Stories tagged: "arizona kids"


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Your Guide to Free and Low-Cost Summer Camps in the Valley

Make sure to bookmark this page! Additional activities from all across the Valley for kids of all ages will be added throughout the summer.

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Want to Get the Kids Out of the House This Summer? Here Are Some Activities in Phoenix and Beyond.

Enroll the kids in free swimming lessons this year, have some fun at a neighborhood splash pad, or watch them play in an esports league.

Photo courtesy Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department​
Your Guide to Free and Low-Cost Summer Camps in the Valley

Make sure to bookmark this page! Additional activities from all across the Valley for kids of all ages will be added throughout the summer.

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‘It’s Turned Into This Craziness’: Substitutes in High Demand as Teacher Shortage Has Districts Scrambling

Nearly 80% of classrooms in 143 districts surveyed were either without full-time teachers or being taught by people who don’t meet state standards.

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Hungry Holidays: Break From School Means Break From Meals for Some Kids

Advocates for child nutrition programs have found potential solutions in an unlikely place—the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What Arizona Parents Should Know Ahead of the Pfizer Vaccine Approval for Children Ages 5-11

At least one Valley pediatrician's office is already booking vaccination appointments for younger children in anticipation of FDA approval.

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Advocates Praise Expanded Child Tax Credit for Helping Arizona Families Make Ends Meet

More than $352 million in expanded Child Tax Credit payments were given to Arizona families last month, averaging $444 per household.