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FUSD- Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration — April 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

| March 25, 2014
FUSD- Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration — April 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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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Urgent AZ Budget update from Children’s Action Alliance

| March 25, 2014
Urgent AZ Budget update from Children’s Action Alliance

The Children’s Action Alliance says, “After just four days of consideration, the State Senate approved a budget proposal last week on a party line vote. We expect the House of Representatives to debate and vote on this same budget proposal today and tomorrow. Like in the Senate, there will be virtually no time or opportunity for public input to shape this critical policy. Despite amendments, the Senate budget plan leaves gaping holes for Arizona children and families”

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

| March 24, 2014
REMINDER-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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Arizona Legislators discuss Education issues on Arizona Horizons

| March 23, 2014
Arizona Legislators discuss Education issues on Arizona Horizons

Arizona Horizons recent episode has Senate Minority Leader Anna Tovar and House Minority Leader Chad Campbell discuss the recent votes related to Common Core/AZ College and Readiness Standards, the educational vouchers, CPS issues and the Budget.

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Meet a Candidate for AZ Superintendent of Public Instruction, David Garcia

| March 23, 2014
Meet a Candidate for AZ Superintendent of Public Instruction, David Garcia

Friday, March 28th, Dr. David Garcia will be at the East Flagstaff Library holding an informal Q & A session about his vision for Arizona’s educational future. This meeting will be free and open to all.

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AZ College and Career Ready Standards Myths VS. Facts

| March 21, 2014
AZ College and Career Ready Standards Myths VS. Facts

A Myth Vs. Fact Sheet on the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards was compiled and discussed at a recent CCC&Y advocacy committee meeting. We have provided that sheet for those interested in reading them and learning more about the subject.

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What Do Teachers Think About Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards?

| March 17, 2014
What Do Teachers Think About Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards?

A new survey of Arizona teachers indicates a large majority of teachers are in favor of the new standards.

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FUSD- Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration — April 2

| March 17, 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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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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