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Positive experiences at Quality First preschool impact all seven Scottsdale siblings

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Scottsdale siblings received early education at Quality First preschool and their positive experiences impacted the entire family.

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Quality First preschool helps Rio Rico girl fall in love with school

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Quality First preschool not only set up girl academically, but it set a strong foundation for socializing, which is so important at that age.

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Quality First scholarship helps Flagstaff girl access preschool with individualized attention

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Flagstaff family was looking for a pre-kindergarten program to meet the educational and developmental needs of their young daughter.

Quality First Head Start in Gilson Wash helps boy gain the skills needed to be ready for…

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Sebastian finished his year at Head Start, where Williams noticed that he not only plays well with others but has gained some self-control, can follow…

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Quality First helps prepare kids for school success

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More than 1,000 child care and preschool programs in Arizona participate in Quality First, a voluntary program to improve the quality of early learning in ways…

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Technology helps preschool teachers keep parents in the know

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Mobile app helps parents stay informed of their child’s preschool activities and helps child care centers communicate with parents.

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Quality child care: 6 things to look for in teacher-child interactions

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Teacher-child interactions that are stimulating and nurturing are an essential part of quality child care programs. Check out our 1-minute video for what to…

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Quality early education provides Glendale girl a path to success

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Maria Perez is a friendly and confident 7-year-old excited to start second grade at Saint Louis the King Catholic School in Glendale. She regularly…

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As Arizonans go back to work, young kids need quality child care

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Learn what is being done to improve the quality of child care and to increase access in urban, rural and tribal communities across the state.

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