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La temporada de FAFSA ya comenzó

by Expect More Arizona

¡La temporada de FAFSA empieza el 1º de octubre de 2017! Si usted tiene hijos mayores que recientemente comenzaron a asistir al colegio o la universidad, esto puede estar ocurriendo más temprano en el año de lo que usted recuerda. El gobierno federal ahora está permitiendo que las familias hagan su solicitud tres meses más …

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FAFSA Season is Here

by Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education

FAFSA season begins on October 1st, 2017. If you have older children who recently started college, this may be earlier in the year than you remember. The Federal government is now allowing families to apply three months earlier than in previous years. And applying online is easier than ever! Students and their parents can now apply …

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Arizona’s New A-F School Letter Grade System – What You Need to Know

by Expect More Arizona

Arizona’s new A-F letter grades are just one measure of how a school is doing. The letter grades are largely based on how students do on the AzMERIT assessment (if they are proficient and growing) and if students are graduating from high school or taking steps to prepare for career or college, among other things. …

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Christine M. Thompson Selected by Board of Directors to Lead Expect More Arizona

by Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona, is proud to announce the selection of Christine M. Thompson as our new President and CEO. The selection was made following an extensive search by our board of directors. Thompson will assume this new role on Oct. 30, 2017. “We are pleased to announce this appointment,” reported Tammy McCleod, Expect More Arizona’s …

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Quality Preschool Helps Third Grader Reach Top of the Class

by First Things First

Phoenix resident Maria de Jesus Cervantes and her husband decided they wanted to find a high quality early learning setting for their daughter Natalia when she was 18-months-old. Cervantes wanted to be sure that she found a center that was not only safe, but also a learning environment where Natalia could explore different activities, learn …

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