Tag: public schools

As Schools Close Due To Coronavirus, Nearly 300 Million Kids (worldwide) Aren’t In Class. See more national education news here

| March 10, 2020
As Schools Close Due To Coronavirus, Nearly 300 Million Kids (worldwide) Aren’t In Class. See more national education news here

As cases of coronavirus disease continue to be identified in countries around the world, the effort to stem its spread has kept some 290 million students home from school.

According to the United Nations, as of Tuesday, 22 countries on three continents have closed schools because of the virus.

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Presentation on Public Education and Neighborhood Schools – October 20th

| October 12, 2015
Presentation on Public Education and Neighborhood Schools – October 20th

Join CCC&Y for a presentation from Arizona School Board’s Association to discuss: How this budget and legislative session impacts kids and their neighborhood schools and how YOU can get involved right at home. Geoff Esposito, ASBA Government Relations Analyst, returns to Flagstaff to share insights on the legislature and how their decisions are impacting schools and students. Participants […]

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The How and Why of Getting Involved – ASBA – October 20th

| October 5, 2015
The How and Why of Getting Involved – ASBA – October 20th

Join CCC&Y for a presentation from Arizona School Board’s Association to discuss: How this budget and legislative session impacts kids and their neighborhood schools and how YOU can get involved right at home. Geoff Esposito, ASBA Government Relations Analyst, returns to Flagstaff to share insights on the legislature and how their decisions are impacting schools and students. Participants […]

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The How and Why of Getting Involved – ASBA – October 20th

| September 28, 2015
The How and Why of Getting Involved – ASBA – October 20th

Join CCC&Y for a presentation from Arizona School Board’s Association to discuss: How this budget and legislative session impacts kids and their neighborhood schools and how YOU can get involved right at home. Geoff Esposito, ASBA Government Relations Analyst, returns to Flagstaff to share insights on the legislature and how their decisions are impacting schools and students. Participants […]

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AzMERIT Scores Webinar – September 23rd

| September 21, 2015
AzMERIT Scores Webinar – September 23rd

Join Dr. Joe O’Reilly, Mesa Public Schools Executive Director for Student Achievement Support, to learn more about what your school administrators and parents will receive, when items will be released, and the various resources available.

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Get involved with Arizona School Board’s Association – October 20th

| September 21, 2015
Get involved with Arizona School Board’s Association – October 20th

Join CCC&Y for a presentation from Arizona School Board’s Association to discuss: How this budget and legislative session impacts kids and their neighborhood schools and how YOU can get involved right at home. Geoff Esposito, ASBA Government Relations Analyst, returns to Flagstaff to share insights on the legislature and how their decisions are impacting schools and students. Participants […]

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Higher Tax Credits for Private Schools

| July 13, 2015
Higher Tax Credits for Private Schools

Higher tax credits for private schools may be good news for private school students, but it is not good news for the over 1 million students enrolled in Arizona’s public schools.

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Who took the biggest budget hit: small charters or traditional district schools?

| June 9, 2015
Who took the biggest budget hit: small charters or traditional district schools?

azcentral • The Arizona Republic Arizona’s latest budget shriveled education funds to minuscule levels. Gov. Ducey recently announced a plan to alleviate some of the pain, but it’ll be a while before we see the effects — if we see them at all. Public schools of all shapes and sizes will feel the pain, but who will […]

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Beyond Education Wars – NYTimes Op Ed

| April 24, 2015
Beyond Education Wars – NYTimes Op Ed

“…..But in Oklahoma, I once met two little girls, ages 3 and 4, whose great-grandmother had her first child at 13, whose grandmother had her first at 15, whose mom had her first at 13 and now has four children by three fathers. These two little girls will break that cycle, I’m betting, because they […]

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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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