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As Native freshman enrollment falls sharply, tribal colleges respond. See more national education news here

| November 24, 2020
As Native freshman enrollment falls sharply, tribal colleges respond.  See more national education news here

Ebony Oviok, an Alaska Native from the state’s North Slope, thought she’d be spending this fall at the University of Alaska Fairbanks studying for her nursing certificate.

Instead, like thousands of would-be college freshmen, she’s home, waiting out the pandemic.

Nationwide, there are 13% fewer freshmen enrolled in college this fall than last, according to the latest data from the National Student Clearinghouse. The steepest declines have occurred at community colleges among students of color. At public, four-year colleges, freshman enrollment among Native American students is down 22%; at community colleges, it’s fallen by almost 30%.

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FUTURE Act: What Students, Borrowers Should Know. See more national education news here

| January 28, 2020
FUTURE Act: What Students, Borrowers Should Know. See more national education news here

LATE IN 2019, MANY higher education advocates and experts declared the FUTURE Act a major win for college financial aid – but how exactly will the legislation passed in Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump affect students seeking aid in the coming cycles?

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Tuba City High School exceeds most Arizona high schools in math. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

| January 18, 2017
Tuba City High School exceeds most Arizona high schools in math. See more Navajo Hopi-Observer education stories here

Tuba City High School students exceeded expectations, scoring 50 percent higher than the state passing rate for the latest Arizona State mathematics testing under the nurturing guidance of two math teachers from the high school.

True to its mission of providing a high quality education, the high school has a consistent, yearly record of academic and sports success stories. Now the high school can add the math department to that success story.

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Expect More Arizona: What’s Different in Arizona’s Revised Math and English Standards?

| September 14, 2016
Expect More Arizona: What’s Different in Arizona’s Revised Math and English Standards?

Arizona’s English and math standards were recently revised by Arizona educators and we’ve heard from many of you asking about the differences between the new version and the 2010 standards. Below is a brief overview highlighting the proposed updates or additions in the 2016 standards.

Please note: If these standards are adopted, specific changes in the classroom will depend on what your school is already doing. For example, many schools already teach cursive, so they may just need to check to ensure what they are doing lines up with the standards. …

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FREE Parent Workshop

| April 18, 2016
FREE Parent Workshop

Please join Coconino County Transformative Learning Center and Coconino County Innovation and Development Department for a FREE parent workshop focusing on hands-on ways to support your child with math at home…

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How to Help Your Child with Math Homework

| September 2, 2015
How to Help Your Child with Math Homework

By Sylvia Mejia • Expect More Arizona If you’re like many parents, helping your child with math homework may strike fear in your heart. Many of us think we’re “just not math people.” Here’s the truth, there is no such thing as a “math person.” There isn’t a math gene that some of us have and others […]

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New approach to math helping Arizona high school students graduate

| February 16, 2015
New approach to math helping Arizona high school students graduate

February 11, 2015 • By Cathryn Creno • The Republic | azcentral.com Marana Unified is one of 18 districts in the state to offer new special math classes for technical education students. The district is one of just three statewide to offer automotive math. …Read the full article HERE

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Arizona Students Lag Nationally in Math and Reading

| November 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Arizona Students Lag Nationally in Math and Reading

Nation’s school report card released. Watch the video to see how Arizona students are doing.

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