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Washington Post
The real reasons behind the U.S. teacher shortageKindergarten teacher Gracia Hidalgo, left, welcomes new student Valentina Tapia
The real reasons behind the U.S. teacher shortage
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Kindergarten teacher Gracia Hidalgo, left, welcomes new student Valentina Tapia, 5, and her mother, Andrea Tapia, center, before the start of the first day of school Monday at T.J. Austin Elementary School in Tyler, Tex. (Andrew D. Brosig/Tyler... Read more
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Daily Herald
A new face guides Big Hollow schoolsIt was great to see children get off the bus for their first day of classes Wed
A new face guides Big Hollow schools
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
It was great to see children get off the bus for their first day of classes Wednesday, Big Hollow School District 38 Superintendent Bob Gold said. But it wasn't just the students who were starting anew Wednesday. Gold welcomed students to school... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Two-Thirds Of Students Miss Performance Standards On AzMERIT TestThe Arizona State Board of Education meets Friday morning to certify results of
Two-Thirds Of Students Miss Performance Standards On AzMERIT Test
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 11 days ago
The Arizona State Board of Education meets Friday morning to certify results of this year’s new AzMERIT exams. Unofficial scores show about two-thirds of public school students around the state failed to meet the new performance standards for math... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Payson’s enrollment on the rise“Our numbers appear to be up ... we’ll know more in a week,” said Payson Unifie
Payson’s enrollment on the rise
Payson Roundup / Posted 14 days ago
“Our numbers appear to be up ... we’ll know more in a week,” said Payson Unified School District Superintendent Greg Wyman at the board meeting on Aug. 10 regarding districtwide enrollment. Preliminary figures suggest the district will gain about 23... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Two-Thirds Of Students Miss Performance Standards On AZ Merit TestThe Arizona State Board of Education meets Friday morning to certify results of
Two-Thirds Of Students Miss Performance Standards On AZ Merit Test
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 15 days ago
The Arizona State Board of Education meets Friday morning to certify results of this year’s new AZ Merit exams. Unofficial scores show about two-thirds of public school students around the state failed to meet the new performance standards for math... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Arizona Department Of Education Wants $50K From Board Of Education For Reading Funds PortalThe web portal for schools to get their share of $40 million in reading funds i
Arizona Department Of Education Wants $50K From Board Of Education For Reading Funds Portal
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 15 days ago
The web portal for schools to get their share of $40 million in reading funds is open — at least for the moment. State law requires schools to annually report to the Arizona Board of Education progress in K-3 reading and plans for improvement. The... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Arizona Department of Education opens reading program portalPHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Department of Education chief of staff Michael Bradley h
Arizona Department of Education opens reading program portal
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 16 days ago
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Department of Education chief of staff Michael Bradley has opened the Move on When Reading program portal. The online portal traditionally opens at the beginning of each school year. Bradley says the portal was opened... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Spat between education officials holds $40 million reading program hostageTwo state agencies in charge of education have been locked in a legal battle al
Spat between education officials holds $40 million reading program hostage
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 16 days ago
Two state agencies in charge of education have been locked in a legal battle all summer, and now taxpayer money to help kids read is being held hostage in the dispute. Move on When Reading is a program mandated by state law to help kids in... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Spat between education officials holds $40 million reading program hostageTwo state agencies in charge of education have been locked in a legal battle al
Spat between education officials holds $40 million reading program hostage
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 17 days ago
Two state agencies in charge of education have been locked in a legal battle all summer, and now taxpayer money to help kids read is being held hostage in the dispute. Move on When Reading is a program mandated by state law to help kids in... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
School Board Names Dr. Kent Paredes Scribner as Sole Finalist for SuperintendentThe Fort Worth school board named Dr. Kent Paredes Scribner, who has served as
School Board Names Dr. Kent Paredes Scribner as Sole Finalist for Superintendent
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
The Fort Worth school board named Dr. Kent Paredes Scribner, who has served as superintendent of the largest high school district in Arizona since 2008, as the sole finalist for the job of permanent superintendent at tonight’s meeting. The trustees... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Fort Worth ISD Names Second Sole Finalist For SuperintendentFORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) -The Fort Worth ISD Board of Education named Dr. Kent P
Fort Worth ISD Names Second Sole Finalist For Superintendent
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 17 days ago
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) -The Fort Worth ISD Board of Education named Dr. Kent Paredes Scribner, currently superintendent of the largest high school district in Arizona, as the sole finalist for the job of permanent superintendent at Tuesday night’s... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Digital educational plan collapsesA little more than a year ago, Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell s
Digital educational plan collapses
Payson Roundup / Posted 19 days ago
A little more than a year ago, Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell sought the Board of Supervisors’ approval to enter into an intergovernmental agreement to expand interactive television (ITV) services in the schools. The project would... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Some Arizona Schools Struggle To Find TeachersArizona school districts are hurting for teachers. Nora Ulloa is the HR direct
Some Arizona Schools Struggle To Find Teachers
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 19 days ago
Arizona school districts are hurting for teachers. Nora Ulloa is the HR director for the Fowler Elementary School District in southwest Phoenix. “We have gone to every job fair there is and of course so has every other district, so we’re all there... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Benson students heading back to schoolSummer vacation is over, as more than 1,300 students in Benson are waking up ea
Benson students heading back to school
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 29 days ago
Summer vacation is over, as more than 1,300 students in Benson are waking up early and heading back to school. During the 2013 school year, the Benson Unified School District was the state's top academic performing district for public schools. The... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Arizona Facing Shortage Of Public-School SuperintendentsIn the upcoming school year, 47 of the state’s 225 public school districts will
Arizona Facing Shortage Of Public-School Superintendents
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 1 months ago
In the upcoming school year, 47 of the state’s 225 public school districts will have new superintendents. For many of them it will be their first time on the job. This year’s superintendent turnover rate is the highest in five years. Steve Highlen,... Read more

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