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Department of Education is inviting all Arizonans to share their priorities for education by responding to an online survey

| August 24, 2016
Department of Education is inviting all Arizonans to share their priorities for education by responding to an online survey

The state’s Department of Education is inviting all Arizonans to share their priorities for education by responding to an online survey, the results of which will be used to develop Arizona’s plan for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

ESSA, which will replace No Child Left Behind as the primary federal legislation addressing the nation’s public education system, is scheduled to be implemented in the 2017-2018 school year. ESSA allows states to set their own goals and measurements for determining student and school success but requires them to do so using a transparent process that involves students, parents, teachers and the community at large.

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Children’s Action Alliance provides resources on public education this election season

| August 15, 2016
Children’s Action Alliance provides resources on public education this election season

By now, most Arizona voters who vote by mail should have gotten their ballots for this year’s primary elections and are in the process of choosing their candidates.

The election is August 30th, less than three weeks away, and with so little time to decide, voters are often stumped on who should get their vote for the state legislature.

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2016 ‘We Are Listening Tour’ comes to Page on Sept. 20

| August 10, 2016
2016 ‘We Are Listening Tour’ comes to Page on Sept. 20

The 2016 “We Are Listening” Tour will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Cultural Arts Center, 660 S. Navajo Drive, Page.

The 2016 “We Are Listening” Tour will include public meetings on all topics concerning K-12 education. The meetings will run from May through December of 2016. Not all dates are listed at this time and will be posted as venues confirm availability.

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Candidates state their position as a potential advocate representing the children, youth, and families of Flagstaff

| August 3, 2016
Candidates state their position as a potential advocate representing the children, youth, and families of Flagstaff

CCC&Y’s Action and Outreach Committee has developed the following questionnaire for ALL Candidates in our region this election season. Our intent is to inform voters, providing them with perspective on candidate views, their role as an elected official, and their position as a potential advocate representing the children, youth, and families of Flagstaff.

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This Week: Intro to Early Learning Standard & Infant Toddler Developmental Guidelines

| August 1, 2016
This Week: Intro to Early Learning Standard & Infant Toddler Developmental Guidelines

Join ASCC for their professional development classes on Early Learning Standards and Infant-Toddler Developmental Guidelines on August 5th.

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Flagstaff Public Library Events for August

| August 1, 2016
Flagstaff Public Library Events for August

Join the Flagstaff Public Library this August for children and family events!

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Transformative Learning Center to present free 12-week Family Development Course

| July 27, 2016
Transformative Learning Center to present free 12-week Family Development Course

By the Transformative Learning Center The Coconino County Transformative Learning Center, the Coconino County Education Service Agency and the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff will present a free 12-week Family Development Course for those parenting children 0-5 starting in mid-August at Killip Elementary School, Flagstaff. Come meet other parents and get some support. Dinner and childcare […]

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Education on parade during Flagstaff 4th of July celebration

| July 6, 2016
Education on parade during Flagstaff 4th of July celebration

With an estimated 10,000 people lining the streets of downtown Flagstaff, educational, civic and a variety of other groups were able to put on a colorful show during the 20th annual Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade. The event featured more than 100 entries.

Volunteers for the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth gathered early Monday morning to decorate their float loaded with more than 7,000 pinwheels to be handed out to children along the parade route.

The event also featured the annual parade of schools led by youth carrying the Flagstaff Unified School District banner.

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Native American high school students gain hands-on media experience

| June 22, 2016
Native American high school students gain hands-on media experience

Northern Arizona University is opening the media lens to twenty Native American high school students this summer. The Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Journalism Workshop kicked off this week and the students are buzzing around the newsroom telling their stories.

The fifth annual workshop gives students the opportunity to learn broadcast news while working in the School of Communication’s student media center newsroom.

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NAU’s College of Education will host its Seventh American Indian / Indigenous Teacher Education Conference on June 17-18

| June 15, 2016
NAU’s College of Education will host its Seventh American Indian / Indigenous Teacher Education Conference on June 17-18

Northern Arizona University’s College of Education will host its Seventh American Indian / Indigenous Teacher Education Conference — “Honoring All Teachers,” from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18 at NAU’s Eastburn Education Building.

A reception will be held at NAU’s Native American Culture Center from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 16.

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