Category Archives: Arizona Schools

What Are the Differences Between Charter Schools and District Schools?

The Phoenix area has so much to offer a homeowner. The weather is excellent, and the city is gorgeous. Unfortunately, when you’re trying to raise a family, the simple fact is that the state’s education is routinely subpar. Just last September, the state received a dismal D+ in a nationwide ranking of state educational systems. […]

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Summary of Governor Ducey’s Executive Order: 2020-41

The executive order recently given by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey will affect public and charter schools in Phoenix, AZ. The order, AZ Cares: Flexibility and Funding for Schools and Families Plan, is designed to provide schools with additional resources so they can successfully navigate the challenges presented by COVID-19. Following is a summary of the […]

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Our Approach to Homework

“Homework” the word can send a chill running down the spine. When many of us were kids, homework—and piles of it—were considered the norm. We’d go to school and learn new things, and then go home to face a pile of assignments meant to reinforce those lessons. For many families, homework became a source of […]

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Educational Resources for Families

While Arizonans are being urged to stay at home (and, honestly, who wants to be outside when it is 107 degrees out?), finding sources of education and entertainment for children stuck inside is important. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of educational resources families may enjoy during the summer. Reading, writing and virtual […]

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Kindergarten Readiness: The Skills Kids Need Going Into Kindergarten

Starting your child in kindergarten is an exciting time for everyone involved—but when your child is so young, how do you know it’s the right time to get them started? Will they survive and thrive, or will they struggle to keep up with the other kids? Kindergarten readiness in Phoenix, AZ can depend on the […]

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