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Why Early Childhood Matters to Law Enforcement

| May 15, 2015
Why Early Childhood Matters to Law Enforcement

First Things First: Why Early Childhood Matters to… LAW ENFORCEMENT “I believe it is extremely important for the community to support early childhood education because the statistics are clear. Children form impressions of who they are before the age of six. What they learn in those early formative years goes a long way toward helping […]

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Grants for Quality Teachers

| May 1, 2015
Grants for Quality Teachers

AZEDNEWS: GRANT HELPS ASU PLACE MORE QUALITY TEACHERS IN RURAL COMMUNITIES A new initiative will give community-college students in rural areas access to ASU’s high-quality teacher-preparation programs without leaving their home communities. Read more

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Student Choice

| May 1, 2015
Student Choice

AZEDNEWS: STUDENT CHOICE,DATA USE EARN NATIONAL ACCLAIM FOR RURAL ARIZONA SCHOOL When Cole Young, former principal of Humboldt Elementary School, received an email from a nonprofit organization about how highly performing schools overcome challenges, he initially thought it was an ad asking his school to take part in a competitive application process. It wasn’t, and Humboldt Elementary is one […]

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New OST Online Training Resource

| April 29, 2015
New OST Online Training Resource

New Online Training Tool for Out-of-School Time Professionals AzCASE encourages you to join this informational webinar on the new Indiana Academy for Out-of-School Learning The Indiana Academy for Out-of-School Learning has developed an online professional development system specifically designed for before school, after school and summer programs. The full catalog includes hundreds of courses including a 36-course […]

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Guest Speaker Confirmed – CCC&Y Annual Meeting – May 18th

| April 29, 2015
Guest Speaker Confirmed – CCC&Y Annual Meeting – May 18th

Please join us Monday, May 18th from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Flagstaff Aquaplex for CCC&Y’s Annual Meeting.  In addition to regular business, Board of Director elections, and a potluck provided by the current Board, we have invited Cenovia Sieh, Assistant Program Manager for the Department of Child Safety in Coconino County, as our […]

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Have You Used the KIDS COUNT Data Center?

| April 28, 2015
Have You Used the KIDS COUNT Data Center?

Children’s Action Alliance Newsletter: April 28, 2015 Children are Arizona’s greatest resource. Therefore, we must ensure that public policies and community institutions are protecting the investments made in kids across the state. To make this happen, those that make decisions that affect the lives of children, those that tell the story of children and advocates […]

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REMEMBER Campaign for Change – Write a Postcard for A Brighter Arizona! – Deadline May 8th

| April 27, 2015
REMEMBER Campaign for Change – Write a Postcard for A Brighter Arizona! – Deadline May 8th

Children’s Action Alliance (CAA): The legislative session is over, but we can’t let the grassroots protests about the bad budget decisions disappear. Write a short message to Governor Ducey today and join other Arizonans like you who want a better state budget for a brighter Arizona future. Together, we can keep the issues bubbling in […]

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CCC&Y Launches Weekly Education e-Newsletter

| April 27, 2015
CCC&Y Launches Weekly Education e-Newsletter

School funding, new standards, teacher accountability and much more ~ Education issues have become even more pressing recently in Coconino County, in Arizona, and throughout the nation. Responding to the critical nature of these issues, the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth (CCC&Y) is taking steps to provide breaking education news to the community. Subscribers […]

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How Is AzMERIT Testing Going? Arizona Educator Joe Thomas Weighs In

| April 27, 2015
How Is AzMERIT Testing Going? Arizona Educator Joe Thomas Weighs In

April 24, 2015 • By Mark Brodie • KJZZ 91.5 Arizona public school students have been taking the AzMERIT test. The testing window ends early next month. This is the replacement AIMS, the state’s former standardized test. To find out how it’s going, we talked to Joe Thomas. He’s a U.S. government teacher at Skyline […]

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Opinion: Did lawmakers kill the goose that lays the golden eggs?

| April 27, 2015
Opinion: Did lawmakers kill the goose that lays the golden eggs?

April 23, 2015 • By Alan L. Storm • Arizona Capital Times Joint Technical Education Districts (JTEDs) bolster the economy, not just in Arizona, but across the nation. Premier career and technical education (CTE) programs improve high school student achievement, dramatically reduce drop-out rates, and create skilled workers who are prepared to fill almost half the […]

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