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Maricopa Unified school board honors students, staff

The Maricopa Unified School District honored students for their participation in the annual art walk and Academic League competition, as well as staff from the Business Department for earning the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting during their meeting on…

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Phoenix students show literary muscle

Inter-scholastic rivalry can be brutal, and a recent battle between Kyrene middle schools was no exception. There were the screams of disappointment, the cheers of support and the occasional nail biting over a chapter not read.

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Report: AIMS gives false picture of college readiness

Just because students passed the AIMS test last year does not necessarily mean they are on track for college or other post-high school education, a national report released Thursday morning says.  The report, by the education advocacy group Achieve, states…

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Santa Cruz HS plays host to prospective students

Santa Cruz Valley Union High School played host to 164 eighth graders from Eloy Junior High, Picacho Elementary and Red Rock Elementary Schools on April 30 as part of its annual Freshman Experience event on the high school campus.

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Willcox Unified Board takes action to reduce expenses

The Willcox School Board took action to reduce expenses to meet the district’s budget at their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 5. In order to reduce the budget by $450,000, Interim Superintendent Ben Travis made recommendations to the Board, including…

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State schools expect drop in test scores

AIMS is out. AzMERIT is in. The major difference is in the design of the test items, Curriculum Director Barbara Wright told the Casa Grande Elementary School District Governing Board Tuesday. “The AIMS test was designed primarily as a recall…

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AG to investigate Morenci AIMS scores

AIMS testing was resolved last fall — or so Morenci Unified School District Superintendant Dr. David Woodall thought. But Diane Douglas, Arizona Superintendant of Public Instruction of Schools, has asked Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to review the results of…

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Impact Aid and Parker school district concerns discussed

Grades, cultural education, and special education are among of Parker parents’ top concerns about the education in the community. Superintendent Jim Lotts and Assistant Superintendent Brad Sale discussed the district’s use of Impact Aid with the public on May 6.…

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