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What The Timeline For Census 2020 Looks Like

What the timeline for Census 2020 looks like


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

Preparing for Census 2020 begins long before Census Day and work continues until the counts are delivered to the president. The U.S. Constitution requires a count - or census - of the United States' population each decade. These census results…

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Cesar Chavez Day Parade

Cesar Chavez Day Parade


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  • TaMeia Murphy/Arizona Education News Service
  • April 5, 2019

Students at Cesar Chavez Leadership Academy celebrated Cesar Chavez Day on Friday, March 29, 2019 with a variety of events and opportunities for the school and the community, said principal Brigette Smith. “We are going to begin our morning with…

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Census 2020 Kick-Off Event In Phoenix

Census 2020 Kick-Off Event in Phoenix


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  • Video by Lisa Irish/AZEdNews Edited by Brooke Razo/ASBA: Census 2020 Kick-Off Event in Phoenix
  • April 3, 2019

The census is a year away, but Maricopa Association of Governments and U.S. Census Bureau efforts are now underway to get a complete count of Arizona residents to ensure that the state, counties, cities and schools receive their fair share of federal resources and…

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Slideshow: Students Learn About, Honor César Chávez’ Work

Slideshow: Students learn about, honor César Chávez’ work


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  • TaMeia Murphy/AzEdNews
  • April 2, 2019

Students at several Arizona schools learned more about the work of civil rights leader César Chávez and held celebrations in his honor during the César Chávez Day holiday celebrated on his birthday March 31. Slideshow: Students learn about, honor César…

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Honoring Cesar Chavez – Adam Lopez Falk
  • March 27, 2019

Alhambra Elementary School District Governing Board President Adam Lopez Falk says his father told him about Cesar Chavez breaking his fast in 1972 at the Del Webb townhouse just up Central Avenue "taking about the energy in the room, the…

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Honoring Cesar Chavez – Corina Madruga
  • March 27, 2019

Tolleson Union High School Governing Board President Corina Madruga says Cesar Chavez was" a man who sacrificed everything for individuals who didn't have a voice" as Arizona honors the labor leader on Cesar Chavez Day.

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Honoring Cesar Chavez – Nikkie Whaley
  • March 27, 2019

Washington Elementary School District Governing Board President Nikkie Whaley talks about growing up in a small agricultural town in California and said that the work that Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta did means "we can expect more and we as…

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