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Nation supports funding for expansion of NAU’s Native American Cultural Center. See more education news here

| August 29, 2018
Nation supports funding for expansion of NAU’s Native American Cultural Center. See more education news here

On Aug. 16, the Naabik’iyátí’ Committee issued a “do pass” recommendation for legislation approving a grant in the amount of $3 million for Northern Arizona University (NAU) to expand its Native American Cultural Center.

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Williams Elementary-Middle School hosts open house. See more education news here

| August 29, 2018
Williams Elementary-Middle School hosts open house. See more education news here

Williams Elementary-Middle School hosted an Open House Aug. 23 offering parents a chance to meet with teachers and get an overview of what the 2018-2019 school year will look like for their student. Parents met with faculty and teachers and visited classrooms.

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Coconino Community College offers hybrid courses on South Rim

| August 29, 2018
Coconino Community College offers hybrid courses on South Rim

Coconino Community College (CCC), is offering hybrid courses at Albright Training Center in Grand Canyon National Park. Enrollment is open until Aug. 31.

The courses, include face-to-face classroom time and labs every other Friday by an instructor and include additional content online. The classes are being offered in responses to the community’s requests for more live teaching throughout the county.

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Page Unified School District to present ‘Tri-University’ event on Aug. 30

| August 29, 2018
Page Unified School District to present ‘Tri-University’ event on Aug. 30

The Page Unified School District will present its “Tri-University” event featuring representatives of the University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University and Arizona State University from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 at the CAB Auditorium.

The event is to ensure students and their families are well informed about the opportunities and resources available to them by the three Arizona public universities.

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Flagstaff Early Childhood Resource Fair to be held on Sept. 29

| August 29, 2018
Flagstaff Early Childhood Resource Fair to be held on Sept. 29

Vendors can now sign up to table at 8th annual event

FLAGSTAFF — The Flagstaff Early Childhood Resource Fair — FREE FAMILY FUN! will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Flagstaff High School, 400 W Elm St., Flagstaff.

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Back-To-School Night

| August 26, 2018
Back-To-School Night

It’s FUSD’s #1 Indian Education Support Program Back to School Night! Featuring: community agencies and organizations; college, career & scholarships; school supplies: first 250 K-12th students will receive school supplies!

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Flagstaff’s San Francisco de Asis Catholic Preschool receives highest quality rating

| August 26, 2018
Flagstaff’s San Francisco de Asis Catholic Preschool receives highest quality rating

The San Francisco de Asis Catholic Preschool in Flagstaff recently achieved a five-star rating through Arizona’s First Things First Quality First program. The ratings is the highest available and a first for the Coconino region.

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CCC&Y board approves new Policy Initiatives for 2018-19

| August 24, 2018
CCC&Y board approves new Policy Initiatives for 2018-19

The board of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth voted on Aug. 20 to approve a series of Policy Initiatives for 2018-19.

The policies cover education, child welfare, environmental equity and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

CCC&Y is a non-partisan organization that supports an educated and engaged voting population that participates in our democratic process.

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Voters will get the final say on measure to tax Arizona’s rich for education. See related news here

| August 22, 2018
Voters will get the final say on measure to tax Arizona’s rich for education. See related news here

A judge has slapped down efforts by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry to block people from voting on whether income taxes on the rich should be hiked to generate $690 million a year for education.

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Helios Education Foundation and Arizona Governor’s Office Working to Increase K-3 Literacy

| August 22, 2018
Helios Education Foundation and Arizona Governor’s Office Working to Increase K-3 Literacy

Recently, Arizona’s education goals and strong education partnerships were featured at the Education Commission of the States, 2018 National Forum on Education Policy. Janice Palmer, Helios’ Vice President and Director of Policy, joined Dawn Wallace, Governor Ducey’s Senior Advisor, Education and Strategic Initiatives, in presenting how Arizona is utilizing public-private partnerships to improve educational outcomes for all Arizona students.

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