YUHSD students complete CNA program in midst of pandemic

YUHSD students complete CNA program in midst of pandemic

by Expect More Arizona

Even in the midst of a global pandemic and an ever-changing learning landscape, 35 Yuma Union High School District (YUHSD) nursing students passed their Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA) exams to earn their CNA license. These Career & Technical Education (CTE) graduates were again among the state’s best with a 95% pass rate. This, despite the …

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Details of Governor’s Proposed Budget for FY22

by Expect More Arizona

OVERVIEW While there are some incredibly impactful initiatives in the Governor’s budget proposal – like funding for early literacy and investments to accelerate student learning for those most impacted by the pandemic – there are persistent, systemic education issues that remain unaddressed. We still lack general fund support for early education; the formula to fund our community colleges …

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FAFSA drive-thru events are helping Valley high schoolers pay for college

by Expect More Arizona

With most Valley schools still remote, many high school students are finding it more challenging than usual to prepare for postsecondary education. The process can be long and complicated, but families usually worry the most about the financial aspects. The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) can help with that. Youth from low-income households …

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The cost of being a student in America

by Andrea Moreno, opinions columnist for The Daily Wildcat

This article was first published as an opinion piece in the The Daily Wildcat on  November 10, 2020. Photo illustration by Selena Quintanilla | The Daily Wildcat. Photo caption: A University of Arizona student studies for a final on December 3, 2016. Students continue to struggle not only with school work amidst a pandemic, but …

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High schools are adapting FAFSA efforts to ensure students get the funds they deserve

by Expect More Arizona

Even though the path to college might seem murkier than usual, it’s more important than ever. And still accessible thanks to scholarships, grants, loans and more. But for students to access many of these resources, they first need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (or FAFSA). There are millions of dollars available …

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