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Preliminary data indicates Arts Education Fuels the Economy!

| March 12, 2014
Preliminary data indicates Arts Education Fuels the Economy!

According to an article released on Monday, March 10, 2014, online by the Chronicle of Higher Education, preliminary estimates from the Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account indicate some stunning data.

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4th Annual Early Childhood Fairs in Flagstaff, Williams, and Page!

| March 7, 2014
4th Annual Early Childhood Fairs in Flagstaff, Williams, and Page!

The 4th annual Early Childhood Fair will be coming to Flagstaff, Williams, and Page this year. The theme is PLAY-LEARN-GROW.

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Major Changes Coming to SAT College Entrance Exam in Spring 2016

| March 6, 2014
Major Changes Coming to SAT College Entrance Exam in Spring 2016

According to a recent story on CNN.com, the SAT college exam is undergoing extensive redesigning to increase the quality of the evaluation. David Coleman, the President and CEO of College Board, the company which creates and administers this frequently used standardized college entrance exam, said the test as it is being administered now is, “far too disconnected from the work of our high schools.”

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FUSD- Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration — April 2

| March 5, 2014
FUSD- Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration — April 2

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! April 2nd from 5:30-7:30 p.m.!! Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) invites you to the first Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration at NAU’s J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome. The purpose of this event is to showcase STEM education and business in Flagstaff. Through this event FUSD hopes to educate the community on the STEM emphasis not only in our schools at every level but the opportunities for students once they have graduated high school or college and are entering the workforce.

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National Foundation Offers Multi-Year Scholarship to Qualifying Seventh Grade Students

| March 5, 2014
National Foundation Offers Multi-Year Scholarship to Qualifying Seventh Grade Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program will award seventh-graders in the country financial support for educational and extracurricular activities throughout high school. The Young Scholars Program is open to students with outstanding academic records, accomplishments outside of the classroom, and substantial financial need. Application are due by March 20th, 2014.

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First Lady Takes FAFSA Completion Campaign to New Heights

| February 7, 2014
First Lady Takes FAFSA Completion Campaign to New Heights

The college access and success movement gained new momentum on Wednesday as First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to students and parents completing FAFSA forms at the T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, VA.

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Support Flagstaff Foodlinks

| February 1, 2014
Support Flagstaff Foodlinks

Flagstaff Foodlink provides gardeners, schools, and community members a way to connect to nature and each other, while at the same time providing access to local, nutritious food.

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Safety & Inclusion for All Youth

| January 27, 2014
Safety & Inclusion for All Youth

This workshop will shed a light on issues related to gender and gender expression and provide the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for educators and out-of-school time providers to ensure that their classroom and/or program is a safe, inclusive, and respectful environment for all youth.

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Yavapai College’s no-cost Child Care Professional Training seminars coming to Winslow!

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Yavapai College’s no-cost Child Care Professional Training seminars coming to Winslow!

Begin a career in child care!
Learn more about the growing, rewarding field of early childhood education through Yavapai College’s no-cost Child Care Professional Training seminars coming to Winslow beginning January 24 th !

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Arizona Lacks Educated and Skilled Workforce to Truly Compete

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Arizona Lacks Educated and Skilled Workforce to Truly Compete

“Arguing over whether the state ranks 48th or 45th or 42nd in the nation on any of these measures misses the point. The important fact is that we are below the national average in educational attainment. We are not serving our children well; we are not positioning our economy to prosper.”

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