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Thousands more students to get free lunch next fall

Thousands more students could be eating school lunch completely free starting next fall, thanks to a four-year-old federal program that is finally expanding to all 50 states. The expansion comes through the so-called Community Eligibility Provision, passed by Congress and…

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Public hearings offered on C-OC bond vote

A series of public hearings Tuesday are setting up the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District board to vote on pursuing a bond election this November. Governing board secretary Tricia Winters said the district scheduled three public hearings on Tuesday and a…

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ASTEP youth work on community garden

Youth in the Yavapai County Juvenile Justice Center in Prescott are flexing their green thumbs.  Juveniles in the center's Arizona Substance Treatment Education Program (ASTEP), recently planted a variety of seeds in seven raised gardening beds at the Prescott Lakes…

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Is a college degree still worth it? Study says yes

Some comforting news for recent college graduates facing a tough job market and years of student loan payments: That college degree is still worth it. Those with bachelor's or associate's degrees earn more money over their lifetime than those who…

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Tucsonan is People Magazine teaching award finalist

A Tucson educator has been named a finalist in the Target Presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers campaign. Teresa Durazo, a teacher at Esperanza Elementary School, is one of 90 finalists named as part of the campaign, which celebrates remarkable teachers who…

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CAC Maricopa STEM camp features biotechnology

On a Thursday morning at the USDA Research Center, 15-year-old Alexxis Stone listens intently to a scientist as he describes research in the entomology lab where he studies insects. “I want to be a veterinarian,” says Stone, who attends Florence…

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