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ASU, UA don’t make former education secretary’s list for ROI

Arizona State University and the University of Arizona didn’t make former Secretary of Education William Bennett’s list of providing the best return on investment for a college education. Yahoo Finance reported Bennett used a list developed by PayScale.com that ranked all the U.S. universities by…

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Educators share ideas for improving Arizona schools

If Arizona students are to become among the nation’s best, the state needs universal preschool and full-day kindergarten in every district, according to David Schauer, superintendent of the Kyrene School District. Full-day kindergarten funding was taken away by the state, he…

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Altar Valley School District earns state recognition

The Altar Valley School District was honored earlier this month at the Arizona School Boards Association annual conference.  Altar Valley governing Board President Robert K. Ethridge was awarded the Arizona School Boards Association All-Arizona School Board Award for his dedicated efforts to…

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Tourette training an eye-opener for Kingman teacher

Julie Runkel couldn't wait to sign up recently when she found out that Cerbat Elementary School was offering a teleconference seminar with a specialist from the Tourette Syndrome Association in New York. Runkel has a student with Tourette in her class…

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Arizona educators move to postpone school letter grades

State education officials don’t want to issue school letter grades or hold back third graders who fail the state reading assessment at the end of the next school year. So they plan to ask the Legislature to put a one-year moratorium on…

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Second-graders cheer up hospital patients, staff

On Wednesday [Dec. 18] a group of second-graders brought smiles to the faces of patients at the Benson Hospital.  Every year during the holiday season, the hospital is visited by primary school students in Bob Singler’s class. The visit has…

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Flagstaff High School team takes home Quiz Bowl trophies

Flagstaff High School's newly created Quiz Bowl Team was in Tempe Dec. 14 to compete in the Arizona Quiz Bowl Association National Qualifying Tournament. The school's two novice squads each brought home a trophy for placing second and third in…

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