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Glendale American wins teacher assistant award

Glendale American is the winner of the Impact Award for TAP Implementation from ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teacher’s College.  The award recognizes the work of American teachers and staff for the significant increase and improvement in the functioning of the…

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Basha students take 1st in Future City Competition

The Accelerated Middle School (AMS) at Basha High School put together a power team of three bright students at the beginning of the school year and entered the regional Future City Competition at the Phoenix Convention Center in January.

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Arizona teens to design mobile app for fire department

Need information about Gilbert Fire and Rescue? There's an app for that, or at least there will be. High school students from around the state gathered at Arizona State University's Polytechnic campus in Mesa last week to learn the latest in…

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Area schools come home spirit line champions

Both Winslow and Holbrook high schools took home state championship titles after taking part in the Arizona Interscholastic Association State Champion Spiritline Competition held Jan. 25 at Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley.

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Orr to seek restored funding for some JTED programs

As the Arizona Legislature kicks into full gear, state Rep. Ethan Orr, R-Tucson, is looking to restore funding for freshman high school students in a statewide technical training and education program. Orr introduced a bill to partly reverse a 2011 budget cut…

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Mesa trims suspensions to keep kids in classroom

Arizona’s largest school district has reduced student suspensions by 50 percent with a new initiative to keep even the most troublesome students in class. Mesa Public Schools suspended 1,618 students last semester, compared with 3,213 in the first semester of the…

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Seminar teaches girls how to deal with bullies

Bullying has become a hot-button issue in the last few years, with the National Education Association estimating that 160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students.

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Desert Vista High Principal Battle heading to district post

Despite sounding hoarse, Desert Vista High School Principal Anna Battle spent Jan. 28 answering phone calls and talking to drop-in visitors who had heard the big news and wished her well. The previous day, Tempe Union High School District Superintendent Kenneth…

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Chandler students fundraise through exercise

Rather than selling cookie dough and wrapping paper, several elementary schools in Chandler and across the state are turning to a new school-sponsored run. For students, the opportunity is the right blend of fun and fundraising.

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