Tag: K-12 education

Education Spotlight: STEM Night 2020 in need of partners and sponsors. See more local education news here

| January 7, 2020
Education Spotlight: STEM Night 2020 in need of partners and sponsors. See more local education news here

STEM City, a nonprofit that seeks to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to the Flagstaff community, is seeking partners and sponsors for its Flagstaff Community STEM Night at the NAU Skydome on March 9, from 5 to 7 p.m.

The free event, which had more than 2,000 participants last year, encourages children and their families to experience and think about STEM in new ways.

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azcentral reports: Legislature approves a budget. See related stories here

| May 4, 2016
azcentral reports: Legislature approves a budget. See related stories here

In the wee hours Wednesday morning, the Arizona Legislature approved a $9.6 billion budget that restores some funding to K-12 education and provides a tax cut for business owners, while ignoring passionate pleas to revive a children’s health-care program for low-income families.

The spending plan that will head to Gov. Doug Ducey passed with Republican support while Democrats ripped its failure to revive the federally funded KidsCare, which they said would have covered 30,000 children at no cost to the state.

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Parent Math Classes

| April 20, 2015
Parent Math Classes

Math instruction in schools has changed, and many parents want to understand the changes and how best to help their children with their homework.  The Coconino County Education Service Agency presents three different meetings to address parent concerns about the changes in the math standards.  NO REGISTRATION FEE. April 30, 6-7pm – Overview of K-12 […]

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Expect More Arizona: High Standards to Remain in Arizona Schools

| March 25, 2015
Expect More Arizona: High Standards to Remain in Arizona Schools

March 23, 2015 • Expect More Arizona Last Friday, Governor Ducey announced the names of the five individuals he has appointed to the Arizona State Board of Education. The board members require approval by the state legislature, but can begin to serve immediately. The full board convened for the first time this morning and Governor Ducey attended […]

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