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How students born after 9/11 are learning about the terrorist attacks

Students in grades K through 12 have no memory of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Twenty years after that pivotal event, educators are having to find ways to teach 9/11 to the next generation. Many teaching resources are available from the National Education Association, The New York Times, NPR and other sources, but how can teachers help a

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Tea party 2.0? Conservatives get organized in school battles

A loose network of conservative groups with ties to major Republican donors and party-aligned think tanks is quietly lending firepower to local activists engaged in culture war fights in schools across the country. While they are drawn by the anger of parents opposed to school policies on racial history or COVID-19 protocols like mask mandates,

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The results are in: Standardized test scores fell during pandemic year

Standardized test scores in Arizona fell across the board last school year, as COVID-19 upended learning through the year and led to a sharp drop in the number of students taking the tests, the Arizona Department of Education said. Results released by the department Friday showed that 38% of students got “satisfactory” grades on the

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Yavapai College Offering 8-Week Classes for Fall Semester; Registration Open

Yavapai College is offering an array of late start classes this fall semester. All the classes will be eight weeks in length and will begin on October 11. These classes are designed to be completed on an accelerated timeline, 50% shorter than normal classes. In-person classes are available at all six of YC’s campuses and

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Governor Ducey Announces Relief Program For K-12 Students, Families

Governor Doug Ducey announced an initial investment of $10 million for an immediate relief program for K-12 students and families. The funding will provide choice for parents who are facing financial and educational barriers due to unnecessary closures and school mandates and that are not in compliance with the provisions set forth in state law.

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