A Phoenix neighborhood mourns the potential loss of its character.
First Eight Years Are Critical To Children's Success
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Children’s Action Alliance president Dana Naimark is part of Build Arizona, a coalition of business and nonprofit leaders. She says if a child doesn’t possess age-appropriate skills by age eight, chances for a successful life decrease sharply.
"That certainly means for those particular students a far greater chance of school failure and of really struggling with their own incomes and their own careers all throughout their lives," Naimark said.