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Nearly 70,000 Arizona Kids Are in Need of Child Care, Particularly in Poor, Rural Communities

One-third of the state’s licensed and regulated child care providers were forced to close due to the pandemic.

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During One of the Hardest Holiday Seasons Ever, You Can Still Give Back

Many families may not be able to buy their children Christmas gifts this year.  This year has been incredibly tough on many Arizonans’ health and finances.  The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about not only sickness and death, but in many cases, job loss.  As of November, more than 280,000 Arizonans were unemployed. Many who do...

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How to Stay Coronavirus-Free This Christmas in Arizona

Arizona’s ICUs are filling up as the state sees a record surge in COVID-19 cases.  Christmas, like most other 2020 holidays, will have to look different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has asked the public to forego holiday travel and gatherings this holiday season. ...

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This Year Is Different: A Kids’ Guide to the Holidays

If you're having trouble helping your children understand why the holidays are a little different because of the coronavirus, read this with them.

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Schools Often Ignore Gifted Black and Latino Students. Here’s What Needs to Be Done.

“Little has been done that actually addresses this as a systemic issue that is discriminatory and hurtful to entire populations of youth.”

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Judge Demands to Know Why Data on Missing Separated Parents Was Not Released Sooner

Judge Dana Sabraw has previously called the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" policy of separating families at the Mexico-US border "brutal" and "offensive."

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This Phoenix Woman Lost Two Family Members This Year. Now She’s Raising Money for Toys for Tots.

With more than 288,000 Arizonans are without jobs and federal eviction protection set to expire soon, families may find it tough to afford Christmas gifts.