Tag: Students

How Is AzMERIT Testing Going? Arizona Educator Joe Thomas Weighs In

| April 27, 2015
How Is AzMERIT Testing Going? Arizona Educator Joe Thomas Weighs In

April 24, 2015 • By Mark Brodie • KJZZ 91.5 Arizona public school students have been taking the AzMERIT test. The testing window ends early next month. This is the replacement AIMS, the state’s former standardized test. To find out how it’s going, we talked to Joe Thomas. He’s a U.S. government teacher at Skyline […]

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Opinion: Did lawmakers kill the goose that lays the golden eggs?

| April 27, 2015
Opinion: Did lawmakers kill the goose that lays the golden eggs?

April 23, 2015 • By Alan L. Storm • Arizona Capital Times Joint Technical Education Districts (JTEDs) bolster the economy, not just in Arizona, but across the nation. Premier career and technical education (CTE) programs improve high school student achievement, dramatically reduce drop-out rates, and create skilled workers who are prepared to fill almost half the […]

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Relationships, cultural relevance contribute to closing achievement gaps

| April 23, 2015
Relationships, cultural relevance contribute to closing achievement gaps

April 22, 2015 • By Caitlin Bohrer • Arizona Education News Service Have you ever washed a rental car? Had its oil changed? Or given it a tune-up? Most people would say no, because they don’t have the desire to take care of a car that they don’t own. Jeff Fuller, superintendent of Whiteriver Unified School District, […]

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CCC&Y Annual Board Meeting, Monday, May 18th

| April 22, 2015
CCC&Y Annual Board Meeting, Monday, May 18th

Please mark  you calendars for the upcoming CCC&Y Annual Meeting, Monday, May 18th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Flagstaff Aquaplex Community Room.  In addition to regular business and Board elections, the CCC&Y Board of Directors provides a potluck lunch and invites a guest speaker on a critical topic related to children, youth, […]

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Flagstaff Unified School District conducting 2015 Parent Satisfaction Survey

| April 15, 2015
Flagstaff Unified School District conducting 2015 Parent Satisfaction Survey

April 15, 2015 • Flagstaff Unified School District The Flagstaff Unified School District is conducing its 2015 Parent Satisfaction Survey. Your opinions are important to us in our ongoing school and district improvement planning.  Please take a few minutes to fill out the Annual Parent Survey using one of the links below.  The survey will […]

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Top 8 Tips for Helping Your Child Prepare for AzMERIT

| April 15, 2015
Top 8 Tips for Helping Your Child Prepare for AzMERIT

March 30, 2015 – Expect More Arizona Spring has arrived, which means we’re already nearing the end of another school year in Arizona. It’s time to measure what students have learned and if they are on track and prepared for the next step in their education. This year, Arizona students will be taking a brand […]

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Teacher Music Video: How to do your best on the test 2015

| April 15, 2015
Teacher Music Video: How to do your best on the test 2015

April 15, 2015 – By Ann Donahue • Litchfield Elementary School District • Arizona Education News Service Litchfield Elementary School teachers and staff created a video to motivate students to “Do their Best” on the AzMERIT test. The teachers and staff sing and dance to One Direction’s hit song “What Makes you Beautiful” but adapt the lyrics to […]

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Fredonia’s Future Educators Association going to Nationals

| April 13, 2015
Fredonia’s Future Educators Association going to Nationals

Fredonia’s Future Educators Association traveled to Tuscon on March 2-4, to compete in this year’s state competition.

All of the students did very well and a few students will represent Fredonia at the FEA National competition in Washington, D.C. in April.

The group consisted of nine students who are all taking Early Childhood Education at Fredonia High School and their advisor, Jeanne Crookston. The group was excited to compete against other students from across Arizona. They had a good time and learned a great deal.

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Legislative Session is Over; What’s Next?

| April 8, 2015
Legislative Session is Over; What’s Next?

April 7, 2015 • Expect More Arizona Looking back at the recently adjourned legislative session, Expect More Arizona thanks you for helping to achieve important wins for Arizona’s students and teachers. With help and support from thousands of individuals statewide and many of our partners, we were able to keep high standards in Arizona classrooms, […]

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FUSD April 2015 Newsletter

| April 6, 2015
FUSD April 2015 Newsletter

April 2015 • Flagstaff Unified School District Flagstaff is a True STEM City; Summer Opportunities for Students; FHS Culinary Program is a Road to Success; Flagstaff Literacy Program Informs Kinsey Families; Two FUSD Schools Received Grants from SCA, more… …Read the full article HERE

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