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Secure Rural Schools Program – What’s Next?

| December 18, 2014
Secure Rural Schools Program – What’s Next?

Spending Bill Ends Rural School Fund By Tim Marema Since 2000 the federal government has helped counties that relied on the timber industry to make up some of their local education funding. But that program received no money in the end-of-year spending package Congress just approved. The trillion dollar spending package that Congress passed Saturday […]

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CCC&Y is Now Accepting Nominations for the Annual 2015 Caring for Children Award

| December 17, 2014
CCC&Y is Now Accepting Nominations for the Annual 2015 Caring for Children Award

Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth is now accepting nominations for the Annual 2015 Caring for Children Award Do you know someone in Coconino County who gives outstanding direct care to children? CCC&Y will again recognize four outstanding individuals from throughout Coconino County who work directly with children and youth, making this a better place […]

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CONGRATULATIONS to the ChildLight Yoga Teacher Training Scholarship Recipients!

| December 17, 2014
CONGRATULATIONS to the ChildLight Yoga Teacher Training Scholarship Recipients!

It is our great pleasure to announce that the ChildLight Yoga Teacher Training scholarship recipients have been selected.  The scholarships have been made possible through a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona.  Yoga practice among children improves behavior, increases concentration, relieves anxiety and stress, strengthens patience and decision making skills, and even reduces […]

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News from the Department of Child Safety

| December 17, 2014
News from the Department of Child Safety

When the legislature and Governor Brewer created the new Department of Child Safety they appropriated funding to add new staff so that children could be protected and connected with permanent homes. It is worth celebrating that as of October 31, the Department had filled all of its direct child safety specialist positions. In January of […]

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2015 Infant Toddler Summit – February 10th & 11th, 2015

| December 17, 2014
2015 Infant Toddler Summit – February 10th & 11th, 2015

2015 Infant Toddler Summit – February 10th & 11th, 2015 In February 2015, Arizona Department of Education will host a two-day summit focusing on the Infant Toddler Development Guide, effective instructional strategies for working with infants & toddlers, including those with special needs, and the importance of building strong foundations that lead to school-readiness. Topics […]

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Job Opening for Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council for Member Support Executive – Extended Area

| December 17, 2014
Job Opening for Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council for Member Support Executive – Extended Area

Job Opening for Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council for Member Support Executive – Extended Area Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (http://www.girlscoutsaz.org/) builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place, by helping them discover their inner strength, passions, and talents. Girl Scouting began over 100 years ago and is 3.2 million members […]

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Public Education an Important Component to Restoring Az’s Economy

| December 17, 2014
Public Education an Important Component to Restoring Az’s Economy

Recommendations from the recent “Arizona’s Economy” 105th Arizona Town Hall report include public education as an important component in restoring the Arizona Economy. Recommendations include restoring education funding and investments in education that should include the recruitment and retention of qualified teachers, competitive teacher’s salaries, decreasing class sizes, funding of school counselors, and expansion of […]

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Trauma Sensitive Yoga Class

| December 15, 2014
Trauma Sensitive Yoga Class

Trauma Sensitive Yoga Class Yoga Therapy can help survivors overcome past traumatic experiences by teaching them better coping skills and helping them to use their breath and body sensations to connect to the present moment. Every Sunday at 9am-10:30am beginning January 4th, 2015 Free Safe and Nurturing Environment Confidential Professional and Trauma Sensitive Yoga instructor […]

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CCC&Y is Now Accepting Nominations for the Annual 2015 Caring for Children Award

| December 15, 2014
CCC&Y is Now Accepting Nominations for the Annual 2015 Caring for Children Award

Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth is now accepting nominations for the Annual 2015 Caring for Children Award Do you know someone in Coconino County who gives outstanding direct care to children? CCC&Y will again recognize four outstanding individuals from throughout Coconino County who work directly with children and youth, making this a better place […]

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Expect More Arizona Seeking Community Mobilizer in Northern Arizona

| December 15, 2014
Expect More Arizona Seeking Community Mobilizer in Northern Arizona

 Expect More Arizona (EMA) is a nonpartisan education advocacy organization building a movement dedicated to world-class education for all Arizona students. EMA accomplishes this work by raising public awareness through communications and outreach; educating parents, voters and community members about the education system and important reforms; and leading advocacy efforts that are central to building […]

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