Horne Announces Department of Education’s Arts Supply Grant 

by on November 16, 2023 0

State schools Superintendent Tom Horne has announced a $10 million grant for public schools to purchase art supplies through the Arts Consumable Grant. These funds will provide successful district and charter school applicants with $1,000 per full time arts teacher to purchase arts consumables such as paints, brushes, sheet music, dance props, theatrical costumes,...

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Republican Legislators Reveal Plan To Increase Arizona Teachers Salaries Without Expense to the Public

by on November 14, 2023 0

Republican Legislative members in Arizona have devised a strategy that could provide a pay raise to teachers without any additional money from taxpayers. At a Capitol lawn press conference on Monday, Tom Horne, the Republican Superintendent of Schools, and representatives from the Senate and House GOP unveiled the “Teacher Pay Fund”. When factoring in...

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U.S. Department of Education Office of Federal Student Aid Fines Grand Canyon University $37.7 Million for Deceiving Thousands of Students  

by on November 2, 2023 0

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) recently announced a $37.7 million fine against Grand Canyon University (GCU), which disbursed the most federal student aid of all participating institutions for the past four award years. An FSA investigation found GCU lied to more than 7,500 former and current students about the...

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NAU Adds College of Medicine To Address Arizona’s Shortage Of Primary Care Physicians

by on October 2, 2023 0

Last week, Northern Arizona University announced the creation of NAU Health, an innovative initiative aimed at improving health outcomes for all Arizonans, particularly those in rural, Indigenous, and underserved communities. At the center of this initiative is the creation of a distinctive new College of Medicine that will focus on educating primary healthcare providers who...

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Palo Verde Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers Increases Donations to Arizona Teachers to $1.25 Million

by on September 19, 2023 0

Arizona’s largest annual teacher financial support initiative will increase its impact by 25%, as the Palo Verde Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers program will donate more money than ever to Arizona teachers for use in their classrooms. Now in its eighth year, the program will provide grants to 500 teachers, for a total of $1.25...

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Free State Tutoring Program Web Page Now Active 

by on September 18, 2023 0

The Arizona Department of Education has activated the Achievement Tutoring Program web page so parents of students in grades 3-8 who are not proficient in reading, writing or math can access free tutoring. State schools chief Tom Horne announced last week that $40 million in federal funding designated to address pandemic-related learning loss is...

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