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Clases de ESL se Ofrecerán este Otoño en La Biblioteca Pública de Scottsdale

Es inglés tu segundo idioma? Ven y practica con otros estudiantes de todo el mundo! La Biblioteca Pública de Scottsdale te invita a sus clases de inglés los jueves a las 9:30 a.m. en la Biblioteca del Centro Civico Gold Room, donde

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School’s Out, Need Isn’t: Trying to Boost Summer Meals After Sharp 2014 Drop

  By: Jamie Cochran Cronkite News (Washington, DC) – Arizona had the nation’s biggest drop in kids getting free summer meals between 2013 and 2014, a time when most states saw increases in the number of children reached, a recent

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Stanton, City Launch Effort to Boost Extracurricular School Activities through Tax-Credit Program

PHOENIX — From marching band and sports to theater and field trips, extracurricular activities play an important role in building character, encouraging curiosity, developing self-esteem and helping kids grow into responsible adults. That’s the motivation behind a public-service campaign launched

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AzMERIT to Replace Former AIMS in Arizona's Schools

On Monday, the Arizona State Board of Education adopted Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching (AzMERIT) as the new statewide test. The assessment will be given to Arizona students in 3rd grade through high school this spring and

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Arizona schools saw some of nation’s steepest spending cuts, report says

By MIRANDA RIVERS Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Arizona’s per-pupil spending has fallen 17.5 percent since 2008, the third-deepest rate of K-12 education cuts in the nation, according to a report released Thursday. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities report said most states saw

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Report: AZ High School Dropouts Cause $7.6 Billion in Economic Loss

PHOENIX — The more than 18,000 Arizona students who dropped out of high school this year will produce $7.6 billion less economic activity over their lifetimes than if those same students had graduated, according to a new report by the

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AZHCC Awards Scholarships to 13 Students

AZHCC Awards Scholarships to 13 Students

The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund will award its annual scholarships to 13 Arizona college and university students during the Telemundo Phoenix Hispanic Business Salute 2013 Luncheon.  “Education is the foundation of a strong community, and we’re proud

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