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School-to-prison pipeline has deep roots in tangled history of tribal schools

In the early 1930s, Robert Carr, a member of the Creek Nation, was expelled for “incorrigible behavior” from Chilocco Indian Agricultural School near the Kansas-Oklahoma border. By the time he was 21, Carr had been incarcerated in three different institutions. He died in a Kansas state prison where he was held for stealing $30 worth

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YC fall Convocation recaps successes, fuels optimism for more

YC President Dr. Lisa Rhine stood alone on the stage, delivering a fall convocation speech virtually to faculty and staff preparing for a fall semester like none before it, but one that Rhine assured them would be safe, connected, productive and empowering for students and the community. Rhine, who took the reins of YC in

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School Reopening Survey: 55% of Parents Want In-Person Learning

WalletHub today released a nationally representative School Reopening Survey, which found that 55 percent of parents want their children to learn in person. Some parents can’t stay home. 32 percent of parents are not able to work remotely. Mixed feelings on teacher compensation. Almost 1 in 4 parents think that teachers who work remotely should

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Yavapai College honors 3 for exemplifying ‘YC Way’

Yavapai College announced its highest employee honors – the YC Way Awards – during a virtual fall convocation on Monday, Aug. 10. The recipients got the news a week earlier, during surprise visits to their homes by YC President Dr. Lisa Rhine, Chief Human Resources Officer Dr. Emily Weinacker, Vice President of Community Relations and

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Voters Uncomfortable Sending Children Back to Classrooms

As Arizona releases reopening guidelines for schools, voters want assurance that safety precautions will be taken according to a new poll conducted by OH Predictive Insights (OHPI). If schools were to reopen today, just 39% of voters would be comfortable having kids back in the classroom. OHPI’s Arizona Public Opinion Pulse (AZPOP) – a monthly poll of Likely Arizona Voters – found that a majority (57%) of voters would

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