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KNAU and Arizona News
9:59 am
Fri April 18, 2014

High Stakes For Third Graders Taking AIMS Test

High Stakes For Third Graders Taking AIMS Test

This month, students across Arizona are taking the AIMS test for the very last time. Beginning next school year, the state will use a new exam that’s more in line with common core standards, like reading. As Arizona Public Radio’s Aaron Granillo reports, the stakes are particularly high for third graders.

KNAU and Arizona News
4:00 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Coconino County To Test New Emergency Alert System

Coconino County To Test New Emergency Alert System

Today, Coconino County will conduct a large-scale test of a new system that warns residents during emergencies. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, officials are hoping it will be an effective replacement of the county’s old emergency system.

State Capitol News
3:58 am
Fri April 18, 2014

State School Voucher System Suffers Potentially Fatal Setback

State School Voucher System Suffers Potentially Fatal Setback

A proposal to sharply expand the use of tax dollars to send students to private and parochial schools suffered a severe — and perhaps fatal — setback Thursday as the state House defeated the plan. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

KNAU and Arizona News
9:44 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Brain Food: Designing Wildlife Corridors

Brain Food: Designing Wildlife Corridors

State Capitol News
4:59 am
Thu April 17, 2014

State Lawmakers Move Forward on Wolf-Killing Bills

State Lawmakers Move Forward on Wolf-Killing Bills

State Capitol News
4:58 am
Thu April 17, 2014

State Legislature Could Expand School Voucher System

State Legislature Could Expand School Voucher System

KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Area National Forests to Implement Campfire Restrictions Friday

Area National Forests to Implement Campfire Restrictions Friday

On Friday, four area national forests will implement Stage 1 campfire and smoking restrictions in an attempt to lessen the danger of human-caused wildfire. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s the earliest the bans have gone into effect in almost 10 years.

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