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Expect More Arizona — Learn How Your Vote Impacts Education Decision-Making at the State, County and Local Level. See more state education news here

| October 13, 2020
Expect More Arizona — Learn How Your Vote Impacts Education Decision-Making at the State, County and Local Level. See more state education news here

Setting education policy is a complicated process that takes place at many levels. Some decisions are made by elected officials and others by you the voter/parent/resident. To help you make sense of the process, here’s a look at which bodies are responsible for making decisions, and how your vote impacts the final outcome.

Close to home, you help elect governing board members for the school district in which you live. Governing board member are elected by their community and board seats are up for election every four years.

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With most U.S. students still learning online, parents say they want better virtual instruction. See more national education news here

| October 13, 2020
With most U.S. students still learning online, parents say they want better virtual instruction. See more national education news here

The majority of America’s public school students are learning exclusively online, according to a new national poll of their parents — and most of those parents want school officials to focus on improving that experience.

The poll, released by the National Parents Union, a group that backs school choice and a comprehensive educational response to the pandemic, paints one of the most complete pictures to date of parents’ feelings about this school year. It also offers hints to school officials about what parents want as debates about when to open school buildings continue.

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Local Education Spotlight — FHS Girls’ Basketball Coach Receives Spirit of Cotton Award from Phoenix Suns. See more local education news here

| October 13, 2020
Local Education Spotlight — FHS Girls’ Basketball Coach Receives Spirit of Cotton Award from Phoenix Suns. See more local education news here

Congratulations to Flagstaff High School Girls’ Basketball Coach, Tyrone Johnson, for receiving the Spirit of Cotton Award from the Phoenix Suns! Coach Tyrone Johnson was surprised with this award for exemplifying Cotton Fitzsimmons’ leadership, dedication, and service to the community in helping guide and mentor student-athletes.

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