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Payson Roundup
Schools face budget chaosIn a perfectly awful fiscal storm, changes in state budgeting could have a crus
Schools face budget chaos
Payson Roundup / Posted 3 days ago
In a perfectly awful fiscal storm, changes in state budgeting could have a crushing impact on Payson Unified School District if the opening of a charter school this year causes a big dip in enrollment. Arizona legislatures have changed the financial... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Schools face onslaught of new lawsThe Arizona Legislature is back in session — which means Payson Unified School
Schools face onslaught of new laws
Payson Roundup / Posted 3 days ago
The Arizona Legislature is back in session — which means Payson Unified School District Superintendent Greg Wyman is gearing up for more onslaughts on district schools — if the bills he’s tracking make it through the committee process. Wyman made a... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Trouble for JTEDs, the Prez Race & John McCain's ChallengesOn this week's episode of Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Alan Storm, CEO and s
Trouble for JTEDs, the Prez Race & John McCain's Challenges
Tucson Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
On this week's episode of Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Alan Storm, CEO and superintendent of the Pima County Joint Technical Education District, talks about why lawmakers need to reverse an upcoming $30 million budget cut or the JTEDs are going to... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Special ed’s alarming gapAlarmed by the wide and persistent gap between special education students and t
Special ed’s alarming gap
Payson Roundup / Posted 7 days ago
Alarmed by the wide and persistent gap between special education students and the general student population, the Arizona Department of Education’s Exceptional Student (Special Education) Office has directed districts to close the gap. Payson... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Arizona still gets D+ on schools report card, despite some modest gainsBy DANIKA WORTHINGTON, Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Arizona student test scores
Arizona still gets D+ on schools report card, despite some modest gains
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 9 days ago
By DANIKA WORTHINGTON, Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Arizona student test scores stayed level from 2013 to 2015 while scores nationally declined slightly, but the state’s marginal gains were not enough to lift it out of the bottom ranks on a new... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Positives and Negatives in Douglas' State of Education AddressArizona's Superintendent of Public Instruction doesn't have much power or autho
Positives and Negatives in Douglas' State of Education Address
Tucson Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
Arizona's Superintendent of Public Instruction doesn't have much power or authority. An Ed Supe can work with the legislature to pass legislation, like Huppenthal did putting an anti-Mexican American Studies statute on the books, then declaring... Read more

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