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Kingman students learn to make their own luck at Reality Store

Eighth-graders in the Kingman Unified School District got an eye-opening reality check Thursday morning at the district's seventh Annual Reality Store, which teaches students about the financial facts of life.  A few weeks before the Reality Store, the students draw…

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Young Navajo leaders claim awards

Nothing gives more pride to Navajo youth than being recognized for their efforts to better the Native American community. A few Navajo youths got that recognition as part of the 2013 American Excellence in Leadership Awards presented by the Phoenix…

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Bicentennial North student selected as ELL success story

Julian Loffsner, an eighth-grade student from Bicentennial North, was chosen by the Arizona Department of Education as an ELL Success Story. Loffsner moved with his family to Arizona from Colombia in the Spring of 2012. In Colombia, he took courses to…

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US education officials: Arizona an at-risk state

The U.S. Department of Education says Arizona is a high-risk state for failing to meet various Elementary and Secondary Education Act flexibility requirements. Federal officials notified state Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal by letter Tuesday.

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Winslow’s CTE students rank high on AIMS test

Students from the Winslow Unified School District who were concentrators in the Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) classes ranked higher than the statewide average in five of seven measures on the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS). Concentrators are…

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Getting into gear at Coconino robotics tournament

The sounds of whirring of gears, clacking controllers and tinkling metal filled the air on the Coconino High School campus Saturday as the school’s CocoNuts FIRST Robotics Team hosted two robotics events simultaneously.

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Grand Canyon School override election passes

Voters approved Grand Canyon School's (GCS) override in the Nov. 5 consolidated election. GCS was looking for a 9.3 percent increase to its maintenance and operation budget, the sum of which is $155,891.

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New art in an old school?

Over the past few years, Williams has developed a small but thriving art scene with the Gallery in Williams sponsoring an art walk and the Open Studios sponsoring art and photography classes. But the Gallery's Kris Williams wants to put…

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Students air their thoughts on language preservation

A concern would be that math homework you forgot to do or those pesky pimples that refuse to go away. But for 10 students at Dilcon Community School, their concern is the fact that not many kids speak the Diné language…

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Flagstaff Unified to get STEM help from AZ Science Center

Arizona Science Center is partnering with Flagstaff Unified School District to enhance science, technology, engineering and math instruction in the classroom. FUSD was one of three school districts chosen to participate in the Arizona Science Center’s STEM Teaching and Learning Continuums.

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