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Student Exchange Aimed at Counteracting Cyberbullying

Some high school students from Tucson will get a chance to tackle the issue of cyberbullying through an exchange program with counterparts from Japan.  The group of 10 students from Changemaker High School will make the trip in June, and…

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Rural Arizona School Districts Losing Students, State Money

Many rural school districts in Arizona are losing students, which means they’re also losing state funding.  Numbers compiled by the Arizona School Boards Association find counties with declining enrollment have lost more than $13 million since 2015.  That’s compounded, the…

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Kingman Unified is the lowest paid district in Mohave County

Local educators expressed their concerns about being underpaid and understaffed at Tuesday’s Kingman Unified School District board meeting.  Members of Kingman Education Association, which is an affiliate of the Arizona Education Association and the National Education Association, were in attendance…

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Family Read-Alouds a Powerful Tool for Reading Growth

It’s about reading and family engagement. The Family Literacy Night recently held at Lincoln Elementary School was a definite success! Families enjoyed pizza and desserts, children learned movements and performed to Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off,” and parents acquired techniques…

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Student efforts help Pine-Strawberry Food Bank

Those listening to radio or watching the TV the advertisements claiming Arizona students are thriving in schools flush with state dollars might mistakenly believe Gov. Ducey and legislative leaders have finally made education a priority. In truth, that is a…

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Tucson: A Hip-Hop Embedded Community

What many thought would be a passing fad, scholars in Tucson saw it as something worth study. Today, Tucson is a beacon for the distinct sound and study of hip-hop.  Unlike other genres, hip-hop, a black sheep of the music…

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