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Quality First preschool sets up San Tan Valley boy for kindergarten success

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San Tan Valley boy didn’t just get by in kindergarten, he loved school and excelled in it.

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Quality First scholarship helps Coolidge boy become more independent

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Quality First scholarships help eligible families afford to send their child to quality child care centers and preschools.

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Family, friend and neighbor child care providers learn they are teachers, too

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Research shows that providing information and support to family, friend and neighbor to early caregivers can have meaningful positive impact.

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Maricopa mom attributes kindergarten success to parenting education program

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Mid-year of kindergarten at Butterfield Elementary School in Maricopa, 5-year-old Ruby Hoeh’s reading indicators were assessed. She was performing at a…

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Pinal grandparents find help to overcome toddler’s learning delays

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Carla Jones of Maricopa suspected that something was wrong when her grandson was just 2 years old. Little Kémon showed signs of learning delays, and mumbled…

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Grandparents rise to the challenge

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Proud parents of two young girls, Katelyn Redlin and her husband live in Maricopa but work during the day in Chandler. Soon after their second child,…

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Pinal brothers use Fun Van to prepare for kindergarten

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Eli Macias was a quiet 3 year old from Casa Grande when he started participating in the First Things First-funded mobile literacy program called Fun Van. Soon,…

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