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Arizona Science Center receives grant to improve STEM

Every month, teams from three school districts in Arizona meet to create ways to improve the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math, commonly known as the STEM curriculum. The teams seek a new approach in hopes that their districts can…

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Farm-to-school in Leupp a Rez model

The cornfield was once a place of sacred learning for the Navajo, but as many cornfields have gone dormant across the Navajo Nation, that connection to the land has been eroded. Now an effort is under way to reforge those…

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NAU grads’ wages lag UA, ASU

College degree-holders in Arizona make more money than other workers. But Northern Arizona University graduates’ wages lag those of Arizona State University and University of Arizona.

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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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Lack of tuition funding waitlists 350 potential NPC students

“There are approximately 350 Adult Basic Education students on a waiting list because there are no funds to pay their tuition,” Northland Pioneer College Vice President for Learning and Student Services Mark Vest recently advised members of the Navajo County…

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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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