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Local Education Spotlight — Coconino County Parks & Recreation — Summer day camp open for registration. Register by July 10. See more local education news here

| July 7, 2020
Local Education Spotlight — Coconino County Parks & Recreation — Summer day camp open for registration. Register by July 10. See more local education news here

Coconino County Parks & Recreation is now accepting registrations for the Outdoor Adventure Summer Day Camp. Activities for this year’s camp include archery, group games, hiking, arts and crafts, and a field trip to Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course.

Due to COVID-19, staff made some changes to camp this year, including:

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Survey: Majority of voting Arizona parents support sending kids back to school. See more state education news here

| June 9, 2020
Survey: Majority of voting Arizona parents support sending kids back to school. See more state education news here

A statewide poll of likely Arizona voters found that 57 percent of parents with children at home support sending them back to school in the fall.

“I think that people understand that getting kids to school is going to be a critical part of restarting the economy,” said Paul Bentz with HighGround Public Affairs, the consultants who conducted the poll.

According to the poll, those without kids at home were less supportive of letting students go back to school. A little more than half of those respondents said kids should go back in the fall.

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2019 Summer Camps in Region. Also get Summer Meals for Youth Information Here

| August 5, 2019
2019 Summer Camps in Region. Also get Summer Meals for Youth Information Here

With the end of the school year and summer rapidly approaching, time is running short for parents to search for information on summer camps and other educational programs for their children.

The following is our latest listing of summer camps in the region.

If your summer camp is missing from our list, please send information to frank@coconinokids.org so we can update our listing.

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International Survey: U.S. Teachers Are Overworked, Feel Underappreciated. See more national education news here

| June 25, 2019
International Survey: U.S. Teachers Are Overworked, Feel Underappreciated. See more national education news here

TEACHERS IN THE U.S. work longer hours and spend more time during the school day teaching than teachers in other parts of the world. And while the majority are satisfied with their jobs, only a fraction believes American society values their profession.

The topline findings of the Teaching and Learning International Survey, an international study published Wednesday by the National Center for Education Statistics, showcase the grievances at the heart of the wave of educator unrest that’s prompted strikes, protests and walkouts in nearly a dozen states and school districts across the U.S.

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Flagstaff STEM City — Summer is here! Flagstaff has an assortment of activities for all ages. Check out some of the summer fun below. Also see related countywide Summer Camp, Summer Reading and related stories here

| June 20, 2018
Flagstaff STEM City — Summer is here! Flagstaff has an assortment of activities for all ages. Check out some of the summer fun below. Also see related countywide Summer Camp, Summer Reading and related stories here

• Summer Day Camps at the Museum of Northern Arizona
• Kids Square: Worms! at Willow Bend environmental center
• Wednesday Weed Walks by Flagstaff Open Space
ª Concert Series at The Arboretum at Flagstaff

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Think you’re paying a lot for summer child care? You’re not the only one. See related local summer camp / summer reading information here

| June 13, 2018
Think you’re paying a lot for summer child care? You’re not the only one. See related local summer camp / summer reading information here

• A new study shows Arizona is the third-least affordable state for summer programs
• A two-parent family with two kids could spend up to a third of its income on such programs, the study indicates
• Children who don’t have access to programs with educational components can see math and reading skills decline

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Updated: Still time to check out summer camps in region. Also, see Summer Reading Programs here

| June 5, 2018
Updated: Still time to check out summer camps in region. Also, see Summer Reading Programs here

Also check out Summer Reading Programs Below

With the end of the school year and summer rapidly approaching, time is running short for parents to search for information on summer camps and other educational programs for their children.

The following is our latest listing of summer camps in the region.

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Time to check out summer camps in region

| April 25, 2018
Time to check out summer camps in region

With the end of the school year and summer rapidly approaching, time is running short for parents to search for information on summer camps and other educational programs for their children.

The following is our latest listing of summer camps in the region.

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Summer STEM Camps listing courtesy Flagstaff STEM City. See other summer camps here

| April 4, 2018
Summer STEM Camps listing courtesy Flagstaff STEM City. See other summer camps here

The Flagstaff Summer STEM Camps are now on our website here. Check out all the awesome camps including:

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Summer (camps) almost here

| March 28, 2018
Summer (camps) almost here

Spring has arrived, which means it’s time for parents to start searching for information on summer camps and other educational programs for their children.

The following is a listing of area summer camps.

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