Tag: Teens

Conference returns to NAU to offer professional development for COE teacher candidates

| March 2, 2015
Conference returns to NAU to offer professional development for COE teacher candidates

February 26, 2015 • Northern Arizona University NAU’s College of Education will host the 14th annual “There’s a Reason I’m A Teacher” conference for teacher candidates beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 5, in Prochnow Auditorium on the NAU campus. Keynote speakers include Sean McComb, 2014 National Teacher of the Year, and John-David Bowman, the 2015 Arizona Teacher […]

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Upcoming Early Childhood Workshops

| February 26, 2015
Upcoming Early Childhood Workshops

Association for Supportive Child Care (ASCC) has  a few upcoming early childhood workshops: Incredible Infants 2/28 from 9 am – 11 am click HERE for the flyer Terrific Toddlers 2/28 from 11:15 am – 1:15 pm click HERE for the flyer Critical Links to Language Development 3/7 from 9am – 11am click HERE for the flyer *Note changes […]

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Education budget cuts would cost FUSD $1 million

| February 25, 2015
Education budget cuts would cost FUSD $1 million

February 24, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun Flagstaff Unified School District is among the hundreds of Arizona school districts protesting Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget. “Initially, this budget was advertised as increasing dollars to the classroom and that’s not quite accurate,” said FUSD Superintendent Barbara Hickman. “We’re having a decrease in […]

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Flagstaff Unified School District reports on Legislative Concerns in 2015

| February 25, 2015
Flagstaff Unified School District reports on Legislative Concerns in 2015

February 23, 2015 • Flagstaff Unified School District The Flagstaff Unified School District has produced a fact sheet with legislative concerns in 2015, including information on Common Core, Testing/Opt Out, School Calendars, Student Transportation, Tax Credits and other educational issues. …Read the full article HERE

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Robotics rules at Coconino High School

| February 25, 2015
Robotics rules at Coconino High School

February 22, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun The gym at Coconino High School was filled with cheering teenagers Saturday as 32 teams from across the Southwest showed off their robotics skills at the Arizona FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Tournament. “This is a big deal for this region,” said CHS CocoNuts coach […]

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Arizona Education: Charter Schools

| February 25, 2015
Arizona Education: Charter Schools

February 23, 2015 • By Helios Education Foundation Arizona is one of the national leaders in charter schools, which were established here more than 20 years ago. (This discussion) on the charter schools movement in Arizona includes how they differ from traditional public schools.  The discussion features Andrew Morrill, President of the Arizona Education Association […]

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

| February 25, 2015
CHAC partners to present College & Career Resource Fair on March 7 in Flagstaff

February 23, 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 […]

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Opinion — Coconino Voices: Education an economic imperative

| February 23, 2015
Opinion — Coconino Voices: Education an economic imperative

February 22, 2015 • By Karla Brewster — Special to the Arizona Daily Sun Recently, I had the privilege of attending the 105th Arizona Town Hall titled “Arizona’s Economy.” … Although there were five areas that focused on creating a better economy, the most important one by far was the emphasis on education and workforce […]

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Commentary: Arizona education legislation — Be heard with technology

| February 23, 2015
Commentary: Arizona education legislation — Be heard with technology

February 22, 2015 • By Frank X. Moraga • AmigosNAZ Request to Speak system allows public to comment on, follow bill status from home … Geoff Esposito, government-relations analyst for the Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA), was in Flagstaff recently presenting a session on the legislature’s Request to Speak system. The event, presented by the Coconino […]

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Report: Homeless children struggle to stay in school

| February 23, 2015
Report: Homeless children struggle to stay in school

February 20, 2015 • By Jose Soto • Scripps Howard Foundation Wire • ABC15 Arizona WASHINGTON – The nation’s public school systems are being affected by the number of homeless children, which a report says is on the rise. The report ranked states on how well they did at keeping children in school and their […]

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