Tag: AZEDNEWS

“Miss Indian NAU Enjoying Outreach in Elementary Schools”

| May 16, 2015
“Miss Indian NAU Enjoying Outreach in Elementary Schools”

AZEDNEWS: “Miss Indian NAU Enjoying Outreach in Elementary Schools” Jayme Biakeddy, from Fort Defiance on the Navajo Nation, said one of her favorite things about being Miss Indian NAU has been the opportunity to talk with grade-school students. When she shows up to classrooms in full regalia, their eyes widen and the students listen closely. “I tell […]

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Flagstaff Students Take Part in Southwest Experimental Garden Array Project

| May 13, 2015
Flagstaff Students Take Part in Southwest Experimental Garden Array Project

Seven AP Biology and former AP Environmental Science students from Flagstaff High School went to the Mangum Ranch on the Kaibab Plateau of Northern Arizona for a service-learning project from April 22 to 26 with the Southwest Experimental Garden Array (SEGA) Project in partnership with the Grand Canyon Trust, The Arboretum of Flagstaff, the Department of Biology and College of Forestry at Northern Arizona University.

SEGA is designed to study and model the effects on climate change on ecosystems of the U.S. Southwest, as well as, to provide study sites for scientists across the nation.

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Student Choice

| May 1, 2015
Student Choice

AZEDNEWS: STUDENT CHOICE,DATA USE EARN NATIONAL ACCLAIM FOR RURAL ARIZONA SCHOOL When Cole Young, former principal of Humboldt Elementary School, received an email from a nonprofit organization about how highly performing schools overcome challenges, he initially thought it was an ad asking his school to take part in a competitive application process. It wasn’t, and Humboldt Elementary is one […]

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Duncan Speaks at Innovation Summit

| April 10, 2015
Duncan Speaks at Innovation Summit

Here is an article from AZEDNEWS: Duncan Speaks at Innovation Summit, Phoenix Early Childhood Center: April 07, 2015 / Elaine Quesinberry/ U.S. Department of Education and Joseph Ortiz/ Roosevelt School District / Stories by You U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan spoke and participated in a panel discussion on educational technology and the importance of equity through […]

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233 AZ Superintendents sent a letter to AZ Legislators

| February 20, 2015
233 AZ Superintendents sent a letter to AZ Legislators

Here is an article by Arizona Education News Service: February 18, 2015 / Nedda Shafir/Arizona School Administrators Inc. / Stories by You Two hundred thirty three Arizona school district superintendents, who are members of Arizona Association of School Administrators, sent a letter today to Arizona Legislators. The letter is in response to the K-12 education portion of […]

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233 Arizona superintendents ask legislators to not cut K-12 school funding

| February 18, 2015
233 Arizona superintendents ask legislators to not cut K-12 school funding

February 18, 2015 • By Nedda Shafir • Arizona School Administrators Inc. • AZEDNEWS Two hundred thirty three Arizona school district superintendents, who are members of Arizona Association of School Administrators, sent a letter today to Arizona Legislators. The letter is in response to the K-12 education portion of Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget for […]

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