Tag: LAUNCH Flagstaff

LAUNCH Flagstaff update for October

| November 1, 2018
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for October

The signs that autumn is coming to a close are all around us today, from the chilly overnight low temperatures, the faded leaves blowing in the wind, and the costumed kiddos looking for treats.

The signs of our progress in advancing world-class education in Flagstaff aren’t always so obvious. That’s why I hope this monthly email is useful to you as we highlight just three of our advances in the work of our collective impact partnership.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff Update — September 2018

| October 3, 2018
LAUNCH Flagstaff Update — September 2018

This month I am pleased to share with you the amazing work of our partners, the renewal of broad community support for the infrastructure of LAUNCH Flagstaff, and a sneak peak of the Flagstaff premier screening of the documentary film Teaching in Arizona.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for September

| September 5, 2018
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for September

Summer 2018 has drawn to an “official” close so this is a wonderful opportunity to recap the work the partners of LAUNCH have accomplished during the summer break.  I’ve recapped some of those highlight below.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff — Advocacy and Avoiding the Summer Melt

| May 30, 2018
LAUNCH Flagstaff — Advocacy and Avoiding the Summer Melt

Advocating for the world-class education practices that are proven to help kids is the foundation for the work of LAUNCH Flagstaff and its partners – something to which everyone can usually agree. (Read our statement on Education Funding here)  However, when politics enters the education conversation, this accord often dissolves rapidly. …

The latest edu-political issue to surface is the revision of the Arizona science education standards (read-on for more).  Because the months ahead, though the November election are likely to be filled with more issues like this, I urge you to stay informed and stay engaged.  Our children are counting on us.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for April

| April 4, 2018
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for April

March may have been Flagstaff’s time for a spring break, but many of the partners of LAUNCH Flagstaff were hard at work advancing world-class education for every child from cradle through career.

Read more below about the progress we’ve made over the past month.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Feb. 27

| February 28, 2018
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Feb. 27

As a community, we have our work cut out for us. Our baseline report on the state of education in Flagstaff makes that abundantly clear. The partners of LAUNCH Flagstaff remain committed to understanding the achievement disparities illustrated in the report from a systemic way. This means taking a communitywide, collective impact approach to ensure that all students are served well, not only in our schools but in our community.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff Releases Initial Baseline Education Report. See related stories

| February 21, 2018
LAUNCH Flagstaff Releases Initial Baseline Education Report. See related stories

LAUNCH Flagstaff has released a Baseline Education Report, with some initial strategies for improving educational outcomes for every child. A partnership of community stakeholders, LAUNCH Flagstaff has a set of shared goals which encompass kindergarten readiness, third grade reading proficiency, eighth grade math proficiency, high school graduation and enrollment in post-secondary education and training.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Jan. 24

| January 24, 2018
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Jan. 24

 ADVANCING WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION The holidays are over and the LAUNCH Flagstaff Community Actions Networks (CANs) have already been hard at work.  Here are some recent accomplishments over the past several weeks. 3 STEPS FORWARD LAUNCH Partners Host Financial Aid and Scholarship Fair Nearly 150 students and parents braved the snow on the morning of Saturday, […]

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Nov. 30

| December 6, 2017
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Nov. 30

Here’s a quick look at three accomplishments of the LAUNCH Flagstaff partnership during the month of November.
• MULTI – LEA COLLABORATION ON KINDERGARTEN READINESS
• FAFSA COMPLETION RISES
• LAUNCH PARTNERS PARTICIPATE IN ARIZONA TOWN HALL

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Oct. 26

| November 1, 2017
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Oct. 26

Click here to view entire e-newsletter    ADVANCING WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION September and October have been busy months for the partners of LAUNCH Flagstaff, so  we have a double dose of information about the progress we are making to create a culture of world-class education for every child in our community, from cradle through career. 3 […]

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