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Education Spotlight — CCC: Putting students first for 30 years. See more local education, state and national news here

| August 31, 2021
Education Spotlight — CCC: Putting students first for 30 years. See more local education, state and national news here

Cupcakes. Ice cream. Laughter and shared memories of service to students.

On Aug. 24, 26 and 27, friends, staff, faculty and students celebrated Coconino Community College’s 30th anniversary with parties across the county. Each birthday bash was designed as a come-and-go event to ensure social distancing to help keep everyone safe. CCC’s two locations in Flagstaff and at the location in Page featured comments from CCC staff, supporters and community leaders over the course of three hours in order to keep the crowd down.

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Coconino County Health & Human Services presents 2021 Back to School Health Fair in Flagstaff

| July 20, 2021
Coconino County Health & Human Services presents 2021 Back to School Health Fair in Flagstaff

Despite threatening weather, the Coconino County Health & Human Services successfully marked the return of the county’s Back to School Health Fair on July 17 Flagstaff.

The event, held at the county’s King Street location, featured nearly 20 socially-spaced vendors who provided health and education materials to families.

Some of the participants included Arizona Health Zone, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Candelen/Elevate Pre-K, the Coconino Coaltion for Children & Youth, Delta Dental, the Flagstaff Public Library, First Things First, North County HealthCare and the Salvation Army.

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Check out these Excellence Tour stories from October

| November 4, 2018
Check out these Excellence Tour stories from October

We believe it is possible for every student to receive an excellent education every step of the way. In order to get there, it is important to identify the programs and initiatives we know are working so they can be celebrated, and potentially replicated. Check out these Excellence Tour stories from October:

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Pay raise puts slight dent in Arizona teacher shortage

| September 9, 2018
Pay raise puts slight dent in Arizona teacher shortage

The new report by the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association found that the 178 school districts and charter schools who responded to the survey reported they needed to fill 6,227 slots this school year.

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Candidates sought to run for school board

| August 15, 2018
Candidates sought to run for school board

There are 11 Coconino County School Districts with governing board vacancies for the Nov. 6 election.

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First Things First April Update

| April 22, 2018
First Things First April Update

First Things First have released their April 2018 update of news and the latest happenings within First Things First! Follow the links to read more about each story.

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CCCY Response to the Current Education Climate

| April 15, 2018
CCCY Response to the Current Education Climate

While we sincerely hope that Arizona is able to avoid a teacher strike, we at the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth have been reporting on the desperately needed support for education in our State for years now.  We recognize that we all make choices and get what we pay for.  For us in Arizona, […]

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Deadline approaching to register for CCC&Y 2018 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon on March 29

| March 13, 2018
Deadline approaching to register for CCC&Y 2018 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon on March 29

In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, CCC&Y will present the 2018 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon — “Honoring Legacy, Empowering Future,” at Little America Hotel, Flagstaff on March 29th, 2018. The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Event, featuring keynote speaker Billy Mills, Olympic Gold Medalist and co-founder of Running Strong for American Indian Youth, serves as a kickoff to Child Abuse Prevention Month in April

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April 2 — State Budget hearing concerning education to be held in Flagstaff

| March 29, 2017
April 2 — State Budget hearing concerning education to be held in Flagstaff

A state budget hearing concerning education, children will be held April 2 in Flagstaff.

Arizona Schools Now is hosting a community budget hearing to let everyday Arizonans weigh in on education funding at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 2 at The Flagstaff Aquaplex, 1702 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff.

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Lawsuit: Havasupai students deprived of ‘basic general education”. See more Grand Canyon News education stories here

| January 25, 2017
Lawsuit: Havasupai students deprived of ‘basic general education”. See more Grand Canyon News education stories here

Nine students in the Havasupai Nation have filed a lawsuit against the federal government claiming that agencies including the Bureau of Indian Education “have knowingly failed to provide basic general education” to children in the remote area of Arizona.

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