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Last Call for Applications for CAA’s Leadership Academy

| December 12, 2016
Last Call for Applications for CAA’s Leadership Academy

The deadline is quickly approaching to apply for Children’s Action Allilance’s 2017 Leadership Academy, an intensive nine-week program designed to mentor everyday Arizonans with the drive to make a difference in the community.

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Casework Turnover and Contracting Reform

| December 4, 2016
Casework Turnover and Contracting Reform

What does social worker retention have to do with contracting reform? A lot when making data-driven decisions on social outcomes over the longer term…

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Georgetown Study Finds Number of Uninsured Kids is Dropping

| November 7, 2016
Georgetown Study Finds Number of Uninsured Kids is Dropping

Efforts to get more kids covered by health insurance are paying off…

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New Study Finds Investment in Public K-12 Education Continues to Drop

| October 31, 2016
New Study Finds Investment in Public K-12 Education Continues to Drop

Arizona is among five of the eight states with the biggest cuts to public education since 2008 that have also cut income taxes during that time period, according to an updated report released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

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Watch “Education Showdown: Four Senate Races That Will Shape Arizona”

| October 31, 2016
Watch “Education Showdown: Four Senate Races That Will Shape Arizona”

Those elected on November 8 will be the ones who determine whether Arizona’s public schools will have the resources needed to ensure a quality teacher in every classroom, updated textbooks and technology and well-maintained school buildings.

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New Report Concludes Private School Tax Credits Undermine Public Schools

| October 24, 2016
New Report Concludes Private School Tax Credits Undermine Public Schools

In its just-released report “State Tax Subsidies for Private K-12 Education,” the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) shows that private school tax subsidies, including Arizona’s four tax credits for private school tuition scholarships, are undermining states’ ability to maintain a high-quality public education system.

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CAA’s Annual Through the Eyes of a Child Luncheon

| October 18, 2016
CAA’s Annual Through the Eyes of a Child Luncheon

CAA’s Annual Through the Eyes of a Child Luncheon on October 21st.

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Get Your Tickets to CAA’s Annual Through the Eyes of a Child Luncheon

| October 10, 2016
Get Your Tickets to CAA’s Annual Through the Eyes of a Child Luncheon

Time to Get Your Tickets to CAA’s Annual Through the Eyes of a Child Luncheon on October 21st.

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The General Election is Mere Weeks Away…

| October 10, 2016
The General Election is Mere Weeks Away…

The general election is inching closer, and within weeks, CAA will head to the polls to select a new president, representatives in Congress, county officials and members of the state legislature.

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New Census Data Finds Drop in Uninsured Children in Arizona

| October 3, 2016
New Census Data Finds Drop in Uninsured Children in Arizona

Some good news from the U.S. Census Bureau this week, as the agency released data on more than 40 different topics in the American Community Survey. Notable in the data is a significant drop in the percentage of children without health coverage in Arizona…

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