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AZ Horizons News Report

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
AZ Horizons News Report

An interview on Arizona’s Horizons news program about a childs first eight years.

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Pathways after school program receives Award of Excellence

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Pathways after school program receives Award of Excellence

Flagstaff mentoring program receives recognition as one of the best after school programs in the state.

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Do We Invest in Preschools or Prisons

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Do We Invest in Preschools or Prisons

“…we’ll have to confront the pathologies of poverty at some point. We can deal with them cheaply at the front end, in infancy. Or we can wait and jail a troubled adolescent at the tail end. To some extent, we face a choice between investing in preschools or in prisons.”

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School’s Out, Make It Count!

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
School’s Out, Make It Count!

The new Arizona Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs documents are now available.

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iCivics Video

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
iCivics Video

Check out a new video about the Florence School District.

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Secure Rural Schools Reauthorized through Fiscal Year 2014

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Secure Rural Schools Reauthorized through Fiscal Year 2014

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors applauded the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for approving an extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act (SRS) through Fiscal Year 2014.

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Science Standards a Welcome Addition

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Science Standards a Welcome Addition

There’s another set of “standards” meant to do for science what the College and Career Ready Standards (Common Core) are to do for English and mathematics.

The Next Generation Science Standards were highlighted in an April New York Times article titled “New Guidelines Call for Broad Changes in Science Education.”

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State Funding to Local School Districts in Arizona fell 17% per student

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
State Funding to Local School Districts in Arizona fell 17% per student

THANK YOU! Children’s Action Alliance for this helpful information!! Repeated cuts to Arizona classrooms have been so severe that even with last year’s $82 million increase in state K-12 funding, Arizona has the third highest state funding cuts per student in the country since the recession began. An updated national report released today by the […]

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Common Core State Standards Video

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Common Core State Standards Video

This three-minute video explains how the Common Core State Standards will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to know to get to graduation and beyond.

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What Huppenthal really thinks about Common Core

| September 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
What Huppenthal really thinks about Common Core

Arizona Schools Superintendent John Huppenthal explains what he really thinks about Arizona’s new Common Core standards for schools.

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