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Project Cactus: Celebrate Young Learners!

In our classroom, we read many, many stories. Recently, I read The Three Little Javelinas, by Susan Lowell, which takes place in the desert....

Children’s Museum of Phoenix reopens in May with Eric Carle exhibit

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix has remained open on weekends and during special events for outdoor play only. But kids will once again run...

Virtual gala to benefit summer camp for kids with spina bifida

Camp Patrick is hosting an April 22 virtual fundraiser to help support its all-volunteer, overnight summer camp for kids with spina bifida. The 6:30...

Keeping kids safe at summer camp

This time last year, as cases of COVID-19 began that first ominous surge in our state, summer camp directors were scrambling to make tough...

20 Arizona fifth-graders will win $529

“What is your dream job, and how do you plan on achieving it in the future?” Arizona fifth-graders who answer that question in essay...

April 6 is Arizona Gives Day

The ninth annual Arizona Gives Day — a 24-hour statewide fundraising event aimed at helping Arizona nonprofits — is Tuesday, April 6. The online...

Trial for kids COVID-19 vaccine underway in Arizona

A research study conducted by Moderna is testing an investigational vaccine that may protect children between the ages of 6 months and 11 years...

YA author Suzanne Young to teach Changing Hands writing workshop for teens

Changing Hands Bookstore is launching a virtual writing workshop for teens ages 13-17, with the first four-session series beginning Friday, April 9. Sessions will be...

K-12 digital divide has narrowed, but not enough

Even as students and teachers begin returning to the classroom, the digital divide — unequal access to high-speed internet and devices in our society...

Educators: What did you learn during this pandemic year?

We asked Arizona educators what they learned from this challenging year of teaching remotely through a global pandemic and how it may have changed...

Two-month “A” Mountain Challenge begins April 1

The two-month “A" Mountain Challenge kicks off April 1. The event, presented by the Downtown Tempe Authority and Zebra E-Bikes, showcases “A Mountain” in Tempe (also...

Ages 16 and up now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Registration at Arizona’s state-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in Maricopa, Pima, and Yuma counties will open to all Arizonans 16 and older on Wednesday, March...

Nation’s pediatricians agree with CDC on updated school guidance

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today provided updated recommendations to keep children, teachers and staff safe as schools reopen. Updates...

D-backs Kids Club offers new tech, new prizes

The Arizona Diamondbacks have re-launched the D-backs Kids Club, a free program that rewards kids 15 and younger with prizes for each game they...

PodKidz opens podcasting studio in Scottsdale

Know a kid interested in making their own podcast? PodPopuli, a new retail podcast studio in Scottsdale, is launching PodKidz to teach and inspire...

Power Me A2Z offers free vitamins for women of childbearing age

Arizona women ages 18-45 can receive free vitamins to support their health, thanks to Power Me A2Z, a community education program of the Arizona...

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