Tag: students

E3 Education Excellence Expo & Fall Ball – October 24th

| September 14, 2015
E3 Education Excellence Expo & Fall Ball – October 24th

Please celebrate the amazing children teachers and programs in our Public District Schools, at the
Education Excellence Expo, the Greatest Showcase of Student Innovation in Arizona!

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Expect More Arizona offers AzMERIT information for parents, educators, community partners

| September 7, 2015
Expect More Arizona offers AzMERIT information for parents, educators, community partners

By Expect More Arizona RESOURCES FOR PARENTS Blog – Top 8 Tips for Helping Your Child Prepare for AzMERIT Frequently Asked Questions about AzMERIT Content to Share via Social Media, Websites, etc. Video KPHO CBS 5’s Morning Show Arizona Mid-Day Articles Arizona Republic My Turn by Scottsdale mom East Valley Tribune story about AzMERIT   TOOLS […]

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Youth Leadership Day – Save the Date

| August 16, 2015
Youth Leadership Day – Save the Date

Celebrate the 10th Annual Youth Leadership Day April 29, 2016, to bring together high school students from across the state, for an opportunity to attend a variety of leadership development workshops, hear inspirational speakers and network with their peers.

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Next 2015 ‘Grad Night’ meeting to be held May 14 at Mount Elden Middle School

| May 13, 2015
Next 2015 ‘Grad Night’ meeting to be held May 14 at Mount Elden Middle School

May 13, 2015 The next planning meeting for the 2015 Grad Night will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14 at Mount Elden Middle School, Flagstaff. Grad Night is an annual celebration for ALL Flagstaff’s graduating High School Seniors put on by volunteers and donations from local businesses / organizations. This event will take […]

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Volunteers needed for 2015 ‘Grad Night’ on May 29

| May 4, 2015
Volunteers needed for 2015 ‘Grad Night’ on May 29

05-04-15 Calling all parents, family, guardians and friends of this year’s Flagstaff area high school grads! Be part of creating a FREE, safe and fun event called Grad Night, for our high school grads (FUSD, charter schools and homeschoolers) to celebrate this accomplishment. What is Grad Night? Grad Night is an annual celebration for ALL […]

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No automatic failure for Arizona 3rd-graders who can’t read

| April 29, 2015
No automatic failure for Arizona 3rd-graders who can’t read

April 28, 2015 • By Cathryn Creno • The Republic • azcentral.com Data from the state’s new AzMerit is not expected to be available to schools until after the start of the next school year Third-graders who can’t read could still get promoted to the fourth grade this year because new academic data is delayed, […]

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CCC&Y Launches Weekly Education e-Newsletter

| April 27, 2015
CCC&Y Launches Weekly Education e-Newsletter

School funding, new standards, teacher accountability and much more ~ Education issues have become even more pressing recently in Coconino County, in Arizona, and throughout the nation. Responding to the critical nature of these issues, the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth (CCC&Y) is taking steps to provide breaking education news to the community. Subscribers […]

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FUSD provides information at community meeting on school safety

| April 22, 2015
FUSD provides information at community meeting on school safety

After a recent series of threatening telephone calls to a number of schools within the Flagstaff Unified School District, the district and the Flagstaff Police Department presented a community meeting on school safety on April 21 at Flagstaff High School, an event attended by more than 600 parents, educators and community members. During the program, the district presented the handout “Talking Points for Students” to help parents, teachers and students open the conversation about the recent lockdowns. Links to media coverage of the meeting, including audio from the event, are now available.

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Students Tell AZ Governor of School Challenges

| March 12, 2015
Students Tell AZ Governor of School Challenges

March 9, 2015 • Public News Service PHOENIX – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is hearing directly from school students about the challenges they face each day. Dana Wolfe Naimark, president with Children’s Action Alliance, says students from across the state recently sent letters to the governor that tell a story of overcrowding and underfunding education. […]

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Arizona Senate committee approves bills greatly expanding school voucher program eligibility

| February 16, 2015
Arizona Senate committee approves bills greatly expanding school voucher program eligibility

February 12, 2015 • Fox Business •  Associated Press PHOENIX – Students unable to enroll in the public or charter school of their choice and all children on Indian reservations would qualify for the state’s private school voucher program under a pair of bills approved Thursday by an Arizona Senate committee. …Read the full article […]

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