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Program helps parents see their roles as sacred

As a parent, your children are the most important beings in your life. But sometimes parents get lost along the way and need a little reminding that their role as a father or mother is sacred. So as a way to…

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Payson seeks new superintendent

The Payson Unified School District voted unanimously this week to pay $3,000 to the Arizona School Board Association to find a permanent superintendent.

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Kingman school schedule change delayed for a year

A majority of the Kingman Unified School District Governing Board sided Tuesday with teachers and parents wanting more time before the district switched from a traditional school calendar to a 45-10 schedule. On the third try, the board reached enough agreement…

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Kingman High principal leaving for family reasons

It's official that Kingman High School Principal Patrick Carey will leave his office Jan. 31. "That is true," said Roger Jacks, superintendent of Kingman Unified School District. "He has resigned for family reasons. He doesn't want to leave the area, and…

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College campus leads list of Surprise goals

Since 2011 Surprise has attracted new businesses that brought in 2,000 new jobs, $135 million in capital investments and 1.2 million square feet of new construction. There’s promise in those numbers, presented by Community and Economic Development Director Jeff Mihelich at…

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Governor asks for money to reward successful schools

Gov. Jan Brewer asked lawmakers Monday to approve to approve a plan to give more money to schools where students show marked improvement. The proposal, dubbed Student Success Funding, would link state aid to how well students do on standardized tests.…

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Arizona hopes new charter schools can lift poor Phoenix area

In Arizona, the charter school movement has sold itself as a safe alternative for middle-class families looking to avoid the maze of underfunded neighborhood schools. The movement is now expanding into this city’s most impoverished area for the first time,…

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Mohave Community College president picked for Arizona commission

Gov. Jan Brewer appointed Mohave Community College President Dr. Michael Kearns to serve on the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education, the state organization charged with “expanding access and increasing success in postsecondary education.” His four-year term in the post is…

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