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Governor Ducey Signs Legislation To Support Schools, Teachers And Families

by on March 27, 2020 0

Governor Doug Ducey today signed legislation to support schools during closures, provide clarity and flexibility on statewide testing requirements and school letter grades, give direction on make-up days, require learning opportunities for students to continue, and ensure teachers and staff see no disruption in pay as a result of COVID-19. The legislation, H.B. 2910,...

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Over Half Of American Children Eat Poorly

by on March 26, 2020 0

American children are drinking fewer sugary beverages and eating more fruits, but the majority still have poor-quality diets, researchers reported Tuesday. More than half of kids, 56%, were eating meals of low nutritional value that contained too much salt, too many processed foods and not enough vegetables, according to a 17-year analysis published in...

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Audible Is Now Offering Free Audiobooks For Kids At Home

by on March 24, 2020 0

Parents all over the country are settling into their new homeschooling routines, while many still trying to work. A little help has arrived. During the current coronavirus pandemic school and workplace closures, parents at home with their kids all day, now have a bit of a small reprieve thanks to Amazon. Starting Saturday, audiobook service...

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What To Do With The Kids At Home

by on March 24, 2020 0

By Faith Christiansen Smeets There is much to be said about the health pandemic in which we find ourselves and the many decisions we must make as parents during these unchartered days ahead. For most of us our reality right now, on the ground, is tomorrow (and for the foreseeable future) school is officially...

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How To Homeschool During COVID-19

by on March 17, 2020 0

With schools closing to stop the spread of coronavirus, you may find yourself working from home with a new side-gig: teacher. If you’re new to homeschooling, you’re probably wondering how you can help your kids learn and keep them occupied while you work. Is it possible to avoid a screen time free-for-all and keep...

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