Tag: Students

Three NAU students get STEM scholarship

| January 19, 2015
Three NAU students get STEM scholarship

January 11, 2015 • Arizona Daily Sun • Community Briefs The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship has been awarded to three students for spring 2015. The program offers $15,000 to encourage talented undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors and post-baccalaureate students holding STEM degrees to earn a teaching credential and commit to teach in high-need […]

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Q&A: Making community college free

| January 19, 2015
Q&A: Making community college free

January 9, 2015 • Princeton University On Thursday, Jan. 8, President Barack Obama unveiled America’s College Promise, a proposal that would use government funds to make community college free for millions of American students. The White House says the proposal would save a full-time community college student $3,800 in tuition a year on average and could […]

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The AZ Afterschool Directory: Where Parents Search for Programs

| January 12, 2015
The AZ Afterschool Directory: Where Parents Search for Programs

Arizona Center For Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) plan’s to conduct a statewide promotional campaign this spring targeting parents in search of a quality summer program for their children. The campaign will coincide with the re-launch of the AZ Afterschool Directory, Arizona’s only free, bi-lingual, comprehensive listing that lets parents search for out-of-school time (OST) programs by location, […]

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Affordable Care Act Enrollment

| January 7, 2015
Affordable Care Act Enrollment

This beginning of the new year is also open enrollment season to sign up for and renew health coverage in the Marketplace – known as Obamacare. The deadline to sign up for a health plan is February 15, 2015. This year, application systems are running more smoothly and there are many more tools available to […]

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Comprehensive Professional Development Opportunities Addressing AZCCRS

| January 7, 2015
Comprehensive Professional Development Opportunities Addressing AZCCRS

As educators and districts continue to transition to the AZCCRS, the Northeast Arizona Regional Center (NEARC) continues to offer comprehensive professional development designed to move from an understanding of the Arizona College & Career Readiness standards into instructional practices. NEARC and the CCESA are dedicated to ensuring that school-age children in the Northeastern Region graduate […]

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New schools chief: Common Core changes gradual

| January 7, 2015
New schools chief: Common Core changes gradual

January 4, 2015 • By Howard Fischer • Capitol Media Services • Arizona Daily Star PHOENIX — The state’s new top education official is promising to use her position to push for more money for public schools. But Diane Douglas won’t demand that lawmakers and incoming Gov. Doug Ducey give the schools the $317 million a court […]

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Kids and Teen Yoga Classes Start THIS WEEK…..

| January 3, 2015
Kids and Teen Yoga Classes Start THIS WEEK…..

Kids and Teen Yoga Classes Start THIS WEEK….. 4-8 years old Tuesdays from 4-4:45 at The Yoga Experience 9-13 years old Fridays from 3:45-4:30 at Northern Arizona Yoga Center 14-19 years old Thursdays from 4-5 at The Yoga Experience Please spread the word and support yoga for our youth in Flagstaff! As you may know, […]

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If you are going to sled – sled safely

| January 2, 2015
If you are going to sled – sled safely

If you are going to sled – sled safely Shawn Bowker, R.N., C.E.N., C.R.R.N. If sledding down a snow-covered hill is your family’s idea of fun this winter, make sure you know how to sled smart before heading outside. Sledding is a popular wintertime activity, but it’s important that you and your children know the […]

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Tax Credit Donations to Schools Accepted Through December 31st

| December 29, 2014
Tax Credit Donations to Schools Accepted Through December 31st

You still have time to get a tax credit for a donation to a school in support of extracurricular programs. The Arizona Tax Credit Program[ARS 43-1089.1] allows a tax credit of up to $400 for those filing a joint return and up to $200 for those filing an individual return. For many school districts the […]

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CCC&Y 2015 Board Meeting Calendar – Now Available

| December 29, 2014
CCC&Y 2015 Board Meeting Calendar – Now Available

CCC&Y has approved the upcoming 2015 Board Meeting Calendar.  All meetings are open to the public.  We welcome all views, perspectives, and interested community members.  CCC&Y encourages public participation and engagement around the children, youth, and family issues that we ALL care about! Join us. CLICK HERE to view, share, and print the 2015 CCC&Y […]

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