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A new report says teaching vacancies throughout Arizona have increased by more than 150 positions compared to last year. 

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The Arizona Legislature begins its 2020 session today. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a bill addressing how sex education is taught in the state is among the first to be considered by the Education Committee.  


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A judge has pared down a lawsuit that accuses the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education of failing to adequately provide for students on a small Arizona reservation.

Gardening is part of the curriculum at The STAR School on the western edge of the Navajo Nation. The pre- K  through-8th grade school is an off-grid, solar-powered charter school and one of few schools in Northern Arizona that is certified to serve its own student-grown produce in the cafeteria. In the latest segment of Eats and Beats, stories about food and music, KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports it’s a way to get kids excited about science, nature…and even eating their vegetables.

Statewide scores from last school year show small increases in the percentage of students passing the AZMERIT test in most grade levels in reading and math.

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