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ASU to get $44 million apartment complex

New Scottsdale Innovation Center at SkySong

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“Mesa Counts on College” awards grants

Funds support programs serving area’s youth

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Fire Academy launched at EMCC

Helping prepare tomorrow’s firefigthers

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A brief history of homework:

A brief history of homework:

Why and how parents should get involved

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Internet safety education

EDUCATION BRIEFS Head of the Class Library initiates Nook® borrowing program How safe is your child online? Many helpful resources are available at no cost through websites, school curricula or law enforcement agencies to teach kids and parents about Internet safety. Attorney General Tom Horne continues to ensure aggressive prosecution of Internet crimes against children, […]

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Head of the Class

EDUCATION BRIEFS Internet safety education Library initiates Nook® borrowing program Help prepare your child for the new school year with a free educational online tool that provides over 10,000 learning activities for all core subjects. “Head of the Class” provides parents and teachers with curriculum-based instruction to pre-K through fifth-grade learners with thousands of activities […]

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Library initiates Nook® borrowing program

EDUCATION BRIEFS Internet safety education Head of the Class Increase the size of a book’s text with a touch of your finger or carry eight books at once that all fit nicely in a backpack or purse.  These are just a few of the benefits of using a digital e-book reader, and the Glendale libraries […]

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Education reform for foster youth

Education reform for foster youth

Arizona Community Foundation and Helios Education Foundation award $500,000

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ASU hosts summer journalism institutes

EDUCATION BRIEFS Scholarships for service Southwest Skill Center launches new program Thirty-eight high school students learned digital and broadcast journalism skills last month at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. The students, many from under-represented communities, lived on campus and attended classes at the Cronkite School, part of ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus. Participants received full […]

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Southwest Skill Center launches new program

EDUCATION BRIEFS Scholarships for service ASU hosts summer journalism institutes A new Industrial Electronics Technology Program to be launched at Estrella Mountain Community College’s Southwest Skill Center (EMCC-SWSC) this month is set to bring some “hard” skills to their current educational offerings. The EMCC-SWSC already has a long-standing reputation for excellence in their “soft skill” […]