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Arizona 2001 Project Abstract
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Name of the Project:
American History: Capture the Excitement
Grantee Contact:
Phoenix Union High School District
Phoenix, AZ
Project Director: Mike Babb
(602) 764-1343

This district serves 22,000 high school students in Phoenix, Arizona. It partners with Arizona State University, the Heard Museum, the Arizona Humanities Council, the Arizona State Archives, the Arizona Historical Society, and the Phoenix Museum of History. The project works with five teacher teams to achieve: improved student achievement; enhanced content knowledge and instructional techniques, adherence to state history standards, and the use of technology-based classroom techniques.

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