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SPARK flies

On Sept. 9, students and representatives of the Kyrene School District in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona; and Carole Basile, dean of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, officially cut the ribbon to dedicate SPARK School. SPARK is the result of...

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Improving education from the ground up

This fall, nearly 100 third and fourth grade students in the Kyrene School District in Phoenix, Arizona, will experience the start of a school year different from any other. They will be the first student body of a new program that combines their two grade levels in...

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Q-and-A with the T-E-D

After a two-year design collaboration between Phoenix’s Kyrene School District and ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, a new Kyrene program will open this fall in Kyrene de las Manitas Elementary. Nearly 100 students will be met by six instructors — three lead...

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Field of Teams

Brent Maddin is executive director of the Next Education Workforce initiative at ASU's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.On an unseasonably brisk mid-May afternoon in Phoenix, Arizona, nearly 100 people sat at tables playing with unusual baseball cards.While the cards...

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