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WR board votes to end Jackson-Dennison’s contract

The Window Rock Unified School District Monday voted to terminate its contract with its superintendent, Deborah Jackson-Dennison. The vote was unanimous.

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Working and learning together

The Ganado Middle School Lego Robotics Club took their shot in the First Lego League challenge at the Arizona Official Qualifying Tournament last month.

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Center hosts graduation for 53 GED students

The New Life Learning Center offers one of the few General Education Development programs on the Navajo Nation and they were happy to graduate over 50 students on Dec. 5.

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Educators say no to BIE schools proposal

Most of the testimony the Navajo Nation Department of Diné Education heard from the public Monday about wresting control of Bureau of Indian Education schools was against the idea.

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600 youth attend Native American College Day

More than 600 Native youth and their families, some traveling in buses from as far away as Tuba City, arrived on University of Arizona campus for the second annual Native American College Day.

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Students learn from dropping eggs

One wouldn’t think chucking a box with an egg inside from 30 feet educational, but for students at Diné College’s first Engineering Day it was all in the name of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

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Tohatchi student to attend Tribal Nations Conference

This year’s White house Tribal Nations Conference will include a decidedly youthful element.

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$200K to assist Navajo in taking local control of BIE schools

A $200,000 check from the Interior Department will help jumpstart the Navajo Nation’s efforts to take local control of Bureau of Indian Education-funded schools.

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STAR students join First Lady at annual White House Kitchen Garden

Students from the STAR Charter School near Flagstaff were able to take the gardening skills they learned from school all the way to the White House last week when they were invited to harvest crops from First Lady Michelle Obama’s garden.

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Helping hands

Students from across New Mexico gathered in Gallup this past weekend for a series of volunteer work as part of the SkillsUSA Fall Service Learning & Leadership Conference at the University of New Mexico-Gallup.