Tag: Graduation

Arizona ELL Student Graduation Rate Lags Far Behind National Average

| March 1, 2017
Arizona ELL Student Graduation Rate Lags Far Behind National Average

The graduation rate among English Language Learners is lagging behind that of non-ELL students in the United States. A report by NPR shows ELL students in Arizona have the worst graduation rate in the country.

The graduation rate among ELL students in Arizona is about 18 percent, according to an analysis of U.S. Department of Education data recently published by NPR. That’s well below the state’s non ELL student graduation rate of 75 percent.

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Local high school grads celebrate

| June 3, 2015
Local high school grads celebrate

May 30, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun It was a week of celebrations in Flagstaff. Hundreds of local students received their diplomas this week during separate graduation ceremonies for Ponderosa High School, Northland Preparatory Academy, Summit High School, Coconino High School and Flagstaff High School. Amid the cheering, hugging and wild applause from […]

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Tuba City High School students graduate in front of packed house of well wishers

| June 3, 2015
Tuba City High School students graduate in front of packed house of well wishers

June 2, 2015 • By Rosanda Suetopka • Navajo-Hopi Observer TUBA CITY, Ariz. – It was a packed house at Tuba City Warrior Pavilion May 23 for Tuba City High School’s commencement ceremony. Family, friends, administrators, teachers, godparents, grandparents and even great grandparents all attended to witness the graduates take a new step toward their independent […]

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NAU, CCC graduations coming up

| May 6, 2015
NAU, CCC graduations coming up

May 5, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun It’s graduation week at Northern Arizona University and Coconino Community College. Nearly 5,000 students are scheduled to receive their diplomas from NAU this weekend during five commencement ceremonies in the Walkup Skydome. The ceremonies will take place Friday at 1 and 5 p.m. and […]

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