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Arizona school leaders try to do more with less

by Laurel Morales, Fronteras Desk | Take Two

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Preschool teacher Tammy Lozano says the best moments are hearing about parents passing tests and working on their education, because she knows that will have ripple effects on the children. Laurel Morales

According to a recent study from the Southern Education Foundation, poor students now make up a majority of kids in public schools in the West.

But as the rate of poverty in schools has gone up, the amount of state funding for students hasn't kept pace. In the last part of a Fronteras Desk series on poverty, reporter Laurel Morales looks at how Flagstaff school leaders try to fill that gap.

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