Community Colleges a Vital Part of Arizona’s Education Landscape

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Community Colleges a Vital Part of Arizona’s Education Landscape

by Colleen A. Smith, Ph.D., President, Coconino Community College.

As I pursued my doctorate degree, I had a university professorship squarely in my sights. When I first started teaching at a rural community college in Wyoming, I was still working on my Ph.D. I soon found a passion for the community college mission—I knew I was home, and I never looked back. It really …

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ASU Prep arms educators and students with tools to go online

by Julie Young, Managing Director of ASU Prep and ASU Prep Digi

As schools all over the country closed during the 2020 spring pandemic, some were better poised for distance learning than others. ASU Prep Academy, a network of charter schools with 11 physical locations, was able to tap into the resources of the network’s twelfth school, ASU Prep Digital. An online school, ASU Prep Digital serves …

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Special Education Faced Special Challenges

by Expect More Arizona

In May, Expect More Arizona fielded a survey to give classroom teachers a chance to weigh in on COVID-19’s impact on education. This blog series will explore results in more detail, with specific input from teachers across the state. As the pandemic trends shift and schools plan for re-openings, outlooks will continue to evolve. Learn …

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Governor Ducey and Superintendent Hoffman Announce Additional Guidance for Schools

by Expect More Arizona

Highlights from Press Conference Governor Ducey and Superintendent Hoffman participated in a joint press conference on July 23rd to discuss additional guidance for opening schools. While there is no longer a specific date by which schools must resume in-person instruction (previously it was August 17), schools are required to begin offering distance learning on their …

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