Tag: school counselors

The tutoring revolution: How it could transform education. See more national education news here

| April 4, 2021
The tutoring revolution: How it could transform education. See more national education news here

Why we wrote this — If tutoring is adopted broadly, some envision a world where school buildings will matter less in the future and everyone, young and old, can be both a teacher and a learner.

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The pandemic’s remote learning legacy: A lot worth keeping. See more national education news here

| March 23, 2021
The pandemic’s remote learning legacy: A lot worth keeping. See more national education news here

As districts across the United States consider how to get student learning back on track and fortify parent interest in public schools, they’re asking the same question as Steve Joel: What should we keep after the pandemic?

The superintendent in Lincoln, Nebraska, says a district survey this past fall found that 10% of parents liked remote learning – pandemic or not. Nationally, nearly a third of parents say they are likely to choose virtual instruction indefinitely for their children, according to a February NPR/Ipsos poll.

While the end of the pandemic is likely still months off, the White House has called for most K-8 schools to reopen by May, with in-person instruction at least one day a week, prolonging the possibility of distance learning.

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Double Down on the Movement for World-Class Education. See more state education and legislative news here

| December 10, 2019
Double Down on the Movement for World-Class Education. See more state education and legislative news here

Expect More Arizona is celebrating a major milestone – our 10-year anniversary! We were created to be the leading voice for education in Arizona and to elevate education (early years through career) as a top priority for our state. … In honor of our 10th anniversary, and in recognition of our shared support for 10 out of 10 students, we’ll be reaching out with new opportunities for you to help grow the movement. On the 10th of each month, we’ll share a different call to action, as well as a challenge to Double Down on the Movement by getting others involved.

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Teacher training: Ways to help students. See more state education news here

| July 9, 2019
Teacher training: Ways to help students. See more state education news here

While students enjoy summer break, teacher training is providing Arizona educators with ways to help students when classes resume.

Chandler High School biology teacher Katie Nash was one of hundreds of teachers taking professional development courses at Chandler Unified School District’s Breaking Barriers for Excellence Equity Symposium.

“This summer I have a lot of professional development planned,” said Nash, including training in Florida for a new International Baccalaureate class her school will offer.

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12 FUSD school counselors complete College Access Professional (CAP) training

| December 16, 2015
12 FUSD school counselors complete College Access Professional (CAP) training

The Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) announced at the December 8th FUSD Governing Board meeting that 26 school counselors completed the College Access Professional (CAP) training program this year and that 12 of those were from FUSD.

The training program is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to help Arizona students succeed beyond high school.

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