Tag: Literacy

Page Public Library Summer Reading Program – Kickoff May 20th!

| May 9, 2016
Page Public Library Summer Reading Program – Kickoff May 20th!

On your mark, get set, READ! at Page Public Library.

The Children’s Summer Reading Program is scheduled for May through July 2016.

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Speak Out for Arizona Children

| December 18, 2015
Speak Out for Arizona Children

We tell children all the time – dream big, work hard, and your dreams will come true someday. But without the basics like quality education, health care and security, “someday” never becomes a reality for too many Arizona children. Did you know that in Arizona: More than 1 in 4 children live in poverty; More […]

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2015 OST Conference Literacy Workshop Opportunities – October 24th

| September 18, 2015
2015 OST Conference Literacy Workshop Opportunities – October 24th

The 2015 School’s Out, Make it Count Conference features a Literacy Track of workshops designed to inspire out-of-school time program staff to incorporate high-quality literacy activities into regular programming.

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Arizona’s Summer Reading Program

| June 22, 2015
Arizona’s Summer Reading Program

Encourage families to visit their local public library and sign up for Arizona’s summer reading program. Reading 20 minutes a day makes a real difference! #ReadOnArizona  

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Literacy Enrichment Grants

| May 16, 2015
Literacy Enrichment Grants

 The United Way of Northern Arizona is accepting applications for Early Literacy Enrichment Grants. Regulated and unregulated child care providers are invited to apply for funds to enhance children’s literacy through activities in the focus areas of professional development and/or curriculum development. For the application click HERE.

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Congratulations FUSD for Your Excellence Award!

| April 13, 2015
Congratulations FUSD for Your Excellence Award!

Friday, Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) received an award from the Arizona School Public Relations Association for “Excellence for a Specific Program” for facilitating the Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration. Congratulations to everyone involved in the planning and participation in this great event. CCC&Y would like to also THANK YOU, FUSD, for your efforts and partnership […]

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Legislative Session is Over; What’s Next?

| April 8, 2015
Legislative Session is Over; What’s Next?

April 7, 2015 • Expect More Arizona Looking back at the recently adjourned legislative session, Expect More Arizona thanks you for helping to achieve important wins for Arizona’s students and teachers. With help and support from thousands of individuals statewide and many of our partners, we were able to keep high standards in Arizona classrooms, […]

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FUSD April 2015 Newsletter

| April 6, 2015
FUSD April 2015 Newsletter

April 2015 • Flagstaff Unified School District Flagstaff is a True STEM City; Summer Opportunities for Students; FHS Culinary Program is a Road to Success; Flagstaff Literacy Program Informs Kinsey Families; Two FUSD Schools Received Grants from SCA, more… …Read the full article HERE

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BEE a Part of the Mountain Spelling Bee!

| April 2, 2015
BEE a Part of the Mountain Spelling Bee!

Dear Friends of Literacy, The Mountain Spelling Bee is coming! Every spring the bees begin buzzing, and so does The Literacy Center in preparation for this excellent event. This zany, costume BEE-decked, cheer-raising fundraiser only comes around once a year – don’t miss your chance to BEE a part of it. Sincerely, The Literacy Center […]

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Ducey requests Common Core review at Arizona State Board of Education

| March 23, 2015
Ducey requests Common Core review at Arizona State Board of Education

March 23, 2015 • By Cathryn Creno • The Republic / azcentral.com Gov. Doug Ducey told the Arizona State Board of Education Monday that he opposes Common Core standards, but he stopped short of telling the board to repeal them. Ducey explained his education agenda Monday morning to the board and said he wants more […]

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