Tag: schools

Pay raise puts slight dent in Arizona teacher shortage

| September 9, 2018
Pay raise puts slight dent in Arizona teacher shortage

The new report by the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association found that the 178 school districts and charter schools who responded to the survey reported they needed to fill 6,227 slots this school year.

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Navajo Nation welcomes $45 mil from feds for schools, but say need persists

| January 20, 2016
Navajo Nation welcomes $45 mil from feds for schools, but say need persists

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell delivered $45 million of long overdue construction funds Thursday for two long-neglected schools in the Navajo Nation, the last of 14 schools promised funding there 12 years ago.

The Interior Department had announced last February that money was finally on the way for Cove Day School and Little Singer Community School, but Congress did not approve the funds until last month.

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Parent Engagement on Rise as Priority for Schools and Districts

| July 20, 2015
Parent Engagement on Rise as Priority for Schools and Districts

Family-engagement practitioners and researchers say educators are adopting systemic and sustained efforts to integrate parents into the fabric of their schools

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Parent Engagement on Rise as Priority for Schools and Districts

| June 29, 2015
Parent Engagement on Rise as Priority for Schools and Districts

Push for formal role, rather than add-on By Karla Scoon Reid Family-engagement practitioners and researchers say educators are adopting systemic and sustained efforts to integrate parents into the fabric of their schools—a welcome shift for advocates who have complained of lip service but scant support for programs they say can have a big impact on […]

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Douglas Delivers State of Education Address (Includes Video and Full Speech)

| January 24, 2015
Douglas Delivers State of Education Address (Includes Video and Full Speech)

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas made her 2015 State of Education address on Wednesday, Jan. 21. View a video and read her full speech HERE.

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Tired of us saying “YES for FUSD!”? Then just VOTE YES!

| October 22, 2014
Tired of us saying “YES for FUSD!”?  Then just VOTE YES!

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) Board of Directors has voted to publicly support the FUSD override which will MAINTAIN level funding for maintenance and operations critical to our schools in this time of diminished educational resources.  CCC&Y encourages your “yes vote” in support of our children and youth and the critical resources necessary […]

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YES for FUSD Override – LAST QUESTION on the Ballot

| October 15, 2014
YES for FUSD Override – LAST QUESTION on the Ballot

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) Board of Directors has voted to publicly support the FUSD override which will MAINTAIN level funding for maintenance and operations critical to our schools in this time of diminished educational resources.  CCC&Y encourages your “yes vote” in support of our children and youth and the critical resources necessary […]

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YES for FUSD Override – LAST QUESTION on the Ballot

| October 7, 2014
YES for FUSD Override – LAST QUESTION on the Ballot

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) Board of Directors has voted to publicly support the FUSD override which will MAINTAIN level funding for maintenance and operations critical to our schools in this time of diminished educational resources.  CCC&Y encourages your “yes vote” in support of our children and youth and the critical resources necessary […]

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Kindergarten Transition for ALL Children Focus Group

| October 6, 2014
Kindergarten Transition for ALL Children Focus Group

Kindergarten Transition for ALL children Focus Group The Early Childhood Education section of the Arizona Department of Education is currently collecting information regarding Kindergarten Transition but need the assistance of our Early Childhood colleagues.  Please join to provide feedback concerning Kindergarten Transition for ALL children Please register online at http://www.ade.az.gov/onlineregistration/ Flagstaff: ADE-Flagstaff October 23, 2014 […]

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Canvasing Flagstaff Neighborhoods for YES for FUSD

| October 6, 2014
Canvasing Flagstaff Neighborhoods for YES for FUSD

It’s time to rally the troops and canvas the Flagstaff neighborhoods with YES for FUSD flyers. The direct mail piece is almost done and ready to hit the mailboxes around the same time as early registration ballots.  The Farmer’s Market could use some volunteers to fill some of the Sunday’s in October. We have just […]

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