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Arizona is the Only State Planning to Freeze KidsCare. See more state legislative and education news here

| May 7, 2019
Arizona is the Only State Planning to Freeze KidsCare. See more state legislative and education news here

KidsCare is Arizona’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), providing high quality, health coverage to children in working families. … Today, almost 35,000 Arizona children are covered through KidsCare, but this coverage is once again at risk.

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Teachers Use Mystery Skype To Give Students A Window On The World. See more national education news here

| May 7, 2019
Teachers Use Mystery Skype To Give Students A Window On The World. See more national education news here

Some experts have found that eighth-grade classes spend just about 20 minutes a week on geography, and that’s reflected in standardized tests. Just over a quarter of all eighth-graders score proficient or higher in the subject, which is a problem because knowing geography is key to understanding world events, politics and business. NPR’s Amanda Morris reports on a game that some teachers are using to engage students in the world around them.

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Institute for Human Development at NAU joins University of Hawaii on Project TEAMS (June 10-28 in Flagstaff)

| May 6, 2019
Institute for Human Development at NAU joins University of Hawaii on Project TEAMS (June 10-28 in Flagstaff)

The Institute for Human Development at NAU has joined the University of Hawaii on Project TEAMS (Twice-Exceptional Students Achieving and Matriculating in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), to be held June 10-28 at the Institute for Human Development, 912 W. Riordan Road, Flagstaff.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for May 4 — New Toolkit: An Afterschool Guide to Partnering on Career and Technical Education

| May 6, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for May 4 — New Toolkit: An Afterschool Guide to Partnering on Career and Technical Education

The Afterschool Alliance has created a toolkit to provide afterschool stakeholders and advocates with specific guidance on how to utilize a number of new updates provided in Perkins V to improve the use of afterschool programming as a core strategy to improve workforce/career development programs.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for May 3 — 3 Interesting Articles We’re Reading

| May 6, 2019
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for May 3 — 3 Interesting Articles We’re Reading

What We’re Reading …

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United Way of Northern Arizona update for May 3 — Getting Ready for KinderCamp 2019

| May 6, 2019
United Way of Northern Arizona update for May 3 — Getting Ready for KinderCamp 2019

… For 15 years, UWNA and its community partners have offered KinderCamp™ as a way of leveling the playing field for those who have not had the opportunity to attend preschool

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Expect More Arizona update for May 2 — The Expect More Excellence Tour

| May 6, 2019
Expect More Arizona update for May 2 — The Expect More Excellence Tour

The Expect MoreExcellence Tour spotlights what schools and communities in Arizona are doing today to make progress toward an excellent education for every student, and celebrates the kind of excellence we expect and believe must be available to all students.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for May 1 — Conference Registration Now Open

| May 6, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) update for May 1 — Conference Registration Now Open

Registration now open for School’s Out, Make It Council Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, Phoenix Conference Center.

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Two Flagstaff High School students reach second round of Vans contest. See more local education news here

| April 30, 2019
Two Flagstaff High School students reach second round of Vans contest. See more local education news here

Anyone who has teenagers knows they like to doodle, putting their artistic mark on anything and everything.Two Flagstaff High School students in Kayley Quick’s graphic design class took the habit to the next level by placing their own custom designs onto two pairs of white Vans shoes.

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#RedForEd seeks action on per-pupil funding and other demands not met last year. See more state education news here

| April 30, 2019
#RedForEd seeks action on per-pupil funding and other demands not met last year. See more state education news here

A year after tens of thousands of teachers and education advocates marched through Phoenix streets demanding action on low teacher pay and per student funding that remains below pre-recession levels, #RedForEd supporters and Arizona Educators United are seeking progress on demands not addressed last year.

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