Sam I Am: Young Children Are Key to Arizona’s Success

| February 8, 2016

Sam I Am
Young Children Are Key to Arizona’s Success

The latest report on the state of Arizona’s kids shows that many of them come into life facing significant challenges when it comes to nurturing environments and high-quality early learning experiences. For example, Arizona’s babies and toddlers are more likely than their peers nationally to be born into challenging situations like poverty and being raised by single parents, teenage parents or grandparents. Add to that, First Things First’s 2015 Building Bright Futures report shows the number of young children in Arizona is expected to grow by 14 percent over the next five years. A child’s early years hold the key to their success – and our state’s.

READ MORE including things all of us can do to make sure Arizona’s children are  prepared for success in kindergarten and beyond

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