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Humboldt school district conquers ‘scary’ accreditation

While many public high schools obtain accreditation, the case for an entire district to voluntarily seek it is more rare. Only 10 school districts in Arizona have achieved accreditation with AdvancED, formerly known as North Central Association. Ten more districts,…

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Federal officials: Arizona must defend teacher-evaluation system

The U.S. Department of Education has threatened action against Arizona’s schools unless the state can prove that it has an acceptable teacher-evaluation system that uses students’ test scores as part of the rating. John Huppenthal, state superintendent of public instruction, said…

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Little Red School recognized for high performance

Little Red School has been named a 2013 NCEA Arizona Higher Performing School by the National Center for Educational Achievement in recognition of its students’ advancement toward college and career readiness as measured by the AIMS test.

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Mingus Union High School board moves meeting to Dec. 11

Members of the Mingus Union High School board rescheduled their monthly meeting to Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria so that a quorum would be present. The board will consider an updated budget with $4,000 more than anticipated…

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Because you liked chemistry, we recommend these classes

The same kind of technology that recommends movies on Netflix or purchases on Amazon is now helping students choose college courses. A new program developed on a campus in Tennessee uses predictive analytics to suggest classes, and now the technology is…

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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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