Tag: Teens

Ducey requests Common Core review at Arizona State Board of Education

| March 23, 2015
Ducey requests Common Core review at Arizona State Board of Education

March 23, 2015 • By Cathryn Creno • The Republic / azcentral.com Gov. Doug Ducey told the Arizona State Board of Education Monday that he opposes Common Core standards, but he stopped short of telling the board to repeal them. Ducey explained his education agenda Monday morning to the board and said he wants more […]

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Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration to be held April 1 at NAU Walkup Skydome

| March 23, 2015
Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration to be held April 1 at NAU Walkup Skydome

FLAGSTAFF — Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) invites you to the second Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1 at NAU’s J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome. Free event and parking. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is an important part of our community and FUSD is proud to facilitate this event bringing […]

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Out of School Time Fun for All Ages – Kickoff to Spring Break Hawaiian Beach Party

| March 10, 2015
Out of School Time Fun for All Ages – Kickoff to Spring Break Hawaiian Beach Party

Enjoy refreshments, music and fun pool games.  All ages are welcome! Friday, March 13th 6-8:45 pm at the Flagstaff Aquaplex.  Kick off spring break with a fun, family friendly, safe event for all ages.

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Budget packs wallop for universities, hospitals

| March 8, 2015
Budget packs wallop for universities, hospitals

March 7, 2015 • The Republic • azcentral The loss of more than half a billion dollars in federal matching funds for Medicaid. Deep cuts at Arizona’s three universities. Community colleges in the state’s two largest counties losing all of their state funding. Counties and cities losing tax revenue. The budget state lawmakers approved Saturday […]

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Guest Opinion: Reversing higher education standards would cripple economy, education

| March 8, 2015
Guest Opinion: Reversing higher education standards would cripple economy, education

March 5, 2015 • Arizona Capitol Times While signs of economic recovery are a welcome relief, Arizona is by no means out of the ashes just yet. Our state has consistently had one of the lowest-ranked education systems in the country, a problem that severely hinders the development of a workforce with 21st century skills. […]

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CHAC partners to present College & Career Resource Fair at Killip Elementary on March 7 in Flagstaff

| March 6, 2015
CHAC partners to present College & Career Resource Fair at Killip Elementary on March 7 in Flagstaff

March 6, 2015 • Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council The Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council will present its inaugural “College & Career Resource Fair” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at Killip Elementary School, 2300 E. 6th Ave., Flagstaff. The fair is open to parents, high school students and interested community members. Free admission to […]

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Budget deal cuts $30 million more from universities

| March 4, 2015
Budget deal cuts $30 million more from universities

March 5, 2015 • By Howard Fischer • Capitol Media Services • Arizona Daily Sun PHOENIX — Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Doug Ducey have agreed to extract nearly $30 million more from state universities than the governor first proposed. The deal negotiated behind closed doors calls for reducing university funding this coming year by […]

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FUSD March 2015 Newsletter

| March 4, 2015
FUSD March 2015 Newsletter

March 2015 • Flagstaff Unified School District FHS Students Honor Veterans in a Lasting Way; The Advance Placement Academy Adds Flexibility; Career and Technical Education Rotations — A Great Opportunity; Grants Awards to Camp Colton, CocoNuts, more… …Read the full article HERE

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Funtown Spring Break Circus Camp Starts in 2 Weeks

| March 4, 2015
Funtown Spring Break Circus Camp Starts in 2 Weeks

Funtown Circus: Spring Break Camp  Building off of last summer’s wildly successful FunTown Circus Camp, Flagstaff Arts Council and Flagstaff Aerial Arts are pleased to offer Spring Break Circus Camp in March 2015. Students aged 7-17 may participate in the Camp. Students will learn Arts and crafts, Tumbling, Acro, Aerial Dance, Hula hoop, Poi, Elements of Performing, Character Development, Improv […]

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Fine arts or career ed for Arizona college admission?

| March 2, 2015
Fine arts or career ed for Arizona college admission?

February 27, 2015 • By Anne Ryman • The Republic Right now, students need to take a fine-arts credit in high school, like a year of dance or theater, as part of the admission requirements to Arizona’s three state universities. But a bill in the Arizona Legislature would allow them to substitute a credit of […]

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