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Send Superintendent Diane Douglas a Message

| June 24, 2015
Send Superintendent Diane Douglas a Message

Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, Diane Douglas, just completed her “We Are Listening Tour,” asking Arizonans for feedback about what is working in K-12 education and what’s not. If you missed an opportunity to attend one of these events, it’s not too late to make your voice heard! Will you email the Superintendent with your feedback today? […]

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Why Early Childhood Matters to Mayors

| June 23, 2015
Why Early Childhood Matters to Mayors

“Early childhood development is a critical component of the long-term academic and social success of children, adolescents, and young-adults. By ensuring that quality community resources are available to children and their families, we prepare them with the tools necessary to succeed. The City of Goodyear is proud of our status as a Read On Community […]

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DCS, What works to help families in need

| June 23, 2015
DCS, What works to help families in need

Since the new Department of Child Safety (DCS) was created one year ago, the number of children living in foster care has continued to grow far faster than the number of foster families or the number of staff able to handle their cases. An additional 1,300 children in foster care are overwhelming the system and […]

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Promoting Normalcy for Children and Youth in Foster Care

| June 22, 2015
Promoting Normalcy for Children and Youth in Foster Care

Juvenile Law Center has published a new guide, Promoting Normalcy for Children and Youth in Foster Care, to help state advocates, legislators, and agencies implement recently enacted federal legislation in a way that brings meaningful change and responds to foster youths’ needs. Many of us take for granted “normal” youthful experiences and our parents’ support while […]

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Summer Learning Programs Help Arizona Kids Succeed

| June 22, 2015
Summer Learning Programs Help Arizona Kids Succeed

Support for summer learning programs is vital to give all children the opportunity to take part in fun and engaging activities that stem summer learning loss. And Arizona parents agree, with 87% supporting public funding for summer learning programs. For more information about afterschool and summer learning programs in Arizona, visit www.azafterschool.org or contact: Melanie […]

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Children’s Action Alliance: More than 750 postcards in support of education sent to Governor’s office

| June 12, 2015
Children’s Action Alliance: More than 750 postcards in support of education sent to Governor’s office

By Children’s Action Alliance CAA held a press conference at Educare Arizona to present the hundreds of postcards we received over the past few weeks through the Campaign for Change.  These postcards were sent from parents and grandparents, children and students, business leaders and community volunteers who wrote messages to Governor Ducey about the need […]

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Superintendent Douglas tour of Arizona coming to Coconino High School on June 13

| May 21, 2015
Superintendent Douglas tour of Arizona coming to Coconino High School on June 13

May 22, 2015 The  “We Are Listening Tour,” conducted by Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas, will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 13 at Coconino High School, 2801 N. Izabel St., Flagstaff, the Arizona Department of Education reported on its website. The tour is designed to gather feedback from all Arizonans on K-12 education issues they […]

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Expect More Arizona reports Superintendent Douglas accepting email comments as part of ‘We Are Listening Tour’

| May 13, 2015
Expect More Arizona reports Superintendent Douglas accepting email comments as part of ‘We Are Listening Tour’

May 13, 2015 • Expect More Arizona In addition to hearing directly from Arizonans at “We Are Listening Tour” events, Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is accepting comments via email to ensure she receives input from as many people as possible. Are you concerned about education funding, teacher salaries, or keeping rigorous academic […]

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CCC&Y Annual Meeting – Monday, May 18th – Aquaplex

| May 11, 2015
CCC&Y Annual Meeting – Monday, May 18th – Aquaplex

Please join us Monday, May 18th from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Flagstaff Aquaplex for CCC&Y’s Annual Meeting.  In addition to regular business, Board of Director elections, and a potluck provided by the current Board, we have invited Cenovia Sieh, Assistant Program Manager for the Department of Child Safety in Coconino County, as our […]

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CAA Releases 2014 Annual Report

| May 7, 2015
CAA Releases 2014 Annual Report

Children’s Action Alliance (CAA) May 5, 2015 Children’s Action Alliance is pleased to release the CAA 2014 Annual Report.  Thanks to supporters like you, CAA is financially and organizationally healthy and able to be a strong voice for Arizona children and families.  

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