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Why Pima County created a training program for new and aspiring school leaders

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Why Pima County created a training program for new and aspiring school leaders

by Deborah Bryson, Pima County School Superintendent’s Office

Any educator would be thrilled with a 98 percent attendance rate. And course ratings of 4.8 out of 5? Teachers would surely celebrate that achievement! Those are just a few examples of the success we’ve seen in the first year of the LEADNow! Leadership Institute. Created by the Pima County School Superintendent’s Office, LEADNow! (LNLI) …

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A Rural Arizona Teacher’s Perspective on Education Issues

by Louise Durant

I am what people consider a natural-born teacher. From an early age I found myself being drawn to the profession, teaching five and six year olds how to do cartwheels and somersaults in the hours before my own gymnastics practice. I ended up coaching through my 20’s and even when I entered the United States …

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Teacher Appreciation Deals

by Expect More Arizona

May is Teacher Appreciation Month and many businesses across the state are offering discounts to celebrate our state’s amazing educators. Check out the deals below and let us know if there are others we missed and we will update our list. Barnes & Noble: Receive 25% off during Educator Appreciation Days, and 20% off year …

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Teacher Walkouts

by Expect More Arizona

We share the frustration that the State’s investments in education over the last decade have not adequately shown the support and respect that Arizona’s public education systems deserve. We are saddened that our teachers feel so disrespected and unsupported that they have chosen to walk out. An excellent teacher in the classroom is fundamental to …

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Today's News Havasu

Community support improves our teachers — and keeps them around

by Expect More Arizona

There are a lot of people with a lot of ideas about how to make education better. One Lake Havasu City couple is putting their money where their mouths are. Some time ago, Jerry and Cindy Aldridge donated $50,000 to the Arizona K12 Foundation to encourage teachers obtain professional development through the National Board of …

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