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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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A Matter of Equity: Preschool in America

| April 22, 2015
A Matter of Equity: Preschool in America

Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children (AzAEYC) Newsletter: A Matter of Equity: Preschool in America New Report by the U.S. Department of Education All parents hope their child will start school ready for success. Unfortunately, not every parent can find the high-quality early learning opportunity that sets their child up for success. On […]

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Duncan Speaks at Innovation Summit

| April 10, 2015
Duncan Speaks at Innovation Summit

Here is an article from AZEDNEWS: Duncan Speaks at Innovation Summit, Phoenix Early Childhood Center: April 07, 2015 / Elaine Quesinberry/ U.S. Department of Education and Joseph Ortiz/ Roosevelt School District / Stories by You U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan spoke and participated in a panel discussion on educational technology and the importance of equity through […]

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Growing Up Great in Page

| April 10, 2015
Growing Up Great in Page

Here is an article from First Things First: Foster mother Sandra Guzman* is rediscovering what it is like to raise an infant, now that her family is fostering baby Isaac*. With a 14- and 11-year-old at home, Sandra knew she could use the help with Isaac from the Growing Up Great parent education classes offered […]

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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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Full Circle Expands with Program that Encourages Consumers to Use Cash to Benefit Non-Profits

| March 30, 2015
Full Circle Expands with Program that Encourages Consumers to Use Cash to Benefit Non-Profits

FLAGSTAFF, AZ – Full Circle Trade & Thrift has allocated nearly a quarter million dollars in grants to Flagstaff area non-profits since it opened its doors in January 2013.. Now, the Full Circle model is expanding with a new program called Cash For Local Change (CFLC), which encourages consumers to use cash when making purchases. […]

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Press Release: Full Circle Expands with Program that Encourages Consumers to Use Cash to Benefit Non-Profits

| March 23, 2015
Press Release: Full Circle Expands with Program that Encourages Consumers to Use Cash to Benefit Non-Profits

Full Circle Trade has released a press release about cash for local change. For the press release click HERE.

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Arizona After 3PM survey

| March 23, 2015
Arizona After 3PM survey

Newest statistics HERE reported from the Arizona After 3 PM survey.  These are focused on physical activity and healthy snacks in afterschool programs. For more information on the survey, check out Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence news release HERE.

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Letter from Department of Child Safety Officials

| February 4, 2015
Letter from Department of Child Safety Officials

Below is a letter from the Department of Child Safety (DCS) Officials summarizing the agency’s accomplishments. Dear DCS Colleagues: One of the benefits we have in our jobs is visiting the local offices and seeing first hand all of the great work being done for Arizona families.  We truly appreciate the opportunity to get to […]

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