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Citizens panel urges Peoria schools override on Nov. ballot

A citizens study panel is recommending the Peoria Unified School District ask voters to approve extending the 37,000-student district’s existing budget override for another three years and ask for an additional three percent funding to pay for teacher raises and…

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Youths take to the skies in Goodyear

Annual Sky Kids event gives 160 special needs youths opportunity to fly. It’s hard to imagine having any limitations while flying high over the Arizona desert with the open horizon in front of you. An estimated 160 youths with special…

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Lake Havasu school district reinstates gifted classrooms

Valedictorian candidate Jennifer Wrona of Lake Havasu High School said learning in a gifted classroom in elementary school pushed her to excel and academically. “Every time I went to class I was always challenged,” she told the school board Tuesday…

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New law makes Native Americans eligible for school choice program

Gov. Doug Ducey has signed SB1332 into law, officially expanding the state’s innovate Empowerment Scholarship Account program offering unprecedented educational options to all students living on tribal lands, which includes 22 reservations in total. “We are very thankful to Gov.…

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The College Education Game Just Got Changed

Arizona State University  is partnering with the education nonprofit edX to offer students around the world the opportunity to take freshman year courses online — without a required SAT score or high school transcripts. The earned credits enable students to finish their…

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Arizona Educational Foundation names Phoenix-area’s best schools

Nineteen Valley schools are the new Arizona Educational Foundation's A+ Schools of Excellence.  The 32-year-old award honors public schools that have excelling students, positive cultures and high-quality teachers and class materials. Schools must apply for A+ awards. They typically spend…

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Future is bright with culinary delight

Nine Safford students showed that eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. Sodexo’s Future Chefs Challenge pitted elementary students in competition to see who could come up with the best healthy snack.

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