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Yavapai College Provides Students with Hand-On Experience in Arizona’s Thriving Wine Industry

Arizona’s wine industry is pouring millions of dollars into the state’s economy providing a tremendous boost to local hotels, restaurants, …

Submitted by Nikki Bagley on 11/16/17


Be A Leader Foundation Aims to Aid Students Along Postsecondary Path

Phoenix, AZ

The mission of the Be A Leader Foundation is to increase the number of college-going students by empowering them to …

Submitted by Soilo Felix on 11/13/17

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Sundt Partners with Central Arizona College to Address Skilled Worker Shortage in Arizona

Coolidge, AZ

In a construction industry that expects to have two million fewer workers than it will need in just three years, …

Submitted by Sean Ray on 11/8/17


Tucson “Steps to Success” Effort Bringing Hundreds of Students Back to School

Tucson, AZ

In July 2014, the Tucson Unified School District (TUSD), the City of Tucson Mayor’s Office and other partner organizations launched a grassroots …

Submitted by Deborah Ferryman on 11/7/17


Western School of Science and Technology provides graduation and college resources to students

Western School of Science and Technology: A Challenge Foundation Academy (Western: CFA) is a public charter school located in Maryvale …

Submitted by Peter Boyle on 11/7/17


ASU Camp in Lake Havasu Making Math Fun for Kids

Lake Havasu City, AZ

As any educator can tell you, hands-on learning is far more enjoyable – and memorable – than listening to a …

Submitted by Eric Aurand on 11/3/17


Phoenix districts benefit from Thriving Together’s efforts to improve education

Phoenix, AZ

A city’s urban core can be telling – and the City of Phoenix is no different. How the city’s center …

Submitted by Brian Spicker on 10/23/17


Native American students getting a head start on higher education via Maricopa Community Colleges’ Hoop of Learning program

Tempe, AZ

In today’s education system, the youth at the highest risk for not performing at the level of their peers is …

Submitted by Winona Thirion on 10/23/17