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Who’s for Kids and Who’s Just Kidding? A Legislative Report Card for 2018

  When the legislative session concludes each year, Children’s Action Alliance brings you our annual report card, Who’s for Kids and Who’s Just Kidding?, a look at how your representatives and senators in the state legislature cast their ballots on priority bills during the legislative session. Check out what got defeated, what got passed and which [...]

AZALAS HS Scholarships 20 awarded at $1000 each

The Arizona Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (AzALAS) is providing scholarships to graduating high school seniors. The twenty (20) scholarships are $1000 each and available to students who will be attending a higher institution of post-secondary education during the 2018-2019 school year. Applicants must meet the following criteria: 1. Be a graduating high school/charter school senior. 2. One parent must be of Hispanic heritage. 3. Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 The Arizona Hispanic School Administrators Association Scholarship Committee directs all decisions regarding scholarship awards. Applicants are evaluated on quantitative and qualitative criteria, including academic achievement, extracurricular activities and student essays. Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the Committee and are contingent upon high school graduation, as well as, acceptance to a higher institution of post-secondary education. NOTE: Incomplete application packages will not be accepted. The scholarship enrollment will be announced in early 2019.

Investments In Quality Early Education Yield High Returns

  The evidence is clear: when young children have healthy and enriching experiences, with one on one attention from teachers, parents and caregivers, they are more likely to be ready for school and to transition successfully into kindergarten and beyond.  Decades of evidence shows that an investment in quality early education saves considerable money in [...]

School Districts File Suit Against State to Fix Crumbling Buildings

School districts, education groups and taxpayers filed suit Monday to force lawmakers to pay for school maintenance and construction they have neglected for years. Plaintiffs gathered on the steps of Glendale Landmark Elementary School with their lawyer, Tim Hogan of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, to announce the long-awaited suit revolving [...]