Tag: Stand for Children Arizona

Guest opinion: Legislature should support early childhood education, health care. Please see related education budget stories

| January 27, 2016
Guest opinion: Legislature should support early childhood education, health care. Please see related education budget stories

As the Arizona state Legislature begins establishing funding priorities to build a prosperous community, a solution exists that is both research proven and provides high return on investment: funding for early childhood education, health and development.

In Arizona, more than one in four children lives in poverty, our Department of Child Safety is in crisis, and 160,000 children do not have health insurance. It is time for our state to do something different. We urge our lawmakers to invest in strategies that will prevent problems from happening in the first place!

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STAND for Children Arizona offers parents homework help for upcoming school year

| July 29, 2015
STAND for Children Arizona offers parents homework help for upcoming school year

As the school year rapidly approaches, STAND for Children Arizona, an organization that identifies local challenges facing children, is providing parents with DoYourHomeworkArizona.org, a free tool it created to help parents better understand homework related to Arizona’s new academic standards in math and English in Kindergarten – 8th Grade. “As an organization that works with parents every day in Arizona […]

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Help End Summer Learning Loss

| June 18, 2015
Help End Summer Learning Loss

A letter from a Stand for Children member, Ruby Martinez encouraging families to join the summer reading challenge!

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New State-Wide Test Selected Supporting Higher Academic Standards

| November 3, 2014
New State-Wide Test Selected Supporting Higher Academic Standards

Arizona’s State Board of Education has just selected a new statewide test that will support Arizona’s higher academic standards and give parents, students, and teachers important information about how our kids are doing. Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching, or AzMERIT, will replace the AIMS test for English Language Arts and Math for […]

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Start Looking For Your Ballots in the Mail

| October 13, 2014
Start Looking For Your Ballots in the Mail

Starting today, ballots will be mailed to voters on the Permanent Early Voting List (PEVL). Your County Recorder’s Office can check and verify your voter registration and your PEVL status. It is recommended that every voter mail their early ballot back by Friday, October 24 to make sure it’s received by Election Day. After October […]

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2014 Arizona Gubernatorial Debate – September 28th

| September 17, 2014
2014 Arizona Gubernatorial Debate – September 28th

Come see Arizona’s candidates for Governor talk about important education issues Stand for Children Arizona is a host partner, along with five other education organizations, in this live, televised Gubernatorial Debate on Sunday, September 28. Join us in the audience to hear from Arizona’s top two gubernatorial candidates about where they stand on education. Education […]

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