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Autism Academy works to keep its community connected

The Autism Academy is working to devise the best possible strategies to deliver online instruction to students on various ends of the autism spectrum.

Celebrating National Library Week — at home, online and in our hearts

April 19-25 is National Library Week, when libraries across the Valley would usually be hosting all sorts on on-site celebrations. This year is different.

Arizona public television launches educational broadcast schedule

Arizona PBS and Arizona Public Media are launching educational programming to support students "sheltering at home" to avoid spreading the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: All Arizona public schools are closed through March 27

All Arizona public schools will be closed through Friday, March 27, in an effort to diminish the spread of coronavirus in our community.

6 tips for finding the right summer day camp

Make your summer camp research and selection process a little easier with these tips for finding a day camp that's a great fit for your family.

6 tips for choosing a quality early learning environment

I have dedicated 13 years of my career to building the brains of children and supporting their families here in the Valley. For many...

Black History Month: WORDS can change the WORLD

Well, this is awkward. I’m supposed to be recommending books for Black History Month, but I’m feeling pretty conflicted about the whole thing. It’s...

Essay contest: 20 Arizona fifth-graders will win $529 toward a college savings plan

The Arizona 529 College Savings Program has launched its first-ever essay-writing contest for fifth-graders. Twenty winning essayists — one from each of Arizona’s 15...

Teens can apply now for the Arizona Education Department’s Student Advisory Council

Arizona students in grades 5-12 can apply to be members of the Arizona Department of Education's first Student Advisory Council. The deadline to apply...

Tutoring can lead to free tuition at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix

It’s not every day you hear that a full college scholarship is available for doing something you need to do anyway. Imagine getting 100 hours...

Kindergarten Bootcamp helps kids/parents with school readiness — and it fills up fast!

It’s not all about nap rugs, snack time, shoe-tying and finger-painting anymore. Kindergarten is tough. Seriously. Not quite “Game of Thrones,” but tough. Today’s...

8 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s lunar landing

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of a milestone achievement in science --- the day America's Apollo 11 mission landed on the moon, and Astronaut...

Registration underway for Maricopa County Reads: A Universe of Stories program

Kids and adults can sign up now for Maricopa County Reads, the all-ages online summer reading program running June 1-Aug. 1. This year’s theme...

Raising Outdoor Kids: 5 eco-friendly family habits to adopt

It took a few trips to the grocery store before we remembered to grab the reusable bags we kept in the car. We’d get...

5 ways to celebrate Earth Day (April 22) in greater Phoenix

Monday, April 22, marks the 49th anniversary of Earth Day — a day to honor the environment that was first organized in response to...

Arizona Science Center’s “Mummies of the World” exhibit: Riveting, eerie and cool

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition at Arizona Science Center has all of the Egyptian mummification artifacts you learned about in grade school: sarcophagi,...



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