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First Things First April Update

| April 22, 2018
First Things First April Update

First Things First have released their April 2018 update of news and the latest happenings within First Things First! Follow the links to read more about each story.

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CCCY Response to the Current Education Climate

| April 15, 2018
CCCY Response to the Current Education Climate

While we sincerely hope that Arizona is able to avoid a teacher strike, we at the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth have been reporting on the desperately needed support for education in our State for years now.  We recognize that we all make choices and get what we pay for.  For us in Arizona, […]

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Deadline approaching to register for CCC&Y 2018 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon on March 29

| March 13, 2018
Deadline approaching to register for CCC&Y 2018 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon on March 29

In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, CCC&Y will present the 2018 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon — “Honoring Legacy, Empowering Future,” at Little America Hotel, Flagstaff on March 29th, 2018. The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Event, featuring keynote speaker Billy Mills, Olympic Gold Medalist and co-founder of Running Strong for American Indian Youth, serves as a kickoff to Child Abuse Prevention Month in April

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April 2 — State Budget hearing concerning education to be held in Flagstaff

| March 29, 2017
April 2 — State Budget hearing concerning education to be held in Flagstaff

A state budget hearing concerning education, children will be held April 2 in Flagstaff.

Arizona Schools Now is hosting a community budget hearing to let everyday Arizonans weigh in on education funding at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 2 at The Flagstaff Aquaplex, 1702 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff.

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Lawsuit: Havasupai students deprived of ‘basic general education”. See more Grand Canyon News education stories here

| January 25, 2017
Lawsuit: Havasupai students deprived of ‘basic general education”. See more Grand Canyon News education stories here

Nine students in the Havasupai Nation have filed a lawsuit against the federal government claiming that agencies including the Bureau of Indian Education “have knowingly failed to provide basic general education” to children in the remote area of Arizona.

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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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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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The General Election is Mere Weeks Away…

| October 3, 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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Children’s Issues Are Critical This and Every Election Year

| August 22, 2016
Children’s Issues Are Critical This and Every Election Year

There is a lot of sound and fury to take our attention this election season. A new national poll shows that American voters recognize the importance of voting for kids.

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