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4 Ways to Support Arizona’s Students and Teachers

4 Ways to Support Arizona’s Students and Teachers

by Expect More Arizona

Here are four ways you can support Expect More Arizona’s efforts to ensure every child receives an excellent education every step of the way. Spread the word. Meaningful change in Arizona won’t happen unless we join together and raise our voices. Tell your friends why you support education and ask them to join the cause. …

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TV and videos don’t help very young children learn new words

by First Things First

Watching television or videos – even programs billed as educational – does not help children under age 2 learn language. Babies and toddlers learn new words and develop language skills by listening and interacting with caring adults – real talk from real people, not TV or videos. That’s a fact proven by decades of studies …

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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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What’s the best thing a parent or caregiver can do to support their young child’s healthy development?​

by First Things First

Q&A with Kathy Hirsh-Pasek​ Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek is an expert on how young children learn and develop language skills. She directs the Infant Language Laboratory at Temple University and is a New York Times bestselling author. Her latest book, co-authored with Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, PhD, is “Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful …

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are partnering with us to make education a top priority in Arizona

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supporters of the movement for world-class education in Arizona

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of Arizonans believe all kids deserve a world-class education

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