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Connections Spotlight — UArizona to provide tuition-free education for Native American undergraduates in Arizona

| June 28, 2022
Connections Spotlight — UArizona to provide tuition-free education for Native American undergraduates in Arizona

Undergraduate students from the state’s 22 federally recognized Native American tribes will no longer have to pay tuition and mandatory fees at the University of Arizona main campus in Tucson.

Beginning in the fall, new and continuing full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates will be eligible for the Arizona Native Scholars Grant, the first program of its kind in Arizona. The program, funded through a reallocation of financial aid dollars, will be administered by UArizona Enrollment Management.

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Education Spotlight — Bilingual update — Town of Tusayan Summer Youth Program. See more local, state and national education news here

| June 21, 2022
Education Spotlight — Bilingual update — Town of Tusayan Summer Youth Program. See more local, state and national education news here

The Town of Tusayan is partnering with NAU and GCUSD to provide fun through recreational activities that promote literacy ad creative exploration. NAU students will visit with activities geared toward reading and provide attendees with books to share what they have learned Lunch will be served courtesy of St. Mary’s Food Bank. Please come join the summer fun and we look forward to seeing you there!

When: July 5-28, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 1- a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Tusayan/Grand Canyon Sports Complex*

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Summer Food Service Program Begins June 6. See more local, state and national education news here

| May 24, 2022
Education Spotlight —  FUSD Summer Food Service Program Begins June 6. See more local, state and national education news here

The Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) would like to announce the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children. Meals will be provided to all children, ages 18 and under, without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

The summer meals program is a federal program. Due to changes at the federal level, we will no longer be able to offer Grab ‘N Go meals, parent pick-up of meals, or multi-day meals. Meals must be consumed on site.

Meals will be provided at the following sites, dates, and times:

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Native American Scholarship Program 2022 — Freeport-McMoRan is offering three different scholarships administered by Education Forward Arizona

| May 17, 2022
Native American Scholarship Program 2022 — Freeport-McMoRan is offering three different scholarships administered by Education Forward Arizona

Freeport-McMoRan is offering three different scholarships administered by Education Forward Arizona. The deadline for students to apply is June 1, 2022.

Eligibility Criteria — Be an enrolled member of the Hualapai Tribe, Navajo Nation, San Carlos Apache Tribe, TohonoO’odham Nation, White Mountain Apache Tribe or other tribal communities including Ak-ChinIndian Community, Gila River Indian Community, Hopi Tribe, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Tonto Apache Tribe, Yavapai-Apache Nation, YavapaiPrescott Indian Tribe and Zuni Pueblo.

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Education Spotlight — Coconino County seeking nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year. See more local, state and national education news here

| May 10, 2022
Education Spotlight — Coconino County seeking nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year. See more local, state and national education news here

By Coconino County The Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget is looking for nominations for 2023 Teacher of the Year. The award is a distinguished countywide event created to celebrate, honor, and recognize full-time teachers from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. To nominate a teacher and for other award categories, please submit a completed Coconino […]

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week. See more local, state and national education news here

| May 3, 2022
Education Spotlight — FUSD Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week. See more local, state and national education news here

Thank you Team FUSD! 

Thank you teachers and staff of Flagstaff Unified School District for your dedication, commitment, passion, care, excitement, and empathy.

Team FUSD is filled with so many talented educators – certified and classified staff, licensed professionals, administrators, and substitutes who work together to support and prepare our students for success. Each of your contributions is needed and appreciated.  

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Kindergarten Registration Now Open for the 2022-2023 School Year! See more local, state and national education news here

| April 12, 2022
Education Spotlight — FUSD Kindergarten Registration Now Open for the 2022-2023 School Year! See more local, state and national education news here

Kindergarten registration for the 2022-2023 school year is now open for families. Click here to learn more about kindergarten and register your student today!

Kindergarten is an exciting time for children and their families.  There are lots of questions about what this new stage will look like for your child and we are grateful that you have chosen Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) to prepare your child to be successful in the years ahead.  At FUSD, we believe in supporting the whole child – academically and socially, through a collaborative partnership with families and the school.

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Education Spotlight — FUSD Spring Job Fair (March 26). See more local, state and national education news here

| March 15, 2022
Education Spotlight — FUSD Spring Job Fair (March 26). See more local, state and national education news here

Are you looking for a new and rewarding career?  Join us for our Spring 2022 Job Fair and Hiring Event!

DATE: Saturday, March 26, 2022
TIME: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Coconino High School

No appointment is necessary to attend the job fair. 

This job fair will be focused on our open certified positions such as teaching and nursing.

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Education Spotlight — In congressional testimony, President Cruz Rivera shares critical need for increased access to students from historically underserved communities. See more local, state and national education news here

| March 8, 2022
Education Spotlight —  In congressional testimony, President Cruz Rivera shares critical need for increased access to students from historically underserved communities. See more local, state and national education news here

NAU President José Luis Cruz Rivera testified (March 2) in front of a House subcommittee about the critically important work that Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and other Minority Serving Institutions do to increase economic mobility and equitable postsecondary educational value and how the United States can better support that work.

Cruz Rivera, himself a product of HSIs, testified in the Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee hearing on “Investing in Economic Mobility: The Important Role of Hispanic Serving Institutions and Other Minority Serving Institutions.” He advocated for increased investments in HSIs— because of who these institutions serve, how well they serve them, and the individual and collective benefits these investments can generate for the people of the United States of America.

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Education Spotlight — Be Informed: K-12 Aggregate Expenditure Limit. See more local, state and national education news here

| February 15, 2022
Education Spotlight — Be Informed: K-12 Aggregate Expenditure Limit. See more local, state and national education news here

Public schools across the state of Arizona are facing the largest budget cut ever if state legislators and the Governor do not take prompt action, by March 1, 2022, to override a cap on K-12 school spending. Without an override, Arizona school districts, including the Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD), would be forced to make budget cuts that could impact the ability to maintain programs and staff for the last quarter of the 2021-2022 school year.

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