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Douglas school board holds study session to discuss budget

The Douglas school board held a two-hour study session Jan. 21 to discuss the upcoming fiscal year budget. No action was taken during this part of the meeting.DUSD Business Manager Cesar Soto said the district is currently facing a short fall of $502,011.19.

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Lend a hand to students any age as school mentor

The Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters school mentor program is not as well known as its community-based program. The latter involves meeting with a child two or three times a month. The school mentor program matches a caring adult with…

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New FFA chapter at Arizona Equine Center riding high

The Yavapai Prescott Valley FFA team from charter school Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center brought back two High Individual Awards in Horse Judging and Roping at the Arizona National FFA Show and Judging Contest Jan. 8-12 at Westworld in Scottsdale.

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ACLU: ASU can’t expel those at party over MLK weekend

The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona opposes suspending or expelling Arizona State University students who attended a party over the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend that depicted racial stereotypes. The organization said such discipline would likely be a…

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School excellence initiative launches in Arizona

A new campaign that aims to provide all children access to a grade "A"-level school has launched across the state. The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce have partnered on the "A for…

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Velasquez must decide how to Nogales Unified post

All eyes are on Santa Cruz County Schools Superintendent Alfredo Velasquez, who by law must decide to either appoint someone to fill the vacancy on the board of the Nogales Unified School District or call for an election.

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Preparing students for success

The Rural School and Community Trust’s “Why Rural Matters 2011-2012” reported that 29 percent of Arizona’s rural students live in poverty — the highest percentage increase in the past 10 years. One-third of these students do not graduate high school…

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Hartigan elected Grand Canyon School Board President

Grand Canyon School (GCS) Board members elected Kevin Hartigan as president during their regular meeting Jan. 14. Hartigan has taken over the role from Katie Morris, who has moved out of state. The board also appointed parent SuZan Pearce as…

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Arizona school boasts first college of security, intelligence

Leaders at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz. are offering the nation's first College of Security and Intelligence. The new college is designed to meet the growing demand for cybersecurity, global security and intelligence experts. Former CIA Intelligence Analyst Dr. Phillip…

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