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Seeing red: Bill would cut voter-approved education funds, school supporters say

Red for Ed, the teachers group that spearheaded Proposition 208 – which increases some taxes to hire teachers and bolster teacher salaries – this week returned to the political battlefield to fight a bill it says undermines the will of Arizona voters in November. Education advocates oppose Senate Bill 1783, which would allow some business

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Survey: Even as schools reopen, many students learn remotely

Large numbers of students are not returning to the classroom even as more schools reopen for full-time, in-person learning, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Biden administration. The findings reflect a nation that has been locked in debate over the safety of reopening schools during the coronavirus pandemic. Even as national COVID-19 rates

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Done in 180 seconds: NAU grad students showcase research in 7th annual 3MRP finals

Fungal sex, protecting the mental health of mothers with newborns in the NICU and the perceived effects of a teacher’s accent on their students’ comprehension were among the innovative research projects Northern Arizona University graduate students presented at the 7th annual 3MRP finals last week. 3MRP, or 3 Minute Research Presentation, offers graduate students the opportunity

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Sharpen your pencils: Many Arizona schools reopen for in-person instruction

Schools across the state reopened Monday, and many were offering in-person instruction for the first time since being shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic last year. Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman expressed confidence that things will get back on track for students this year. “But by and large, the majority of our schools across

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Yavapai College trio earns national recognition for teaching, learning and leadership excellence

A longtime Yavapai College chemistry professor and two longtime staff members have been added to the rolls of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development’s Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Leadership award winners. The college’s 2021 NISOD honorees are Professor Dr. Paul Smolenyak; Dr. Tom Hughes, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Research and Grants; and

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