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Diné graduate to help curate at Arizona State Museum

Diné student Martina Dawley was one of six students given high honors during the University of Arizona's fall commencement on Dec. 21. Dawley received the Centennial Award this past Saturday in addition to walking away with her doctorate in American Indian…

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The online education revolution drifts off course

One year ago, many were pointing to the growth of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, as the most important trend in higher education. Many saw the rapid expansion of MOOCs as a higher education revolution that would help address…

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Education issues, economics shape Gilbert in 2013

From education to economic development, the Town of Gilbert ended 2013 with solid economic prospects, a sterling reputation for safety and a couple of issues that irked several of its residence. But the year might be best known for how…

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Benson School District is top academically performing district

When the Arizona Department of Education announced Benson Unified School District as the state’s top academically performing district on Aug. 1, the news was met with a community-wide celebration. All four of the district’s campuses, to include the primary, middle and…

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Vick ‘had a big heart’ for students

The death of local high school teacher Thomas Vick Sr. has left community residents, students and fellow colleagues in shock. Vick and his wife, Diane, former mayor of Bullhead City, were mauled Saturday afternoon as they attempted to break up…

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Kids mobile health clinic hits the road Jan. 6

Health care was a hot issue this past year, and the trend promises to continue in 2014. The Quad-City area's biggest health care provider, Yavapai Regional Medical Center, is pro-active in the field. Its latest innovation, slated to debut Jan.…

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‘Assistive technology’ aids special education

Personal technology such as iPads, notebook-size word processors and electronic pens that scan words and display definitions are helping Arizona special-education students keep up in class this year. The Arizona Department of Education has distributed a $265,000 federal grant among 12 school…

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