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How Yoga Helps Students Relax, Focus, Deal With Stress

How yoga helps students relax, focus, deal with stress


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • July 17, 2019

The day before Sun Valley High School summer school students’ research papers were due, Moonstone Yoga’s Jennifer Shifler led them and their teacher through breathing and yoga exercises to help them reduce stress and relax. For the past three years,…

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How Yoga Is Helping Students
  • July 17, 2019

At Sun Valley High School in Mesa, educators say yoga has helped increase students’ concentration, their ability to monitor their emotions and develop positive responses to stressful situations. Video by Mary Irish/AZEdNews: How yoga is helping students

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Kino Junior High School’s Aerospace Academy
  • July 15, 2019

For many teachers, school is not out for summer, because they’re busy leading student learning activities and enrichment camps. At Kino Junior High School’s Aerospace Academy, Nancy Parra-Quinlan led a class of 24 students in a lab activity to see…

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Impact Aid: Its Role In Funding AZ Schools

Impact Aid: Its role in funding AZ schools


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • July 10, 2019

Arizona public school leaders say Impact Aid is a key funding source for schools on or near federal, military or tribal lands that are not subject to the state or local property taxes that traditionally provide significant funds for K-12…

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School Leaders Worry About Budget’s Effects On Impact Aid

School leaders worry about budget’s effects on Impact Aid


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  • Lisa Irish/Arizona Education News Service
  • July 10, 2019

As the Oct. 1st Congressional budget deadline nears, public school leaders are concerned about how it will effect Impact Aid they receive from the federal government. Nationally, 1,307 school districts receive Impact Aid to make up for the lost tax…

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Impact Aid Video
  • July 10, 2019

Watch this Impact Aid video to learn about this funding for public schools that serve federally connected students to reduce lost property tax revenues. Arizona public school leaders say Impact Aid is a key funding source for schools on or…

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Breaking Barriers For Excellence Equity Symposium 2019 At Chandler Unified School District
  • July 3, 2019

Hundreds of teachers took part in professional development courses at Chandler Unified School District’s Breaking Barriers for Excellence Equity Symposium at Hamilton High School from June 5-6, 2019. Video by Mary Irish/AZEdNews: Breaking Barriers for Excellence Equity Symposium 2019 at…

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