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By Expect More Arizona Showing up for school has a huge impact on a student’s academic success starting in kindergarten and continuing through high school. Even as children grow older and more independent, families play a key role in making sure students get to school...read more
By Christina Katz When most parents think of school theater programs, they may think of their child on stage in the spotlight. But theater programs offer many more opportunities than what an audience sees up on stage. While dramatically-inclined kids can certainly...read more
By CeCe Vance Wilson As far back as I can remember, I would hear about parents leaving their children with their grandparents in pursuit of a job in another city or state, and the parent would send money home to help support the whole family as they remained part of...read more
Choosing high quality childcare for your family is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Research indicates that children who have spent time in a high quality early learning program have better math, language, and social skills as they enter school,...read more
By Tanni Haas, Ph.D. Like most parents, you probably remember fondly the first time you had your toddler in your lap, reading a children’s book with big, beautiful illustrations and simple words like Goodnight Moon or Brown Bear, Brown Bear: Where Are You? I remember...read more