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FALA finances stabilized; new focus on improving C grade. See more education news here

| June 20, 2018
FALA finances stabilized; new focus on improving C grade. See more education news here

Eli Cohen, the new executive director at Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy, is hoping for a bigger, bolder future for the school.

“I think we’ve been kind of treading water for a few years and now we’re finally able to plan for the future,” he said. “It doesn’t have to happen all in one year. We’ve got a strategic plan for one, three and five years into the future.”

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Junior high graduates at Tuba City reminded to always keep family first. See more education news here

| June 20, 2018
Junior high graduates at Tuba City reminded to always keep family first. See more education news here

For the 2018 Tuba City Junior High School (TCJHS) eighth graders, graduation day is a step toward a new high school adventure and the next chapter of their academic career, as they move closer to college.

TCJHS held its annual graduation ceremony May 25 at the high school’s Warrior Pavilion with hundreds of parents, relatives and community members in attendance to support the students.

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Williams emergency responders visit WEMS Kindercamp

| June 20, 2018
Williams emergency responders visit WEMS Kindercamp

Williams Fire Department, Kaibab National Forest, Williams Police Department and Life Line Ambulance were among the emergency responders who visited Williams Elementary-Middle School Kindercamp June 8.

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Grand Canyon School registration starts June 25 at Tusayan Town Hall. See more education news here

| June 20, 2018
Grand Canyon School registration starts June 25 at Tusayan Town Hall. See more education news here

The new school year begins Aug. 1 and that means school registration is right around the corner. 

Registration for new and returning students will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 25-26 at Tusayan Town Hall and June 27-28 at the school’s multipurpose room.

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Invest In Ed Gaining Momentum

| June 20, 2018
Invest In Ed Gaining Momentum

Arizona teachers trying to get signatures to support the Invest In Ed Act, which if passed would create a dedicated funding source to keep great teachers in Arizona classrooms and give students the one on one attention they need to be successful.

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Flagstaff STEM City — Summer is here! Flagstaff has an assortment of activities for all ages. Check out some of the summer fun below. Also see related countywide Summer Camp, Summer Reading and related stories here

| June 20, 2018
Flagstaff STEM City — Summer is here! Flagstaff has an assortment of activities for all ages. Check out some of the summer fun below. Also see related countywide Summer Camp, Summer Reading and related stories here

• Summer Day Camps at the Museum of Northern Arizona
• Kids Square: Worms! at Willow Bend environmental center
• Wednesday Weed Walks by Flagstaff Open Space
ª Concert Series at The Arboretum at Flagstaff

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Legislative Wrap-Up: What the new budget and bills mean for K-12 schools (+ Infographics)

| June 13, 2018
Legislative Wrap-Up: What the new budget and bills mean for K-12 schools (+ Infographics)

What will the Arizona Legislature’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget and the key bills that were approved this session mean for K-12 public schools during the next school year?

Education advocates main goals this year were to secure additional district additional assistance funding, protect the 1.06 percent teacher pay stipend and move it into base level funding, and seek additional building renewal funding, said Chris Kotterman, governmental relations director for Arizona School Boards Association.

“Obviously, all those things did happen and then some,” Kotterman said during a recent Legislative Wrap-Up webinar.

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Public schools to get 280 new buses from lawsuit settlement

| June 13, 2018
Public schools to get 280 new buses from lawsuit settlement

More than 280 aging – and presumably high-polluting – school buses are going to be replaced, at no cost to Arizona taxpayers.

Gov. Doug Ducey announced (on June 8) he intends to use more than half of the $59 million the state is getting as its share of a nationwide settlement with Volkswagen to replace buses that are at least 15 years old and have more than 100,000 miles on them.

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Learn How Your Vote Impacts Education Decision-Making at the State, County and Local Level. More education news here

| June 13, 2018
Learn How Your Vote Impacts Education Decision-Making at the State, County and Local Level. More education news here

Setting education policy is a complicated process that takes place at many levels. Some decisions are made by elected officials and others by you the voter/parent/resident. To help you make sense of the process, here’s a look at which bodies are responsible for making decisions, and how your vote impacts the final outcome.

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Page high alum selected as trackand field All-American

| June 13, 2018
Page high alum selected as trackand field All-American

Davonte Jett-Reynolds, a 2017 graduate of Page High School has been chosen as a 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association- Division I Track and Field All American.
Jett-Reynolds ran the 5000-meter with the Central Arizona College track and field team where he placed fifth with a time of 15:15.77 in the national collegiate competition held in El Dorado, Kansas two weeks ago. There was a total 34 colleges competing.

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