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Need quality child care for your infant?

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There are quality child care programs in communities across Arizona, and there are things you can look for and ask about to help you feel more confident in…

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Quality First center in Peach Springs preserving native language for next generation

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Research shows culturally-based early learning programs with strong native language programs positively influence academic, social and cultural development.

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In-home child care helps Buckeye boy test early into kindergarten

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With help from a Quality First scholarship, the Buckeye family enrolled their son in a licensed in-home child care, which serves children ages 1 to 5. The…

Quality First provides resources to help Arizona families find quality child care

Tools to help you choose quality child care programs

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The new QualityFirstAZ.com offers tools and information to help you find an early learning program that’s right for your family.

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Updated Quality First website offers new tools for parents seeking child care

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Recently revamped mobile-friendly Quality First website designed to get parents of babies, toddlers and preschoolers the information they need to find a…

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Changing the lives of families

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First Things First is sharing stories from Arizona families whose children were enrolled in a Quality First child care program and the difference it made.

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Quality First supports record number of quality child care and preschool programs

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Arizona has hit an all-time high for the number of child care providers participating in Quality First that meet or exceed quality standards.

Phoenix Quality First center helps children start kindergarten with skills to succeed

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The Family School in Phoenix participates in Quality First, which partners with early childhood providers to help young children be ready for kindergarten.

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Home-based Quality First center in Mesa helps ‘sympathetic soul’ excel

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The home-based Quality First center has a small family setting, a low number of children and a director passionate about early education and children.

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