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State-by-State Adoption Fact Sheets

| February 23, 2015
State-by-State Adoption Fact Sheets

The North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) produced a series of adoption fact sheets for the State Policy Advocacy and Reform Center (SPARC) to help inform adoption community members and adoption advocates. The state-by-state fact sheets, derived mostly from 2012 AFCARS data, have information about the number of waiting children, the length of time […]

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News from the Department of Child Safety

| December 17, 2014
News from the Department of Child Safety

When the legislature and Governor Brewer created the new Department of Child Safety they appropriated funding to add new staff so that children could be protected and connected with permanent homes. It is worth celebrating that as of October 31, the Department had filled all of its direct child safety specialist positions. In January of […]

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News from the Department of Child Safety

| December 9, 2014
News from the Department of Child Safety

When the legislature and Governor Brewer created the new Department of Child Safety they appropriated funding to add new staff so that children could be protected and connected with permanent homes. It is worth celebrating that as of October 31, the Department had filled all of its direct child safety specialist positions. In January of […]

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Arizona Ranks 6th Nationally in Afterschool Programming

| October 20, 2014
Arizona Ranks 6th Nationally in Afterschool Programming

Arizona ranked 6th in nation for afterschool programming, but there’s still work to be done… The Afterschool Alliance‘s America After 3PM survey ranked Arizona as 6th in the nation for afterschool overall. America After 3PM is the largest national household survey ever conducted to gauge parent satisfaction and support for afterschool programs. The results revealed that Arizona parents overwhelmingly […]

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AzCAN College Access Standards are Here

| September 24, 2014
AzCAN College Access Standards are Here

AzCAN College Access Standards are Here: For the past two years a dedicated task force of AzCAN members has been working on a set of standards as a framework for our work in college access and success. After a local and national vetting process, the Standards are now complete and ready for you to use. […]

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