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Take A Look At Details Of Gov’s Education Budget Proposal

Take a look at details of Gov’s education budget proposal


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  • Lisa Irish   |   Arizona Education News Service
  • January 17, 2020

What are the details in Gov. Doug Ducey's budget proposal for public K-12 education and higher education? And what is the economic outlook for Arizona? Find out here. Click here for Arizona School Boards Association's summary of the Governor's budget…

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New Invest In Ed Initiative Announced For 2020 Ballot

New Invest in Ed initiative announced for 2020 ballot


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  • Lisa Irish   |   Arizona Education News Service
  • January 13, 2020

Leaders of the Invest In Ed movement today announced a ballot initiative that would raise more than $900 million a year for Arizona public K-12 education if approved by voters in the 2020 general election. "About an hour ago, we…

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Gov. Doug Ducey’s 2020 State Of The State Speech (Full Text)
  • January 13, 2020

Speaker Bowers, President Fann, House Leaders Petersen and Fernandez, Senate Leaders Gray and Bradley, Chief Justice Brutinel, Members of the Legislature and Judiciary, my fellow Arizonans — thank you so much for the warm welcome. It’s great to be back.Allow…

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Increased Anxiety During Testing And How To Fight Back

Increased anxiety during testing and how to fight back


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  • Dr. WiSH – William S. Hesse, Ph.D.   |   with co-authors Dr. Chris Lineberry, Shannon Woodruff and Cindy Boyum
  • December 11, 2019

Students and teachers are experiencing stress as they prepare for final exams and benchmark tests nationwide, but there are simple tools schools can use to reduce that anxiety. While eliminating recess, cutting back on electives, focusing on core content areas,…

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School’s Not Out For Teachers Leading Student Activities

School’s not out for teachers leading student activities


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

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

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Connecting Learning To Real World Makes Tartesso An A+ School

Connecting learning to real world makes Tartesso an A+ School


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • September 4, 2018

Strong community support and connecting students’ learning to the real world are key to Tartesso Elementary being named an A+ School of Excellence. While Tartesso integrates technology into classroom learning and provides enrichment opportunities to ensure all students are college…

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Classroom Tech: Engaging Students, Promoting Deeper Learning

Classroom tech: Engaging students, promoting deeper learning


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  • Lisa Irish/ Arizona Education News Service
  • June 15, 2018

Today’s students were born with technology that lets them find information instantly, respond to it quickly, and share their response on social media in seconds. So is it any wonder that they find it tedious to read a textbook chapter…

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Carolyn Warner: Lifetime Education Leader Talks About The Issues

Carolyn Warner: Lifetime education leader talks about the issues


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  • Lisa Irish/Arizona Education News Service
  • December 13, 2013

Update: Carolyn Warner passed away Oct. 9, 2018. This is her take on the education issues facing Arizona in 2013. Carolyn Warner, who served as Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction for 12 years and has been a staunch advocate and…

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