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Federal education official has Arizona ties

A former school superintendent from Arizona who also oversaw 66 schools on the Navajo Reservation has been named director of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education. Charles “Monty” Roessel comes from a family of educators who helped establish the first tribal…

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Foundation hopes to shift teaching method

Arizona’s three public universities could become national models and magnets for teaching science, technology, engineering and math if Science Foundation Arizona has its way. The universities and the Board of Regents reportedly are interested.

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Glendale-based charter schools face closure

The Arizona State Board for Charter Schools issued a notice of intent to close two schools in Glendale, but their dean said Thursday the schools will remain open through the current academic year and perhaps longer.

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NAU to hold graduation ceremonies Dec. 19

Northern Arizona University will hold its fall commencement ceremonies next week. But instead of the usual Friday ceremonies, they will take place on a Thursday. About 2,500 students will receive their bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees during two ceremonies scheduled for Dec.…

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Easy steps help students jumpstart at Central Arizona College

Registration for the 2014 spring semester is now underway at all of Central Arizona College’s locations in Pinal County. CAC has developed six easy steps for anyone to earn college credits, take personal interest classes, pick up non-degree or community…

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Arizona bracing for more pain from sequestration

Federal budget cuts that have led to hundreds of layoffs in Arizona and slashed social services for some of the state’s most vulnerable families threaten the state’s economic recovery in 2014 unless Congress acts soon.

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Florence Unified School District faces budget cuts

With the Florence Unified School District facing another $1.7 million in budget cuts for fiscal year 2014-15, the district will then operate on its lowest budget since 2009, according to Beverly Myers, district director of finance. Myers said that with an…

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Students befriend famed Watoto Children’s Choir

The new year will get off to a wonderful start for one third-grade class at Heritage Elementary School. The charter school will be the only U.S. school to receive a private concert from Uganda’s Watoto Children’s Choir. The choir, which…

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APS and Cochise College sponsor Science Fiesta

The Science Alliance’s held a science fiesta at Stevenson Elementary on December 4. Bill Bosworth founded the Science Alliance in 1990 and provided the students at Stevenson along with students from Joe Carlson an unforgettable science experience. Cochise College and the APS Foundation sponsored…

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Info night helps Chino Valley 8th-graders choose school

Freshman Josh Jackson has plenty to challenge him academically at Chino Valley High School (CVHS) with honors classes in geometry, biology and English, as well as the vocal training he's learning in Varsity Choir. Josh almost didn't enroll in CVHS, however,…

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