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Arizona Students Celebrate The Life And Work Of César Chávez

Arizona students celebrate the life and work of César Chávez


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  • TaMeia Murphy/Arizona Education News Service
  • March 26, 2019

César Chávez Day holds huge cultural significance in Arizona, and while many schools give students this day off, several schools are hosting district-wide celebrations in Chávez ’s honor this year. Born in Yuma, César Chávez was a Mexican-American migrant worker…

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Support Services Vital To Learning Are A Key Part Of Classroom Spending

Support services vital to learning are a key part of classroom spending


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • March 21, 2019

The Arizona Auditor General’s report says classroom spending remained below the national average in fiscal year 2018, but classroom support – a broader measure the governor, legislators and education advocates agreed upon better reflects the services that help students achieve…

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Impact Of Student Support On Classroom Spending In Fiscal Year 2018

Impact of student support on classroom spending in fiscal year 2018


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • March 21, 2019

The Arizona Auditor General's recently released fiscal year 2018 report says classroom spending rose slightly this year, but its narrow focus does not include support services that are vital to students' learning. Loading... Infographic by Lisa Irish/AZEdNewsClick here for a…

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What Americans Say About Higher Education

What Americans say about higher education


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • March 12, 2019

Seventy five percent of people nationwide overwhelmingly support the idea of tuition-free community college which is already being done in several states and cities and 68 percent say federal funding should be increased to help students pay for four-year college,…

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Fixing AZ’s Attainment Problem Will Boost Economy

Fixing AZ’s attainment problem will boost economy


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • March 12, 2019

A quick look at what Arizona students do after high school graduation shows why increasing post-secondary attainment is essential to boosting Arizona’s economy. While 29 percent of Arizona’s current workforce has a four-year college degree or higher, just 17 percent…

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How Unfunded Mandates Strain Schools’ Budgets

How unfunded mandates strain schools’ budgets


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • March 5, 2019

What do lawmakers’ bills to require students be tested for dyslexia and receive school vision and hearing screenings have in common? They’re unfunded mandates, which means there are no funding sources in these bills to provide the services they require.…

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Why Black History Month Is Important For All Students

Why Black History Month is important for all students


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  • TaMeia Murphy/ Arizona Education News Service
  • February 25, 2019

Students at North High School begin their days during Black History Month hearing about lesser-known people and events during morning announcements, and each Friday, students learn mini-history lessons in a trivia game format, allowing students the opportunity to win gift…

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2018 Arizona College Enrollment And Completion Data

2018 Arizona college enrollment and completion data


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • February 21, 2019

Take a quick look at Arizona's college enrollment and completion trends. Then come back later to hear from the Arizona Board of Regents why post-secondary attainment is so important. Loading... Infographic by Lisa Irish/AZEdNewsClick here for a larger version

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Arizona College Enrollment And Completion Trends

Arizona college enrollment and completion trends


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • February 21, 2019

Take a quick look at Arizona's college enrollment and completion trends. Click here to learn why the Arizona Board of Regents why post-secondary attainment is so important. Loading... Infographic by Lisa Irish/AZEdNewsClick here for a larger version Related story: Fixing…

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Bills To Hire More School Counselors Support Gov. Ducey’s Safe Schools Plan

Bills to hire more school counselors support Gov. Ducey’s safe schools plan


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • February 13, 2019

Bills this session that would help public schools hire more counselors are critical steps in implementing Gov. Doug Ducey’s Safe Arizona Schools plan. The Safe Arizona Schools plan was developed last year with input from parents, teachers, students, principals, law…

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Advocates Seek More State Funding For Quality Early Education

Advocates seek more state funding for quality early education


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • February 7, 2019

In a corner of a class of three- and four-year-olds at Booker T. Washington Child Development Center in Phoenix, preschool students in chef’s hats and aprons are preparing meals for other students sitting at a table with a red and…

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Why Some Schools Chose The ACT Or SAT Over AzMERIT

Why some schools chose the ACT or SAT over AzMERIT


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • January 30, 2019

Fifty-five Arizona public schools will measure their high school students’ proficiency in Arizona academic standards with the ACT or SAT this year instead of AzMERIT. But that flexibility eliminates the ability to compare students' proficiency and growth statewide and could…

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Federal Shutdown’s Impact On AZ Public Schools

Federal shutdown’s impact on AZ public schools


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • January 23, 2019

Updated: The partial federal government shutdown, now in its 35rd day, has affected funding for educational improvement for Native American students, and it could cause problems with school lunch funding if it continues into March. This shutdown is different from…

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