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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 7 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
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 11 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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Payson Roundup
This girl’s book report delivers a MartianA book report, a local connection and the desire for extra credit brought Andy
This girl’s book report delivers a Martian
Payson Roundup / Posted 19 days ago
A book report, a local connection and the desire for extra credit brought Andy Weir, author of “The Martian,” to Rim Country Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 13. It all started when Scott Davidson, RCMS science teacher, told fellow teacher Greg... Read more
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Celebrating the best of kidsTeachers say some kids that touch their hearts never get recognized because the
Celebrating the best of kids
Payson Roundup / Posted 20 days ago
Teachers say some kids that touch their hearts never get recognized because they don’t shine in athletics, the arts or academics. Well, the Rim Country Middle School teachers decided to do something about it, said Principal Jennifer White. “My... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Payson students lack basic skills in reading, mathPayson students start off making big gains in reading and math in the lower gra
Payson students lack basic skills in reading, math
Payson Roundup / Posted 25 days ago
Payson students start off making big gains in reading and math in the lower grades, but by middle school and high school, fewer than half have the skills they need in reading and math to cope with their classes, according to a sobering tracking test... Read more

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