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Prescott Regional SciTechFest Returns April 10-17 for K-12 Students and Educators

Aimed toward local students and educators in grades K-12 but free and open to everyone, the Prescott Regional SciTechFest is  back! This year, the festivities and events have been transformed into a virtual hub for promoting a culture that celebrates STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) within the Quad Cities area and beyond. One

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School yard: Officials welcome new 3-foot rule for COVID-safe students

Arizona school and health officials welcomed Friday’s announcement that COVID-safe social distancing for students can be reduced from 6 feet to 3, but they did not appear to be rushing to embrace the lower standard. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it issued the new guidance after studies showed that COVID-19 “spread remains low in

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Daniel’s Ride Fundraiser Logs Its 300th Consecutive Day, March 14

One morning last May, Yavapai College professor Daniel Swartz tossed a leg across his bicycle and set out along the Peavine Trail. His ride was initially about stress relief, to get his mind off the plight of his students. But he kept riding – the next morning, and the next – and an idea began

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Cutting short study abroad programs didn’t stop NAU students from maximizing experience

When COVID-19 was declared a pandemic in March, Northern Arizona University had nearly 200 students living, studying and conducting research abroad. The university’s No. 1 mission quickly became getting these students home safely. The evacuations from 22 host countries happened in three waves: First, students in China, South Korea and Italy; then, students who lived

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Chino Valley Unified School District Superintendent Update

Last Tuesday the Chino Valley Unified School District Governing Board voted to transition to At Home Distance Learning for all CVUSD schools beginning Monday, December 7th.  This action was taken based on my recommendation along with the recommendation of the Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) Director Leslie Horton and guidance provide by the Arizona

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Deaf students at Arizona school will learn virtually, but not without obstacles

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students are adjusting to their new normal when it comes to online classes, virtual events and social distancing to prevent the spread of the disease. But for deaf and hard of hearing students in Arizona public schools, as well as for many more enrolled in private schools, these adjustments introduce new

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