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Navigating school choice: How seven Arizona families found the right educational fit

Jill Partridge has one child: Max. So when it came time to enroll him in school, she wanted to do it right. She toured...

Kids Voting Arizona: Nonpartisan nonprofit helps instill voting habits early

Getting out to vote counts more than ever in a presidential election year; the result will help shape our children’s lives for years to...

Inspire Arizona: Teaching teens the importance of voting, civic leadership

  There might not be a more exciting year to be part of Inspire Arizona --- our state’s version of Inspire U.S., a national youth...

Overwhelmed by school choice? Come to Education Fair AZ

On Saturday, Nov. 5, Raising Arizona Kids magazine will host the Valley’s first large-scale school-choice event. Education Fair AZ is an opportunity to meet...

Arizona takes steps toward creating Safe-2-Tell anti-bullying hotline

Thanks to two middle-school-age sisters from Phoenix, there may soon be a new resource for Arizona kids who endure bullying. This week, 12-year-old Karis Wilson and...

Share your pics! Online Learning Day celebrates virtual education

Have you taken an online course—or taught one? Learned a new language online? Participated in blended learning—online and in-person instruction? Graduated from an online...

Treasures4Teachers offers free school supplies for classrooms

The average teacher spends $800 out-of-pocket every year for classroom supplies, according to the national Kids in Need Foundation. This nonprofit operates 39 resource centers...

On the move: new, relocating or expanding Valley schools

These Arizona schools are opening, expanding or offering new programs for Valley students: PRIVATE SCHOOLS Students, parents and community leaders joined Bishop Thomas J. Olmstead last...

Home schooling and socialization: how it works

"What about socialization?" For families who home-school, it is probably the question they hear most often. "We hear it everywhere we go, even from the...

Special education intervention can begin early

Concerned that your child may have a developmental delay requiring special education support? Your local school district will screen children beginning at age 2...

Arizona schools guide students to eat better—and keep moving!

When Arizona schools make the news for positive reasons, RAK takes notice. Recently, 10 Arizona schools were recognized by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation...

A game changer for kids with dyslexia

Glendale mom Meriah Houser has made advocating for kids with dyslexia her life's mission ever since her sons Cole, 13, and Maddox, 10, were diagnosed in...

Handwriting help for kids

Why do some children have such beautiful handwriting while others' looks more like scribbles? The process of writing---physically putting pencil or pen to paper---is more...

Fun Math at the Ballpark app aims to score

Math fun? Allison Boley is hoping to prove that’s possible with her app "Fun Math at the Ballpark." Boley, a physics instructor at Glendale Community...

Tempe Sister Cities: Changing the world, one friendship at a time

Valley attorney Dick Neuheisel was a member of the Tempe City Council in 1971 when he saw a National League of Cities magazine article...

Growing a child’s relationship with nature

By Larissa Gaias and Mary Anne Duggan If we want children to be better stewards of the natural world, we need to actively help them...

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