Tag: Arizona Daily Sun

Education budget cuts would cost FUSD $1 million

| February 25, 2015
Education budget cuts would cost FUSD $1 million

February 24, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun Flagstaff Unified School District is among the hundreds of Arizona school districts protesting Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget. “Initially, this budget was advertised as increasing dollars to the classroom and that’s not quite accurate,” said FUSD Superintendent Barbara Hickman. “We’re having a decrease in […]

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Opinion — Coconino Voices: Education an economic imperative

| February 23, 2015
Opinion — Coconino Voices: Education an economic imperative

February 22, 2015 • By Karla Brewster — Special to the Arizona Daily Sun Recently, I had the privilege of attending the 105th Arizona Town Hall titled “Arizona’s Economy.” … Although there were five areas that focused on creating a better economy, the most important one by far was the emphasis on education and workforce […]

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Community Briefs: Fifth graders take $1 challenge

| February 16, 2015
Community Briefs: Fifth graders take $1 challenge

February 15, 2015 • Arizona Daily Sun FLAGSTAFF — Knoles Elementary School fifth grade teacher Josie Hammond recently gave her students a $1 challenge. Hammond gave the students $1 and challenged them to see how they could make a difference in Flagstaff with just that dollar. The class plans to make flyers with her $1 […]

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Killip students embrace STEM

| February 4, 2015
Killip students embrace STEM

February 01, 2015  • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun Killip Elementary School fifth-grader Oscar Landa lights up as he explains how his classmates studied how the nitrates from fish waste can feed plants. Then, they designed a way to filter and pump water from a fish tank to a nearby aquaponic green wall, […]

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