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Paradise Valley Unified employs volunteers to help teachers, students reach goals

Phoenix, AZ

When students need more one-on-one assistance or small group instruction to master a skill, Paradise Valley Unified School District teachers know they …

Submitted by on 1/23/19

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Opportunity youth in Pima County aided by Tucson Youth Development

Tucson, AZ

In Pima County, 13 percent of youth ages 16-24 are neither working or in school. These “opportunity youth” are the …

Submitted by Linda Reyes on 1/18/19

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How Tucson Unified School District elevated math learning

Tucson, AZ

With nearly 90 schools in the region, leaders at Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) oversee more than 47,000 students in …

Submitted by Dr. Gabriel Trujillo on 1/14/19

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Northern Arizona University’s foster grandparent program helping to shape children for tomorrow

Flagstaff, AZ

For more than 50 years, the Foster Grandparent Program has engaged low-income older adults to assist youth in their educational journey. In the …

Submitted by Erin Kruse on 12/5/18

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ASU Prep Digital is helping remove barriers to higher education

Tempe, AZ

ASU Prep Academy, a network of charter schools around since 2009, has launched a digital platform aimed at advancing next-generation …

Submitted by Julie Young on 12/5/18

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How South Valley Junior High’s growth exploded over the last two years

Gilbert, AZ

“Why do I need to learn this?” “I’m never going to use this in real life!” “I can’t do this!” …

Submitted by Tim Cannon on 11/28/18

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TEC is for Girls! Inspires middle schoolers through Phoenix College outreach

Phoenix, AZ

When young students are asked to draw a picture of an engineer, most draw a man in a train or …

Submitted by Nichole Spencer on 11/16/18

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Flagstaff’s San Francisco de Asis Catholic School bolsters preschool program

Flagstaff, AZ

In Flagstaff, the oldest continually run Catholic school in the state now boasts an award-winning preschool. While the school itself …

Submitted by Lisa Barquin on 11/15/18

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