We look at an art project that launches Friday on an empty lot on Roosevelt Row. Handmade blankets will cover the lot, then be given to homeless agencies in the Valley.
Arizona ranks second to last in child well-being
“When kids don’t have a quality preschool experience, they tend to start kindergarten behind and it’s very hard to catch up,” Naimark said. “Being so low in preschool participation makes it very hard to achieve our third grade reading goals, our graduation rate goals, and for having a qualified top-level work force.”
the Kids Count rankings, from the Annie E. Casey Foundation show