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AZ Daily Sun: Working Poor Tax Credits Loom Large

| December 6, 2015
AZ Daily Sun: Working Poor Tax Credits Loom Large

Starting, this year, though, there is less pressure on schools to rake in as many extracurricular donations as possible before Dec. 31. That’s because the deadline for taking a tax credit has been changed from the calendar year to Tax Day – April 15. Not so, however, for the working poor tax credit – donations that qualify for a tax credit must be made by Dec. 31. A credit, unlike a deduction, is applied in full to taxes owed on a dollar-for-dollar basis. It can be taken each year based on donations before Dec. 31, up to $200 for an individual and $400 for a couple, just like the public school tax credit…

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To keep kids safe, act locally

| March 30, 2015
To keep kids safe, act locally

To the editor: As the Regional Child Abuse Prevention Council, Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) continues to spread awareness of the alarming statistics of child abuse, neglect, and maltreatment. Arizona’s 2014 Child Fatality Review Annual Report documents 92 child deaths from maltreatment. A stark rise, 22 percent, from the 70 deaths reported in […]

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Early Childhood Fair Success

| April 14, 2014
Early Childhood Fair Success

The AZ Daily Sun recently published an outstanding article covering the Early Childhood Fair. This day helped parents to connect to resources around Flagstaff. Read the article to see photos and learn more.

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Science Standards a Welcome Addition

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Science Standards a Welcome Addition

There’s another set of “standards” meant to do for science what the College and Career Ready Standards (Common Core) are to do for English and mathematics.

The Next Generation Science Standards were highlighted in an April New York Times article titled “New Guidelines Call for Broad Changes in Science Education.”

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