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Chino Valley Unified School District Superintendent Update

On Tuesday October 13th, the Chino Valley Schools governing board voted to change instruction in Chino Valley Schools to in-person instruction where all students, kindergarten through 12th grade, will be present on campuses four days a week.  The district will continue to offer At Home Learning for those families who are uncomfortable with their child

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Opinion: Education Research Is Missing Its Moment

In almost every sci-fi movie, there’s a scene where an intrepid crew of ragtag misfits must band together to overcome a more powerful enemy. Just when things look lost, our heroes dream up an ingenious scheme to escape the evil empire’s tractor beam and triumph over impossible odds. The audience heaves a sigh of relief

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Add COVID-19 to list of things driving Arizona teachers from jobs

Arizona schools have long struggled with teacher shortages but the problem was made worse this year by COVID-19, which has led to more teachers quitting or taking leave, school officials said. Just over 28% of teaching slots were still vacant several weeks into the 2020-2021 school year, up from 21% last year, according to an

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Governor Ducey Announces $500,000 To Further Expand High Quality Education

Following a roundtable discussion today with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, school leaders, parents and students, Governor Doug Ducey today announced an additional $500,000 to continue expanding efforts across the state to increase high quality education options. The funding, which comes from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund, will be distributed by A

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Proposition 208 proposes income surtax on high earners to fund education

With the election just days away, Cronkite News is taking a closer look at some of the measures on the Nov. 3 ballot. As Arizona public schools face the challenge of COVID-19 and continued teacher shortages, Proposition 208 – which would increase funding for teachers, support staff and education programs through a surtax on high

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New Podcast Focused on Trauma Informed Care Launches in October

Stacey Gagnon is a passionate advocate for children in the areas of special needs, adoption and foster care. As Director of Trauma Lens Care, a collaborative program between MATFORCE and Yavapai County Community Health Services, Stacey embodies her beliefs as a mother of 7 children and a foster parent. As a professional nurse, educator, author

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