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Sahuarita schools to align new report card to new standards

The Sahuarita Unified School District is creating new report cards that are expected to align with Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards, formerly known as the Common Core. The report cards would no longer list a traditional subject with an A,…

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Somerton residents slow in showing support for charter school

A Phoenix-area foundation plans to collect at least 100 petition signatures from residents expressing support for a charter high school the organization wants to build in this city, but the president of the foundation said he's concerned the planned school has…

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Letter to the Editor: Another way to support schools

The “Extraordinary Educators” license plate is now available at servicearizona.com. Just 2 percent of Arizona drivers purchasing the plate will generate more than $1 million annually for K-8 teacher grants, distributed by Arizona’s elected county school superintendents, through the Arizona Community…

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Kingman students learn to make their own luck at Reality Store

Eighth-graders in the Kingman Unified School District got an eye-opening reality check Thursday morning at the district's seventh Annual Reality Store, which teaches students about the financial facts of life.  A few weeks before the Reality Store, the students draw…

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Young Navajo leaders claim awards

Nothing gives more pride to Navajo youth than being recognized for their efforts to better the Native American community. A few Navajo youths got that recognition as part of the 2013 American Excellence in Leadership Awards presented by the Phoenix…

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Bicentennial North student selected as ELL success story

Julian Loffsner, an eighth-grade student from Bicentennial North, was chosen by the Arizona Department of Education as an ELL Success Story. Loffsner moved with his family to Arizona from Colombia in the Spring of 2012. In Colombia, he took courses to…

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US education officials: Arizona an at-risk state

The U.S. Department of Education says Arizona is a high-risk state for failing to meet various Elementary and Secondary Education Act flexibility requirements. Federal officials notified state Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal by letter Tuesday.

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Winslow’s CTE students rank high on AIMS test

Students from the Winslow Unified School District who were concentrators in the Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) classes ranked higher than the statewide average in five of seven measures on the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS). Concentrators are…

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Tom Horne visits Yeshiva High School

Tom Horne, the current and first Jewish Arizona Attorney General, recently came to the Yeshiva High School of Arizona to speak with the students about his career. He also enlightened the students with stories from his past.

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Getting into gear at Coconino robotics tournament

The sounds of whirring of gears, clacking controllers and tinkling metal filled the air on the Coconino High School campus Saturday as the school’s CocoNuts FIRST Robotics Team hosted two robotics events simultaneously.

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