Back to School Supply Drives and Backpack Giveaways

Back to School Supply Drives and Backpack Giveaways

by Expect More Arizona

With the Fourth of July holiday behind us, many families are starting to get ready for the Back to School season which means it’s time for school supply shopping. Low-income families don’t always have the opportunity to enjoy back-to-school shopping with their children. School supply drives give the community an opportunity to help children in …

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Proposition 301 – What you need to know

by Expect More Arizona

We can’t repeat this often enough: Arizona needs a long-term solution to increase education funding (Pre-K through postsecondary), with a focus on equity and outcomes for every student. And, we believe a long-term solution must include the renewal and expansion of Proposition 301. Here is a little background and the reason we think Prop 301 …

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Turn a trip to the grocery store into an opportunity for learning

by Bashas Supermarkets

Headed to the grocery store today? Don’t let a great educational opportunity pass you by – even a routine trip to your neighborhood store can be an ideal time to engage with your kids and help bring school learning to life. Here are some ideas on how: The basics: Especially for younger kids, shopping provides …

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Build A Better World Through Reading

by Expect More Arizona

Reading is the foundational skill for all school-based learning, and reading by the end of third grade is a crucial milestone. Through third grade, most students are learning to read. Beginning in fourth grade, students begin reading to learn. As research shows, there is a strong connection between a student’s third-grade reading ability and how well …

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My First Experience As An Elementary School Volunteer

by Keri Ruiz

I opened the big steel door to the school’s front office. My hands were a bit sweaty; my heart was pounding in my chest, and my throat and tongue felt chalky and dry. It was the first day of school. No, not for me as a student, but rather, for me as a first-time reading …

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of Arizonans believe all kids deserve a world-class education

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