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Need to talk to people about Common Core?

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Need to talk to people about Common Core?

The folks at Stand for Children Arizona have put together a terrific toolkit for you to use.

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Awards of Excellence Winners Announced

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Awards of Excellence Winners Announced

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence Announces the Annual Excellence Winners….Congratulations to all for your dedicated service to out of school and afterschool time programs!

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November is Runaway and Homeless Youth Month

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
November is Runaway and Homeless Youth Month

Invisible Innocence: My story as a homeless youth by Maria Fabian with Fred Smith

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Rebuttal to Recent Wall Street Journal Op-Ed on Pre-K

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Rebuttal to Recent Wall Street Journal Op-Ed on Pre-K

A new report by ten of the nation’s leading early childhood academics, “Investing in Our Future”, concludes “Large-scale public preschool programs can have substantial impacts on children’s early learning. Scientific evidence on the impacts of early childhood education has progressed well beyond exclusive reliance on the Perry Preschool and Abecedarian programs.”

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ELECTION DAY! November 5th

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
ELECTION DAY!  November 5th

Don’t forget to take time to vote in the upcoming election this November 5th!. Important issues on the ballot.

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More on Quality Out of School Time Programs

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
More on Quality Out of School Time Programs

Statewide standards help parents judge quality after-school programs

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Free Wellness Classes – Northern Arizona Public Employees Benefit Trust

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Free Wellness Classes – Northern Arizona Public Employees Benefit Trust

Through Northern Arizona Public Employees Benefit Trust (NAPEBT), Free Wellness Classes: Available to ALL staff, retirees, and households 18 yrs and up.

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Who do you trust with your child? New video

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Who do you trust with your child? New video

Arizona has seen an increase from 51 child maltreatment deaths in 2008 to 70 in 2010, that’s a startling 38% increase. Tragically, many of these children died at the hands of unsafe caregivers.

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Public artworks earn recognition throughout Arizona.

| September 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Public artworks earn recognition throughout Arizona.

Public art once meant a statue of a local hero placed in the town square, topped with a few pigeon accessories. Public art in Arizona today, though, is meant to evoke a reaction, start conversations, get you thinking – and create a sense of place.

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