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Area educators back Douglas proposal to keep tax hike to pay teachers more

Area educators back Douglas proposal to keep tax hike to pay teachers more by Heather Smathers | Arizona City Independent The state’s top education official is proposing extending a sales tax that helps fund teachers, and area officials agree with the move. State Superintendent of Public Instruction […]

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Coolidge State of the City focuses on budget, accomplishments

Coolidge State of the City focuses on budget, accomplishments

Coolidge State of the City focuses on budget, accomplishments by Joey Chenoweth | Coolidge Examiner Mayor Jon Thompson touted the work the city of Coolidge has done across the board over the past year, but also spoke frankly about the financial struggles that have persisted. Fighting a […]

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Pinal Partnership May breakfast: Workforce training, economic development & growth

Pinal Partnership May breakfast: Workforce training, economic development & growth

Pinal Partnership May breakfast: Workforce training, economic development & growth Details, details, details. You want them, we have them. For our May breakfast we lined up a panel to give us the latest details on projects throughout Pinal County that center around workforce training, economic development and […]

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Arizona rural schools are struggling, and Ducey’s budget won’t fix it

Arizona rural schools are struggling, and Ducey’s budget won’t fix it

Arizona rural schools are struggling, and Ducey’s budget won’t fix it by Christianna Silva | Arizona Sonora News Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed $5 million to bring high-speed internet to Arizona schools — most of them rural — will only serve one-fifth of the schools and must be […]

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Toltec board discusses closing a school to fix $570K budget deficit

Toltec board discusses closing a school to fix $570K budget deficit by Kevin Reagan | Casa Grande Dispatch Toltec School District Superintendent Jeff Van Handel warned school board members Wednesday night that nothing he had to say was going to be pleasant. The district is facing a […]

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MUSD override improvements sluggish but on track

MUSD override improvements sluggish but on track by Mason Callejas | inMaricopa The Maricopa Unified School District indicates it is on track implementing override funds despite fighting the tide of a state-wide teacher shortage, and a few hiccups with the formation of an alternative school. The first […]

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Pinal transportation tax needs to be passed, says real estate consultant

Pinal transportation tax needs to be passed, says real estate consultant

Pinal transportation tax needs to be passed, says real estate consultant Education, labor force also a key to growth, panel told by Callan Smith | Rose Law Group Reporter Transportation development is a necessity for Pinal County, Jim Belfiore, president of Belfiore Real Estate Consulting told Friday’s […]

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American Leadership Academy to break ground April 13 on new Queen Creek campus

American Leadership Academy to break ground April 13 on new Queen Creek campus

American Leadership Academy to break ground April 13 on new Queen Creek campus by Queen Creek Independent Government, business and community leaders will join American Leadership Academy to celebrate the groundbreaking of its newest K-6 campus on Signal Butte Road south of Ocotillo Road in Queen Creek. […]

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Pinal districts react to proposed school letter grade system

Pinal districts react to proposed school letter grade system

Pinal districts react to proposed school letter grade system by Kelly Fisher | Arizona City Independent After a two-year hiatus in connection with AzMERIT’s launch, the Arizona Board of Education plans to re-implement A through F school letter grades, this time with some new criteria. “Everyone knew […]

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Central Arizona College to hold community forums

Central Arizona College to hold community forums [NEWS RELEASE] Throughout the month of April, Central Arizona College President Dr. Jackie Elliott will conduct community forums at all CAC campuses and the community of SaddleBrooke, according to a press release. Dr. Elliott will provide an overview of the […]

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