Ready? Set? Play! Starting on October 7th, 3-5th grade students at Safford and Thatcher Unified School District will be exploring town to collect the 5 Science Happens Here playing cards hidden in the community.
Ready? Set? Play! Starting on October 7th, 3-5th grade students at Cottonwood-Oak Creek Unified School District will be exploring town to collect the 5 Science Happens Here playing cards hidden in the community.
Ready? Set? Play! Starting on October 7th, 3-5th grade students at Kingman Unified School District and the Kingman Academy will be exploring town to collect the 5 Science Happens Here playing cards hidden in the community.
Specifically addressing the trend of the disconnect between education systems and employers looking for a skilled workforce, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has been creating a nationally-vetted program to provide a strategic alignment between classroom and career.
I met with you in 3rd grade and blamed you for the chaos and confusion that Common Core had caused in my home. I met with you in 4th grade and became infuriated that my son’s ‘average’ testing was enough for you when average meant so little to me. I met with you in 8th grade and stormed out after you told me there was no money for textbooks and that YouTube was the only suggested resource to help my son with his homework. Frankly, I haven’t met with you since, because why should I?
Earlier this month, nearly 300 rural stakeholders, leaders, and advocates convened for the 13th Annual Rural Policy Forum, hosted by the Arizona Rural Development Council (AZRDC). Representatives from all 15 counties traversed the state for the two-day conference in the White Mountains, eager to seek new solutions for building stronger, more resilient rural economies across Arizona.
The 13th annual Rural Policy Forum is right around the corner, featuring the ever-coveted Funders Roundtable. At every forum, attendees have the opportunity to connect with key, state-wide funders and learn about the specific programs and funding mechanisms available to their rural and tribal communities.
The Pines Motel, located in Cottonwood Arizona, has prioritized its commitment to sustainability for years. Since 2011, this family-owned-and-operated motel has been designated a Certified Green Lodging destination; an accreditation established to incentivize AzLTA lodging members to further improve their sustainability efforts.
SCALE UP, a new sustainability program from Local First Arizona, is gaining praise for an innovative approach to reducing water and energy consumption while increasing access to low-interest loan options for locally owned and independent businesses in Arizona.