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‘Kids at Hope’ seeks to form positive mindsets

Kids at Hope founder and president Rick Miller shared his Phoenix-based nonprofit's positive message of juvenile empowerment Friday during a special presentation in the jury assembly room at the Yavapai County Courthouse. In attendance were various agencies, including educators and…

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Pioneer medicine woman visits Granville fifth-graders

Faith Roelofs adjusted her bonnet and hoisted her basket full of herbal remedies on her way to talk to fifth-grade students at Granville Elementary School. She did not bring the herd of goats that made Arizona pioneer Mary Ramos famous…

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Dorothy Stinson students perform

The first semester has been busy for the students at Dorothy Stinson School. Not only have the students been working hard academically, but they have also been showing their talents in performances.

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Northland Prep bike program gets educational grant

SCA has awarded an environmental education grant to Northland Preparatory Academy. Representatives from the global hygiene and forest products company presented a $2,780 check to NPA on Dec. 5 to support the school’s Bicycle of Power and Recycling Energy Education program.

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Yuma schools take lessons from Newtown tragedy

A year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Conn., many campuses – including those in Yuma – worked to ramp up their security. In January, the Arizona Department of Education issued revised minimum requirements for its Emergency Response…

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Grant keeps Surprise school fit

Teachers and students at Dysart Elementary School, 12907 W. Greenway Road, will soon have more exercise equipment after a physical education teacher at the school was awarded a $1,000 grant.

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Tucson teacher fired for second school moonlighting

A Tucson teacher has been fired after district officials say he took time off to care for a sick relative but was really teaching in another school district. The Arizona Daily Star reports  that Tucson Unified School District Governing Board approved…

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NAU to hold graduation ceremonies Dec. 19

Northern Arizona University will hold its fall commencement ceremonies next week. But instead of the usual Friday ceremonies, they will take place on a Thursday. About 2,500 students will receive their bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees during two ceremonies scheduled for Dec.…

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Federal education official has Arizona ties

A former school superintendent from Arizona who also oversaw 66 schools on the Navajo Reservation has been named director of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education. Charles “Monty” Roessel comes from a family of educators who helped establish the first tribal…

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Foundation hopes to shift teaching method

Arizona’s three public universities could become national models and magnets for teaching science, technology, engineering and math if Science Foundation Arizona has its way. The universities and the Board of Regents reportedly are interested.

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Glendale-based charter schools face closure

The Arizona State Board for Charter Schools issued a notice of intent to close two schools in Glendale, but their dean said Thursday the schools will remain open through the current academic year and perhaps longer.

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