Tag: CAA newsletter

Do you know where your tax dollars are going?

| July 27, 2015
Do you know where your tax dollars are going?

Here is some information on what tax cuts could mean for Arizona’s future and Arizona’s economy. This updated version includes information about the fiscal year 2016 budget, facts about Arizona’s job growth and recovery from the recession, and the latest comparisons of Arizona’s public education funding to the rest of the nation.

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New Report Recommendations on DCS

| July 13, 2015
New Report Recommendations on DCS

Last week the Arizona Auditor General released an independent review of the Department of Child Safety. Keep reading to see the variety of actions the report recommends going forward.

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Higher Tax Credits for Private Schools

| July 13, 2015
Higher Tax Credits for Private Schools

Higher tax credits for private schools may be good news for private school students, but it is not good news for the over 1 million students enrolled in Arizona’s public schools.

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CAA News Report: Every Kid Needs a Family

| May 29, 2015
CAA News Report: Every Kid Needs a Family

There is an urgent need for sound policies and proven practices to connect more children with nurturing and supportive families. On average, 14% of children in foster care in Arizona are living in congregate care settings like emergency shelters and group homes, an average of 2,101 each day.

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Have You Used the KIDS COUNT Data Center?

| April 28, 2015
Have You Used the KIDS COUNT Data Center?

Children’s Action Alliance Newsletter: April 28, 2015 Children are Arizona’s greatest resource. Therefore, we must ensure that public policies and community institutions are protecting the investments made in kids across the state. To make this happen, those that make decisions that affect the lives of children, those that tell the story of children and advocates […]

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Some Good News about Foster Youth

| April 22, 2015
Some Good News about Foster Youth

Children’s Action Alliance newsletter: April 22, 2015 Fostering Advocates Arizona (FAAZ) is a CAA initiative focused on improving the outcomes of young adults who have experienced foster care. FAAZ is guided by young adults who have experienced foster care, with the goal of ensuring that young adults have the information, resources and support they need to transition […]

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The 2015 Legislative Session is Over

| April 6, 2015
The 2015 Legislative Session is Over

Children’s Action Alliance Newsletter: April 3, 2015 The legislators have left the Capitol but the rest of us around the state have to deal with the damage. And there is a lot of damage. In the name of fiscal responsibility, Governor Ducey and the majority of legislators voted for a budget with austere and damaging cuts to […]

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