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Surprisingly, 150 Community Colleges Now Eligible for $ 1 Million |

The Aspen Prize recognizes institutions aiming to ensure better outcomes for all students. Times are tough for community colleges. Enrollment has fallen by double digits since March 2020, mostly affecting underserved students, and hopes of millions of dollars in federal aid to institutions through the Build Back Better plan have …

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Arizona Jewish community berates “It’s the Jews’ rant” at local school board meeting

Chandler High School. Photo credit: Tony the Marine (talk) / Wikimedia Commons An Arizona Jewish group called on a Phoenix-area school district to condemn a bizarre anti-Semitic rant uttered at a school board meeting last week, prompting a further response from local officials. Queen Creek resident Melanie Rettle accused ‘Jews’ …

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EPA to Help Oregon and Washington Schools Become Community Cleaner Air and Cooling Centers

Region 10 press releases Schools will receive technical assistance to create cleaner air and neighborhood cooling shelters in vulnerable communities affected by smoke from forest fires and episodes of extreme heat November 1, 2021 SEATTLE (November 1, 2021) – Today, the United States Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will …

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Arizona Community Banks See Deposits Increase 26% in 1 Year

At the end of last month, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released data showing that Arizonans have now deposited 11.5% of their money in local banks or community banks. This is a significant jump from the 3% in 2013 and 8.5% recorded in June of last year. With just …

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A replica of the tomb of the unknown soldier pays homage | News from the community of St. Tammany

Residents of St. Tammany visited a replica of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Veterans Plaza in Covington for three days in October to honor generations of military men and women. Among the visitors and special guests was Joseph Richard who, at just 16, witnessed the attack on Pearl …

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As Phoenix grew, so did the religious community

The early 1920s in Phoenix were busy for builders. Therefore, it is not surprising today that we have many buildings and organizations celebrating historical milestones. One of these locations is nestled between the Burton Barr Central Public Library and a few apartment complexes. There has been a small but growing …

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Winner of a scholarship eager to give back to the community

GCU student Angel Cervantes is a scholarship recipient whose goal is to give back to the community by entering law enforcement. By Mike KilenCUU Information Office Angel Cervantes‘parents own the aptly named Hard Knocks Gym. While competitive boxers train at the Western Phoenix Gymnasium, other young people with problems at …

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ICON and Lennar to Create Largest 3D Printed Community in Texas

ICON continues to make its mark in the construction 3D printing industry. The construction technology company announced this week that it is partnering with Lennar and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group to create the largest community of 3D printed homes to date. They will make the community of 100 homes in Austin, …

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18,000 acres in planned community of Estrella sold for $ 212.5 million

Harvard Investments, Toll Brothers and Värde Partners announced today that they have formed a joint venture to acquire the remaining undeveloped land at Estrella, a planned mixed-use community located in Goodyear, Arizona. The acquisition includes over 18,000 acres of licensed land. This purchase is one of the largest acquisitions of …

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Maintenance building burns down in Green Valley retirement community | Local News

A two-alarm fire in Green Valley on Monday night set the roof of a retirement community maintenance building ablaze and forced local firefighters to temporarily call for backup while its firefighters put out the blaze. According to Green Valley Fire District officials, something inside a maintenance building at the La …

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