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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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4th-grade reading gap follows Arizona income gap

Seventy-two percent of Arizona fourth-graders are reading below grade level. That's one finding of a new Kids Count Data Snapshot from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. According to the Foundation's senior consultant Elizabeth Burke Bryant, one key to success in…

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