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Weekly podcast: AZ students in national app contest, program boosts attendance, leaders bring education to other countries

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Five Students At Greenfield Junior High School In Gilbert Created An App That Won The Best In State Award Over 1800 Other Entries In Arizona In The Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge And Now Look To Win Nationally. Caleb Cook, Riley Franceschini, Jacob Goude, John Michael Holderfield And Blake Stringfellow Created The App, Called “Future Folder” In Their STEM Program. Photo Courtesy Of 3TV And CBS 5.

AZEdNews’ David Marino Jr. reviews this week’s top news stories.

Hear about what students at Greenfield Junior High School in Gilbert did to win best in state for the Verizon Innovative App Challenge.

Studies show when students miss school a lot they’re much more likely to face problems learning. Hear how a program used by Indianapolis Public Schools has boosted attendance and increased students’ success.

Find out how Dr. Lupita Hightower, superintendent of Tolleson Elementary School District, and 52 others helped bring education to to children in the Dominican Republic.