Education News

Quarantine Advice from an Arizona Teacher of the Year

by Beth Maloney

If you’re anything like me, one minute you feel like you can live at home in quarantine forever. The next, you’re ready to leap out the front door. Here are some things to do to keep the kids (and you) from going quarantine-crazy and maintain a sense of normalcy during these strange times. Read. Reading …

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Parent and Community Resources for Arizona Families during COVID-19

by Expect More Arizona

Talking to Your Kids About Coronavirus Learning Resources Resources for Teachers Community Resources Universities and Community Colleges Today Campaign Expect More Arizona’s staff will be working from home as much as possible in the next several weeks as we do our part to keep ourselves and others safe. We will leverage technology to remain available …

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Consejos de Una Maestra del Año de Arizona para la Cuarentena

by Expect More Arizona

Si usted es como yo, un momento siente que puede vivir bajo cuarentena en casa para siempre, mientras que al siguiente está listo/a para salir corriendo por la puerta. Aquí están algunas cosas que hacer para evitar que los niños/as (y usted) se vuelvan locos bajo cuarentena y mantengan una sensación de normalidad durante estos …

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schools spending far more on student services

Schools have taken on a much larger role – and we need to fund them appropriately

by Expect More Arizona

Key Takeaways • Many Arizona students face adverse childhood experiences outside of school that impact how they learn inside of school. • Wrap-around service personnel, such as counselors, special education teachers, nurses and more, are crucial to student success. • Schools and districts do not receive enough funding to maintain a full roster of specialists …

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Read Across America Day

National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day)

by Expect More Arizona

Each year, National Read Across America Day is celebrated on March 2, the birthday of Dr. Seuss. The annual event is part of Read Across America, an initiative on reading creative by the National Education Association. This motivational and awareness day calls all children and youth in every community across the United States to celebrate …

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