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Five CPS Supervisors Are Put on Leave

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Five CPS Supervisors Are Put on Leave

Five higher-level staffers at the state’s child-welfare agency were put on administrative leave Monday, hours after Gov. Jan Brewer named an independent team to oversee an investigation into why thousands of cases of child abuse and neglect were shelved without checking on the children’s welfare.

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Charter schools seek $135M more taxpayer funds

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Charter schools seek $135M more taxpayer funds

Charter schools seek $135M more taxpayer funds. There has been a disparity in traditional public schools compared to charter schools in the amount of financing they receive. At the moment, Attorney Kory Langhofer has brought a case to Maricopa County Superior Court. Continue reading to see all the details and how you may be able to get involved.

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Next CCC&Y Board Meeting

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Next CCC&Y Board Meeting

Reminder!! The next CCC&Y Board Meeting is going to be held on Monday, December 16th, from 12-1:30pm in the Coconino County Public Health Services District’s Ponderosa Room. All are welcome to attend.

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Health Insurance Marketplace Calendar

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Health Insurance Marketplace Calendar

*Special Announcement* There has been an extension on the Healthcare Marketplace. Don’t miss out on the appropriate dates to sign up.

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Best Gifts for Kids Under 6

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Best Gifts for Kids Under 6

Black Friday ads, websites, blogs, relatives and friends all have suggestions on the latest must-have toys for kids, but when it comes to promoting learning for children 5 and younger, basic toys and time with adult caregivers are the best presents a child can receive. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents keep kids under 2 as “screen free” as possible, including television, movies and video games. For older children, limited screen time is recommended.

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Arizona Kids Falling Further Behind

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Arizona Kids Falling Further Behind

Arizona ranks second in the nation in the number of children who lost coverage between 2010 and 2012. During the same period, forty states saw improvements in children’s coverage due to the success of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Arizona, meanwhile, is the only state to abandon its CHIP program. The state froze enrollment in KidsCare four years ago

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Coconino County Residents – we need your help!

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Coconino County Residents – we need your help!

We need your help and participation. Please consider volunteering 10-20 minutes of your time to electronically fill-out the The 2013 Coconino County Community and Family Vitality Survey.

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Arizona Horizons Video- Arizona Town Hall

| November 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Arizona Horizons Video- Arizona Town Hall

Watch the latest episode of Arizona Horizons Town Hall meeting where more than 170 Arizona leaders, business people, educators, elected officials and students hammered out the latest town hall report to lay out ideas to foster improvements in our education system.

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Schools Do More With Less

| November 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Schools Do More With Less

“Flagstaff’s poverty rate has steadily climbed over the last decade. Like the rest of the region, more than half of Flagstaff’s students are poor. The amount of state and federal funds per pupil averages about $6,000.The state contributes $4,200 of that. In Massachusetts, home to some of the best schools in the country, students get more than twice that amount from that state.”

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Arizona Students Lag Nationally in Math and Reading

| November 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Arizona Students Lag Nationally in Math and Reading

Nation’s school report card released. Watch the video to see how Arizona students are doing.

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