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Peoria Unified approves chief instructional officer

The Peoria Unified Governing Board March 9 approved Steve Savoy as the district’s new Chief Instructional Officer, effective July 1. In this role, Savoy will oversee pre-k through 12th-grade programs, teaching and learning, professional development for principals, as well as…

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Artists and readers share community stage

If you went looking for a book and ran into an artist instead, there was a reason. The City of Peoria held a public art dedication prior to the beginning of an annual event, Bravo Peoria! last Saturday at Sunrise…

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Ducey commits to extending $650 million education tax

Gov. Doug Ducey is finally willing to talk about keeping public schools from falling off a financial cliff after 2020. And it involves a word at which he normally blanches: taxes. Ducey said late Tuesday he is supportive of efforts…

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Vital source of cash for Arizona teachers faces cutoff

Two decades ago Arizona voters said teachers weren't being paid enough and they did something about it, approving a new sales tax for schools. Today, Arizona voters are saying the same thing, and Gov. Doug Ducey is now getting behind…

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STEAM a new spin on reports

Fort Mohave may be in the desert, but the Antarctic, the ocean and the rainforest were recently in Fort Mohave. Kindergartners at Fort Mojave Elementary School have been learning about habitats around the world, as part of a STEAM unit.…

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$1.5M work in progress to cool Mohave High School

Contractors have started a pretty cool project at Mohave High School. Innovative Mechanical Systems has launched a $1.5 million project to replace the campus cooling system. Riley Frei, superintendent of the Colorado River Union High School District, said that when…

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