Nanci Hutson

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PHS students honor National School Walkout with assembly calling on students to speak up, be kind

Call for action

For 17 minutes on Friday morning, about 100 Prescott High School students paid homage to 14 peers, and three of their male teachers and coaches, who until Valentine’s Day attended a Florida high school.

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Arizona teachers vote to walk out

Schools across the state could be forced to close if walkout lasts multiple days

The vote is in — some 78 percent of more than 57,000 Arizona teachers who submitted ballots favor a walkout.

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Educators stage another walk-in

Second #RedForEd rally affirms need for pre-Recession funding to do what’s best for students

The momentum behind the #RedForEd movement has not lost its gusto in the Quad Cities.

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United Way’s new social enterprise program giving people a chance

Enables agencies to offer employment hope

Brad Newman is not afraid to try anything.

Locals cautiously optimistic about pledge to make education a priority

Within minutes of Gov. Doug Ducey’s announcement he will propose to the Legislature raising teacher pay by 9 percent for the next school year, with net increases of up to 20 percent by 2020-21, Chino Valley Unified School District Superintendent John Scholl was penning a memo to faculty and staff.

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Educators call '#RedForEd' walk-in campaign a demand to do right by students, not only higher pay

An army of red shirts, red pants, red ties, even red sneakers, surrounded schools throughout the tri-city area on Wednesday as a means to remedy a decade of alleged educational neglect.

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Mayer district seeking emergency funds to cover student exodus after Goodwin fire

Mayer Schools Superintendent Dean Slaga will be at the state Capitol today, April 10, seeking financial help from lawmakers to compensate for losing 55 students because of last summer’s fire and flood.

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Dresses, tuxedos, suits, shoes and jewelry available at no cost to students attending prom

The Priceless Prom Project

Modeling a tailored black tuxedo with matching bow tie and shiny black dress shoes, Chino Valley High School senior Tanner Brown looked every bit the sophisticated young gentleman ready for prom night.

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Aspiring music legend is a teaching legend

Acoustic guitar, love of language integral pieces to retiring Abia Judd teacher’s connection with children

Jane Robertson once aspired to be the next Joni Mitchell or Joan Baez.

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Yavapai County Education Foundation announces finalists for 24th Teacher of the Year honor

From a field of 73 teacher nominees across Yavapai County — including district, charter and private schools — seven teachers from Humboldt Unified School District and five from Prescott Unified School District are finalists in the 24th annual Yavapai County Teacher of the Year categories.

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