Category Archives: Small Schools

The Importance of Recess and Play at School

For many elementary students, recess is a one of the highlights of their day. We probably all remember the desire to get out of the classroom and play with our friends, just as many of us look forward to breaks from work or other projects. If your child declares their favorite part of the school […]

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The Value of Social and Emotional Learning

Students go to school to learn academics and skills they will need as they grow up. But students need to be ready to learn. That is why one of the jobs that children have is to learn to manage themselves in a variety of situations. Students often learn how to connect with others in school. […]

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The Advantages of Smaller Schools in Phoenix, AZ

Your children deserve the best education possible, which is why you should consider the advantages of attending a small school in Phoenix, AZ. Education research consistently indicates that student safety and academic achievement is better in smaller schools. In Arizona, the typical elementary school size is over 500 students (2009-2010 National Center for Education Statistics). […]

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How Does Arizona’s Public School Tax Credit Work?

The Arizona public school tax credit is a useful tool that allows Arizona taxpayers to choose exactly where some of their tax dollars are spent. Rather than sending a check to the state, you can redirect your tax dollars to directly benefit public school students and their schools. The tax credits are deducted dollar-for-dollar from […]

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