VOL. 21  ISSUE NO. 17   |   APRIL 29 – MAY 5, 2015

APRIL 29, 2015

Fourth Annual Battle of Midway Commemoration to recount the importance of this historic World War II Naval Battle

battle of midwayPHOENIX – A group of Phoenix-based organizations, including the Battle of Midway Commemoration Committee, the Arizona Capitol Museum and the Arizona Capitol Museum Guild announced plans to present the 4th Annual Battle of Midway Commemoration on Friday, June 5, 2015, at the Historic Senate Chamber in the State Capitol Museum.

APRIL 29, 2015

Goldwater Institute calls for update to Arizona’s online learning laws

New report says online learning is growing; so laws must be revised to reflect best practices

PHOENIX – A new report says online learning has the potential to give Arizona students access to world-class teachers and classes, but that the state laws governing online schools and classes are woefully out of date.

APRIL 29, 2015

Governor Doug Ducey to hold statewide leadership summit

Will bring together business leaders and elected officials from all across the state

PHOENIX – On Tuesday Governor Doug Ducey announced he will host economic development, education, business and elected leaders from all corners of Arizona for a leadership summit on May 14, 2015 at University of Phoenix Stadium.

APRIL 29, 2015

NAU maintains Pledge guaranteed tuition program despite $17.3M state budget cut

FLAGSTAFF – Northern Arizona University’s Pledge program will continue to keep tuition stable for undergraduate students currently on the eight-semester plan, which accounts for 96 percent of Flagstaff undergraduates. 

APRIL 29, 2015

Two Glendale teens win national video challenge

Video encourages teens to read this summer

PHOENIX – Two teens from Glendale Public Library created a winning video for Collaborative Summer Library Program’s Teen Video Challenge, “Unmask.”

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