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ASU’s Inspire camp guiding American Indian students to postsecondary enrollment

Tempe, AZ

Arizona State University (ASU) has launched a free summer program aimed at American Indian high schoolers. The Inspire camp gives …

Submitted by Lorenzo Chavez on 8/21/18

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Math learning improving in Washington Elementary School District

Glendale, AZ

With 23,000 students spread among 32 schools, Washington Elementary School District (WESD) is the largest elementary school district in Arizona. …

Submitted by Abby Potter-Davis on 8/20/18

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Students in Mohave Valley learn about what goes into working at a hospital

Bullhead City, AZ

Some of the local high school students in the Multiple Avenues in Successful Hospital Care (MASH), watched a baby born …

Submitted by Terri Harber on 8/14/18

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Junior Achievement uses hands-on learning to prepare youth for work and life

Tempe, AZ

Their students are 30 percent more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree and 67 percent more likely to obtain a …

Submitted by Anne Landers on 8/2/18

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Beyond Textbooks: Coming Together to Improve Education

Vail, AZ

“Our students are rural and our district has limited resources. However, our students deserve all the opportunities for success that …

Submitted by Kevin Carney on 7/24/18

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Getting more youth prepared for the workplace through College Success Arizona’s efforts

Phoenix, AZ

The link between a community’s economic health and its residents’ educational levels is undeniable. In fact, it’s estimated that if …

Submitted by Greg Hyland on 7/20/18

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Providing teachers ongoing professional development through the Arizona K-12 Center

Phoenix, AZ

When teachers learn, kids learn. That’s the mantra behind the 1999 creation of the Arizona K12 Center at Northern Arizona …

Submitted by Kathy Wiebke, PhD on 7/20/18

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Rural communities around the state get focused on college thanks to Arizona GEAR UP

Phoenix, AZ

On average in Arizona, only about half of high school graduates enroll in postsecondary education in the semester after graduation. …

Submitted by Teena Olszewski on 7/17/18

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