
• Antibacterial Hand Soap
• Disinfectant Wipes
• and other classroom items

The supply drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Nov. 9

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Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction election

| November 1, 2018
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction election

Democratic candidate for superintendent of public instruction Kathy Hoffman said her hands-on experience in the classroom makes her the best prepared for the job. “The real experts of education are educators,” she said.

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Frank Riggs says his executive, educational and political leadership experience make him the perfect person to make changes in Arizona education.

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Did your kid pass an AP exam? Their teacher got a bonus

| November 1, 2018
Did your kid pass an AP exam? Their teacher got a bonus

Arizona high school teachers and schools will get $3.8 million this year in state bonuses as reward for helping students pass Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams.

The state has divvied up the first round of bonuses under a program called the “college credit by examination incentive program.”

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