Tag: Arizona School Boards Assoication

Foundation grant to help NACA connect Native youth with elders in community

| October 2, 2015
Foundation grant to help NACA connect Native youth with elders in community

A new $10,000 grant will help Native Americans for Community Action (NACA) fund a project that aims to help Native American youth interact with community elders. The grant, awarded by the Running Strong for American Indian Youth Foundation, will fund the Circles of Care project, WISE (Working in Support of Elders).

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Children Struggle To Master Reading – Study: 34% of kindergartners not ‘ready to read’

| October 2, 2015
Children Struggle To Master Reading – Study: 34% of kindergartners not ‘ready to read’

In Payson, 34 percent of kindergarten children are not prepared to read when they start school, according to statistics from Read On Arizona, a statewide public/private partnership to improve language and literacy for children birth through age 8. Students who don’t get enough stimulation as children lack the basic skills needed to start learning. This happens for a variety of reasons, including parents failing to read or even talk with their children and not attending preschool…

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Release of Legislators 2015 Voting Records – See their positions

| September 14, 2015
Release of Legislators 2015 Voting Records – See their positions

ASBA’s sister organization, Friends of Arizona School Boards Association, has once again released their yearly voting records and district demographic data. View this post for a link to the 2015 voting records!

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Expect More Arizona President & CEO Talks Test Results on Horizon

| August 17, 2015
Expect More Arizona President & CEO Talks Test Results on Horizon

By Expect More Arizona Expect More Arizona President & CEO, Pearl Chang Esau, spoke with Ted Simons on Horizon about the unofficial AzMERIT test results and why Arizona needs to move forward with high expectations for our students. …Read the full article and see the video HERE Please see other recent AzMERIT stories here: Expect More […]

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ESEA: Senate v. House

| July 27, 2015
ESEA: Senate v. House

Both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have passed separate versions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Click HERE for a chart showing the key differences between the two proposals.

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