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The 15 Loudest Toys That Can Damage Kids’ Hearing

by on December 11, 2019 0

Some toys have noise levels that aren’t just annoying for parents, but unsafe for kids. The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) tested some of the hottest toys on the market this Holiday season to help parents be aware of which loud toys to watch out for as they’re shopping...

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Betsy DeVos Pushes $5 Billion Plan To Fund Tuition For Private School Students

by on December 9, 2019 0

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday touted her $5 billion plan to fund tuition for private school students, telling a room of supportive parents and lobbyists that it would improve the quality of education. DeVos praised Arizona’s devotion to school choice programs that provide public funding for private and charter schools. “Arizona is...

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Outstanding Young Man/Young Woman Of The Year Program Accepting Applications

by on December 6, 2019 0

The city of Phoenix Youth and Education Office is now accepting applications for the 2020 Outstanding Young Man/Young Woman (OYMYW) of the Year awards. The OYMYW of the Year program recognizes and honors the outstanding achievements of young people, enhances the perception of youth and raises community awareness of the positive contributions of youth....

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Opioid Epidemic Forcing Children Into Foster Care

by on December 2, 2019 0

Arizona experts say the ongoing nationwide opioid crisis is driving children into foster care. President and CEO of Arizona Helping Hands, Dan Shufelt says that his nonprofit has seen an increase in the number of children who have parents fighting addiction. “Foster care is an ongoing issue and the primary driver in foster care...

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The Hottest Toys Of The Christmas Season

by on November 22, 2019 0

Christmas lists are underway and parents are prepping for one of the years craziest shopping days of the year. Forget the middle of the night shopping trip and long line, check off those gifts on your list from the comforts of your home and Amazon. Manufacturers have released many amazing new toys this year...

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Where Are Your Kids The Most Exposed To Germs?

by on November 13, 2019 0

We are officially heading into cold and flu season. Germs are hard to avoid, especially if you have children. Where kids pick up and spread these germs might surprise you. Dr. Charles Gerba is a microbiologist and professor in the Department of Environmental Science at the University of Arizona. Most people call him “Dr....

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