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School grades portray an all-too-big divide

Closer analysis of the school grades released early in the month reveal what we in Arizona ought to call the “90-10 rule.” Maybe that will draw the attention it deserves. Nearly 90 percent of our well-to-do schools scored A’s. By…

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Well-off come out ahead every which way

Many well-to-do schools and a few worst-off schools get to the top by differing paths. The state determines school grades by adding together two scores. One measures student proficiency, as gauged by the number of students passing the state AIMS…

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Closer look at AIMS scores, school grades

Last week the Arizona Department of Education released its letter grades that rank schools around the state. It also released AIMS scores, which play a significant part in that letter grade system.

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RICO funds going to help kids

Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles presented Dr. Amy Fuller, superintendent of Florence Unified School District, with a check for $5,924.20 from Pinal County RICO Funds.

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Roundtable engages local leaders in career education

While Buena High School’s Career and Technical Education programs continue to expand with access to new funding, the CTE department’s influence has also started to reach outside of the school’s walls with a new means to engage local stakeholders.

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Cave Creek school hosts students from China

Nearly two dozen kids from China are in Cave Creek this week to find out what middle school is like in America. They are all part of a foreign exchange program. "They are currently at Sonoran Trails Middle School taking…

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Tucson Unified would move Dodge, add students

Every school year, students seeking to attend TUSD’s highest-performing middle school are turned away due to lack of space. But that could change soon as the district plans to move Dodge Traditional Magnet Middle School to a larger campus next…

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City of Maricopa gets higher education deal

The city of Maricopa is growing up fast and city leaders want to lure bigger business. To do that, Mayor Christian Price said they've struck a deal with Albright College, a private liberal arts institution. Beginning this fall, Albright plans…

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