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Northern Arizona University students head back to school. See more education news here

| August 29, 2018
Northern Arizona University students head back to school. See more education news here

More than 22,600 students descended upon the Northern Arizona University Campus on Monday for the first day of the 2018-19 school year.

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Lunch changes for FUSD schools this year. More education news here

| August 22, 2018
Lunch changes for FUSD schools this year. More education news here

This new school year means some changes for both public and charter schools in Flagstaff. With more free meals and healthier lunch choices, here’s an overview of food options for FUSD this year.

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First day for Flagstaff schools. See more education news here

| August 15, 2018
First day for Flagstaff schools. See more education news here

On Thursday, about 10,000 students in Flagstaff went to their first day of school for the 2018-19 school year.

It was the opening day for 13 of 15 Flagstaff Unified School District schools, with the exception of modified year-round schools Killip Elementary and Leupp Public School.

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FUSD asks for $75 million bond and override on November ballot. See more education news here

| August 7, 2018
FUSD asks for $75 million bond and override on November ballot. See more education news here

Voters will be asked to consider two local, school-related measures on the ballot in November, a school bond and the renewal of a budget override.

Together, the measures could provide the Flagstaff Unified School District continued and additional funding for the next five to six years, said FUSD superintendent Mike Penca.

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Opening doors: CCC partners with Havasupai on GED exam prep. See more education news here

| August 1, 2018
Opening doors: CCC partners with Havasupai on GED exam prep. See more education news here

SUPAI, Ariz. – Nine people, ages 17 to 45, sat in the community center, not knowing what to expect.

But they knew they decided to come because they wanted to take the next step to get their General Educational Development (GED) certificate.

“I told them if they have the opportunity for a GED, they should take it,” said Carlos Powell Sr., Early Head Start Director on the Havasupai Reservation.

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Back to school on the Mountain Line. See more education news here

| July 25, 2018
Back to school on the Mountain Line. See more education news here

The Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority announced sale of semester long Mountain Line bus passes and yearlong passes for the back to school season.

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Flagstaff students attend the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

| July 18, 2018
Flagstaff students attend the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

Two students, one from Flagstaff High School and one from Coconino High School, are in Louisville, Kentucky this week as delegates and competitors at the 52nd National Leadership and Skills Competition sponsored by SkillsUSA.

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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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NPA superintendent retires with main goals achieved. See more education news here

| June 5, 2018
NPA superintendent retires with main goals achieved. See more education news here

After 12 years of guiding the growth of Northland Preparatory Academy, Superintendent Bob Lombardi is stepping down.

Lombardi said he’s enjoyed the years he’s spent at NPA helping the campus, the students and the staff grow from about 360 students in 2006 to 640 students today. The school has a 99 percent graduation rate with the majority of its graduates heading to college.

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Updated: Still time to check out summer camps in region. Also, see Summer Reading Programs here

| June 5, 2018
Updated: Still time to check out summer camps in region. Also, see Summer Reading Programs here

Also check out Summer Reading Programs Below

With the end of the school year and summer rapidly approaching, time is running short for parents to search for information on summer camps and other educational programs for their children.

The following is our latest listing of summer camps in the region.

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