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Bench helps kids meet new friends

It's a scenario few people would fail to understand: A child sits alone, in open view but still removed from his or her classmates by an almost insurmountable distance. "Everyone feels left out sometimes," Heather Stimple said, standing before a…

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10 Pueblo Indians earn Ph.D.s together at ASU commencement

Soon after the maroon-and-gold balloons rained down, the 10 newly minted Ph.D.s shuffled out of Arizona State University's big graduate-student commencement ceremony on Monday and headed for a more intimate gathering. The cohort, a group of 10 Pueblo Indians, received…

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More Arizona Children in Pre-K, But State Lags Nation

A new report shows more children in Arizona were enrolled in state pre-kindergarten programs last year, but Arizona still lags the national average. The National Institute for Early Education research shows about 7 percent of the state’s 4-year-old children were enrolled in…

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Globe remembers Coach Barefoot

More than 400 people gathered in the Globe High School Gym on Saturday, May 2, to mourn the passing of Billie Barefoot. Barefoot was the Globe High School head wrestling coach and founder of the Gila Monster Wrestling Club.

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Empowering Douglas’ youth

For the fourth year, juniors and seniors at Douglas High School have been handed some of the most valuable resources in the community, during the Youth Empowerment Fair, held May 8 in the DHS gymnasium. Nearly 587 students were reached by several…

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Superintendent finalists to interview Wednesday

Five finalists, all looking to become the new superintendent of the Douglas Unified School District, will be in Douglas Wednesday for interviews with the board which will be followed by a public forum in the evening. Each finalist is having an…

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School honors work of Glendale firefighter

Glendale Firefighter/Paramedic Jason Webb has been honored by the Washington Elementary School District with the Lamp of Learning Award. Webb served many schools in the district as a Fire Pal, but the economic crash in 2008 effected funding for the…

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High School Graduation Rates Hit Another All-Time High

With over 81 percent of students graduating within four-years of entering high school, the Class of 2013 achieved the highest on-time graduation rate in U.S. history according to the 2015 Building a Grad Nation report. After graduation rates languished in the low…

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