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Could instant replay be coming to Arizona high school football?

Instant replay could be part of the Arizona high school football playoffs next season after the National Federation of High Schools' Board of Directors approved the option for state associations. David Hines, executive director of the Arizona Interscholastic Association, said…

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Shelby School first grader places in statewide contest

Hazel Rensch, a first-grader at the Shelby School, was one of 12 students in Arizona to be awarded a ribbon in ASU’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. poster/bookmark competition. There were more than 1,950 poster entries this year. Hazel’s…

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Raytheon’s 14th annual MathMovesU Day at UA

More than 200 students from six Tucson-area middle schools along with 29 Raytheon Leadership Development Program (LDP) engineer mentors attended the 14th annual MathMovesU Day sponsored by Raytheon at the University of Arizona. The event is designed to encourage high…

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State budget plan hailed by educators

The governor and key lawmakers finally appear ready to address the problems of one of the worst-funded public school systems in the country, say top Rim Country school leaders. Gov. Ducey’s proposed budget includes $637 million in added money for…

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Teaching empathy through literature

With the amount of female inmates at the county jail around only 11 percent of the total population, the women don’t have a full re-entry program like the men. However, they do have resources like optional weekly Literacy Center classes.

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Bill strips Department of Education of voucher oversight

A Republican lawmaker wants the state to hire a private company to oversee and administer Arizona’s voucher program and wants State Treasurer Kimberly Yee, not the newly elected Democratic superintendent, to choose the vendor. Sen. David Livingston’s proposal would sweep…

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