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Dorothy Stinson students perform

The first semester has been busy for the students at Dorothy Stinson School. Not only have the students been working hard academically, but they have also been showing their talents in performances.

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Northland Prep bike program gets educational grant

SCA has awarded an environmental education grant to Northland Preparatory Academy. Representatives from the global hygiene and forest products company presented a $2,780 check to NPA on Dec. 5 to support the school’s Bicycle of Power and Recycling Energy Education program.

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Yuma schools take lessons from Newtown tragedy

A year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Conn., many campuses – including those in Yuma – worked to ramp up their security. In January, the Arizona Department of Education issued revised minimum requirements for its Emergency Response…

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Grant keeps Surprise school fit

Teachers and students at Dysart Elementary School, 12907 W. Greenway Road, will soon have more exercise equipment after a physical education teacher at the school was awarded a $1,000 grant.

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Tucson teacher fired for second school moonlighting

A Tucson teacher has been fired after district officials say he took time off to care for a sick relative but was really teaching in another school district. The Arizona Daily Star reports  that Tucson Unified School District Governing Board approved…

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NAU to hold graduation ceremonies Dec. 19

Northern Arizona University will hold its fall commencement ceremonies next week. But instead of the usual Friday ceremonies, they will take place on a Thursday. About 2,500 students will receive their bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees during two ceremonies scheduled for Dec.…

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Federal education official has Arizona ties

A former school superintendent from Arizona who also oversaw 66 schools on the Navajo Reservation has been named director of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education. Charles “Monty” Roessel comes from a family of educators who helped establish the first tribal…

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Foundation hopes to shift teaching method

Arizona’s three public universities could become national models and magnets for teaching science, technology, engineering and math if Science Foundation Arizona has its way. The universities and the Board of Regents reportedly are interested.

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Glendale-based charter schools face closure

The Arizona State Board for Charter Schools issued a notice of intent to close two schools in Glendale, but their dean said Thursday the schools will remain open through the current academic year and perhaps longer.

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Easy steps help students jumpstart at Central Arizona College

Registration for the 2014 spring semester is now underway at all of Central Arizona College’s locations in Pinal County. CAC has developed six easy steps for anyone to earn college credits, take personal interest classes, pick up non-degree or community…

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Arizona bracing for more pain from sequestration

Federal budget cuts that have led to hundreds of layoffs in Arizona and slashed social services for some of the state’s most vulnerable families threaten the state’s economic recovery in 2014 unless Congress acts soon.

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