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Commentary: Arizona education legislation — Be heard with technology

| February 23, 2015
Commentary: Arizona education legislation — Be heard with technology

February 22, 2015 • By Frank X. Moraga • AmigosNAZ Request to Speak system allows public to comment on, follow bill status from home … Geoff Esposito, government-relations analyst for the Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA), was in Flagstaff recently presenting a session on the legislature’s Request to Speak system. The event, presented by the Coconino […]

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Report: Homeless children struggle to stay in school

| February 23, 2015
Report: Homeless children struggle to stay in school

February 20, 2015 • By Jose Soto • Scripps Howard Foundation Wire • ABC15 Arizona WASHINGTON – The nation’s public school systems are being affected by the number of homeless children, which a report says is on the rise. The report ranked states on how well they did at keeping children in school and their […]

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AZ Education Leaders: Where have our teachers gone?

| February 23, 2015
AZ Education Leaders: Where have our teachers gone?

February 19, 2015 • By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service A teacher shortage is hitting Arizona hard, with 62 percent of public schools reporting unfilled teaching positions in September 2014, according to an Arizona Department of Education survey. To make matters worse, 23 percent of Arizona educators will be eligible to retire in […]

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NAU joins effort to produce more STEM teachers

| February 23, 2015
NAU joins effort to produce more STEM teachers

February 19, 2015 6:00 am  • By Michelle McManimon — Arizona Daily Sun Northern Arizona University has joined a nationwide effort to increase the number of science, technology, engineering and math teachers in U.S. schools. In late January, NAU’s Center for Science Teaching and Learning was accepted into 100Kin10, an elite, nonprofit network of 230 […]

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2015 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Kickoff Luncheon Fundraiser

| February 20, 2015
2015 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Kickoff Luncheon Fundraiser

Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) presents the 2015 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Kickoff Luncheon Fundraiser. Join us in celebrating four outstanding community members who give exceptional support and care to children and youth. When: Thursday, March 26, 2015 Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm Where: Little America Ballroom Ticket Price: $35 each Table of […]

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Instructor needed at Flagstaff School of Music

| February 20, 2015
Instructor needed at Flagstaff School of Music

Position Open for energized, experienced piano instructor for PT/FT position at Flagstaff School of Music (FSM). FSM provides a spacious studio equipped with tuned piano, internet, music library, large waiting room with free wii-fi, coffee house next door, marketing/advertising, business management systems, recital stages, receptionist, community performance opportunities, mentoring, prospects, built-in clientele, & networking. FSM has […]

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Free Movie Screening: Underwater Dreams

| February 20, 2015
Free Movie Screening: Underwater Dreams

There will be a free screening of the film Underwater Dreams open to the community on March 5 at 6pm at Coconino High School’s Main Auditorium   For more information and the flyer click HERE.

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Upcoming Positive Parenting Group

| February 20, 2015
Upcoming Positive Parenting Group

North Country HealthCare is hosting a free 8-week Positive Parenting Group starting Tuesday, April 4, 2015 for parents of children ages 0-6. The group will discuss the following topics: Parenting Strategies Child Development Communication Anger Management Stress Management For more information or to enroll contact Lizette Melis at (928) 522-9442 or lmelis@nchcaz.org   For the […]

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A letter from FUSD Superintendent Barbara Hickman

| February 20, 2015
A letter from FUSD Superintendent Barbara Hickman

Below is a letter from FUSD (Flagstaff United School District) Superintendent Barbara Hickman: February 11, 2015 Dear Flagstaff Unified School District Parents and Guardians: A few weeks ago, Governor Ducey introduced an executive order and a budget proposal, which provides the baseline for how public and charter schools will receive their funding in school year […]

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233 AZ Superintendents sent a letter to AZ Legislators

| February 20, 2015
233 AZ Superintendents sent a letter to AZ Legislators

Here is an article by Arizona Education News Service: February 18, 2015 / Nedda Shafir/Arizona School Administrators Inc. / Stories by You Two hundred thirty three Arizona school district superintendents, who are members of Arizona Association of School Administrators, sent a letter today to Arizona Legislators. The letter is in response to the K-12 education portion of […]

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