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Opinion | Arizona a bright beacon for educational freedom
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Aug 12, 10:15 AM:

When Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed HB 2853 into law on July 7, more than 1.1 million K-12 students within the state were provided school choice. Opening the Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Account to all students is the landmark >

Parents have new back-to-school list amid COVID, year three
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Aug 12, 10:10 AM:

Many parents — especially those in hard-hit Latino and Black Los Angeles communities — are still grappling with grief from losing loved ones and are alarmed by relaxed safety measures in schools. Among the unmet needs they see in >

LAUSD chief promises expanded early education, more bus seats and other ‘swift’ changes
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Aug 9, 9:00 AM:

Los Angeles Supt. Alberto Carvalho, in his first back-to-school address, pledged Monday to bring rapid progress to the nation’s second-largest school district, which has long struggled to make modest, consistent gains.

Plumas Charter celebrates new school with open house
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Aug 9, 8:45 AM:

Plumas Charter School invites students, parents and the public to take a tour and celebrate the completion of the new school at 1425 E. Main Street in Quincy. The ribbon cutting ceremony and reception will be held on Wednesday, >

Cities face crisis as fewer kids enroll and schools shrink
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Aug 8, 10:54 AM:

 Across the U.S., COVID-19 relief money is helping to subsidize growing numbers of big-city schools with small numbers of students

L.A. schools drop aggressive COVID-19 safety rules
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Aug 3, 8:18 AM:

Los Angeles Unified school leaders on Tuesday officially stepped back from COVID-19 safety protocols that have been among the most far-reaching in the country, choosing instead to mirror current county requirements and join most >

New K-12 charter school will serve a growing Alaska Native population in Mat-Su
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Aug 3, 7:50 AM:

The Knik Tribe has spent the last three years planning the Knik Cultural Charter School with the help of a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Indian Education. In December 2021, the Matanuska-Susitna >

Virtual learning gains popularity among Nevada students
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Aug 2, 10:23 AM:
On Monday morning, students and families packed into Nevada Virtual Academy’s newest location in Silverado Ranch, getting a glimpse of an organization that’s dedicated to nontraditional ways of schooling.
Opinion | Arizona can go even bolder on school vouchers. Here's how
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Jul 28, 10:29 AM:

For the citizens of Arizona, the educational futures of their students improved dramatically when Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law the expansion of the Empower Scholarship Accounts (ESA), making it possible for every parent – not >

Vallejo, Richmond charter school workers form rare union with IWW
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Jul 28, 10:17 AM:

A charter school network with schools in both Vallejo and Richmond recognized a new union of faculty and support staff earlier this year, one of few charter schools to form a union in California and the first in the U.S. to be >

Pitbull's SLAM charter school opens next month in Tempe
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Jul 28, 10:14 AM:

SLAM Arizona is a tuition-free, public charter school that will begin by offering grades kindergarten through 5th grade. After that it will change to grades K-12.

New Goldwater Report Reveals How AZ Public School Spending Surged During Pandemic
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Jul 27, 8:18 AM:

Unfortunately, these final months of the 2019-2020 school year now look less like an unprecedented disruption to K-12 education and more like the modest prologue to a nearly 2-year saga of previously unfathomable institutional >

State says Alaska homeschooling families can use public funds for some private school classes, but not full tuition
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Jul 27, 8:13 AM:

Families enrolled in state-funded homeschool programs in Alaska can use their student funding allotments to pay for some private school classes, according to an opinion released Monday by the state Department of Law.

California schools have seen huge enrollment declines. Where are all the students?
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Jul 27, 8:10 AM:

California's K-12 enrollment decline of more than 270,000 students since the pandemic began is largely attributable to people leaving the state, not enrolling children in transitional kindergarten or kindergarten, or deciding to >

NM takes aim at achievement gap
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Jul 26, 8:46 AM:

In New Mexico, where the correlation between high poverty and low literacy has been clear for decades, the state is funding a number of programs and initiatives designed to close the achievement gap between advantaged and >

Arizona’s education system is the gold standard for choice
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Jul 22, 10:45 AM:

In a historic move, Arizona expanded its ESA program to universal eligibility. Now, all Arizona children will have access to a wide range of educational options.

Other states must catch up.

Analysts: Teacher ranks have increased while enrollment has dropped
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Jul 22, 10:37 AM:

While research centers and public agencies have widely reported a statewide educator shortage of over 1,000 this year, teacher ranks have actually gone up, analysts for the Legislative Finance and Legislative Education Study >

Autism-focused charter school expands to West Valley
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Jul 22, 10:31 AM:

The Arizona Autism Charter School celebrated the grand opening of its Peoria campus Thursday. The school officially opens its doors on Aug. 1.

Will California’s $4.1-billion bet on ‘community schools’ transform K-12 education?
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Jul 21, 7:52 AM:

This plan dramatically expands the traditional definition of a public school, overhauling campuses into neighborhood centers that seek to comprehensively meet the needs of students.

Planting the seeds for a lifetime of learning
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Jul 21, 7:27 AM:

Classroom in Bloom is a nonprofit focused on youth education. Through classes and workshops during the school year, as well as its annual summer camps, students have the opportunity engage in planting, harvesting and experiential >

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