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Families will spend up to $1,355 per child on back to school, Backpack Index shows. See related news here

| August 7, 2018
Families will spend up to $1,355 per child on back to school, Backpack Index shows. See related news here

Back-to-school supply lists can be long — folders, glue sticks, pencils, notebooks. Not to mention new school uniforms and items needed for baseball practice, cheerleading or glee club. Shopping carts brim with goods this time of year, and they often come with a hefty price tag.

Although families across the nation can still expect to pay several hundred dollars per student for school supplies and activities this year, there’s some good news.

According to the 2018 Backpack Index, a study that tracks classroom supply and fee costs, the cost of outfitting a child for back to school fell slightly this year.

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Parents, teachers struggle to cover cost of school supplies. See related news here

| August 1, 2018
Parents, teachers struggle to cover cost of school supplies. See related news here

Displays of sharpened crayons, kitten-covered notebooks and fresh markers distract crowds at the front of stores, encouraging them to buy.

It’s that time of year again, when students beg for school supplies featuring their favorite Disney character, and parents and teachers panic at the cost.

And this year in Arizona, as students return to school after a year that ended in a historic educator walkout, the issue of school supplies has gotten seriously political.

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APS launches #Supply My Class: Teachers can receive $500 for classroom supplies. See related news here

| July 22, 2018
APS launches #Supply My Class: Teachers can receive $500 for classroom supplies. See related news here

APS has launched “Supply My Class — #supplymyclass,” where it will award $500 for school supplies to 1,000 K-8 public school teachers in our service territory.

It’s easy for teachers to enter. They simply visit supplymyclass.com and enter their name and contact information, school, grade level, and school address. We will randomly draw winners every week through Aug. 31 and send $500 award cards to them at their schools.

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APS launches #Supply My Class: Teachers can receive $500 for classroom supplies. See related news here

| July 18, 2018
APS launches #Supply My Class: Teachers can receive $500 for classroom supplies. See related news here

APS has launched “Supply My Class — #supplymyclass,” where it will award $500 for school supplies to 1,000 K-8 public school teachers in our service territory.

It’s easy for teachers to enter. They simply visit supplymyclass.com and enter their name and contact information, school, grade level, and school address. We will randomly draw winners every week through Aug. 31 and send $500 award cards to them at their schools.

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Five Arizona schools selected for APS STEM School for the Future program

| June 21, 2017
Five Arizona schools selected for APS STEM School for the Future program

The Northern Arizona University Center for Science Teaching and Learning has announced its second cohort of schools for the APS STEM School for the Future program, a professional development program that provides hands-on learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, to Arizona educators and school administrators.

Participating schools are Cottonwood Middle School in Cottonwood, AZ; Gowan Science Academy in Yuma, AZ; Thompson Ranch Elementary School in El Mirage, AZ; Sierra Verde STEM Academy in Glendale, AZ; and The STAR School in Flagstaff, AZ.

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Thank You CAP Sponsors!

| April 13, 2015
Thank You CAP Sponsors!

THANK YOU AGAIN to all of the Child Abuse Prevention Month sponsors in support of CCC&Y’s Annual CAP Activities: NARBHA NAHEC Northern Arizona Healthcare APS NAU Child Welfare Training Project Flagstaff Exchange Club Purina Pet Care The Guidance Center It is through community partnerships that CCC&Y is able to continue our important work of advocacy, […]

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Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration to be held April 1 at NAU Walkup Skydome

| March 23, 2015
Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration to be held April 1 at NAU Walkup Skydome

FLAGSTAFF — Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) invites you to the second Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1 at NAU’s J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome. Free event and parking. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is an important part of our community and FUSD is proud to facilitate this event bringing […]

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE SPONSORS OF CCC&Y’S ANNUAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION ACTIVITIES

| March 31, 2014
A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE SPONSORS OF CCC&Y’S ANNUAL CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION ACTIVITIES

Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) would like to announce that April is “Child Abuse Prevention” month. In recognition, CCC&Y, along with child and youth organizations in Coconino county, are hosting community wide events and trainings for providers and families. We would like to send out a VERY special THANK YOU!!! to the sponsors of CCC&Y’s Annual Child Abuse Prevention Activities. Without their support, many of these important activities to spread training, education and awareness on the impact of child abuse, neglect and maltreatment would not be possible. THANK YOU so much for your support and your dedication to children and youth in northern Arizona.

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