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Arizona Department of Education Awarded $20 Million Language & Literacy Grant

by on September 30, 2020 0

The Arizona Department of Education has received a $20 million grant to improve language and literacy skills of underserved children. The Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant, which will equal $4 million a year over five years, will target kids living in poverty, English learners, children with disabilities, Native American students, and those reading well...

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CDC Has Classified Halloween Trick-or-Treating as ‘High-Risk’

by on September 23, 2020 0

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued its first guidelines for celebrating Halloween amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC has listed a number of ways to celebrate the holiday and categorized them as low, moderate or high-risk activities. “High Risk” Halloween activities: Traditional trick-or-treating Crowded indoor costume parties Indoor haunted houses...

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Teen Girl Dies Doing Tik-Tok “Benadryl Challenge”

by on September 2, 2020 0

An important warning to parents. A new “challenge” has surfaced on the popular app Tik Tok and it has had a devastating outcome. When a teen girl died near Oklahoma City in August, her family blamed the 15-year-old’s death on a Benadryl overdose according to a letter from her mother. The letter points the...

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Boys and Girls Club/YMCA Collaboration to Give Students a Safe Place to Learn

by on August 24, 2020 0

Superintendent Kathy Hoffman on Friday announced a new partnership with the Arizona Boys and Girls Club and YMCA that will give children a safe place for learning. The partnership is also in collaboration with the Arizona Department of Education and Gov. Doug Ducey’s office. Following the most recent executive order, schools are required to...

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Online Learning Tips For Parents

by on August 10, 2020 0

Many of the nation’s largest school districts plan to begin the fall semester online only. As schools consider reopening, children face a future in which online courses will probably be part of the curriculum. To make the best of this situation, here are some tips to help your child adapt to learning from home....

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