Private Education in Tough Times

Game on

With a struggling economy, it seems people are tightening belts and rethinking budget plans.  Lawmakers and city leaders are still trying to hash out exactly how to deal with budget shortfalls, and more Arizonans are trying to weather the storm with a state unemployment rate of nearly 7 percent.  The push for fiscal prudence has also made it to Arizona’s independent and private schools, though so far those schools are fairing well..  KJZZ’s Tony Ganzer reports.

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Raising Kids: Water Safety


Where's your buddy?

Now, the next story in our series about raising kids in Arizona. Today the focus is on parents, and the importance of supervision around water. Earlier this week, a family in Glendale lost track of a 1-year-old boy, who then fell into a pond.  Rescuers revived the boy, but some first responders say situations like that in Glendale happen all too often, and some medical professionals are trying to change that.  KJZZ’s Tony Ganzer reports.

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Raising Kids: Clean Breathing


Today we begin an occasional series about raising kids in Arizona. We’ll look at some of the benefits and troubles associated with raising children in the state.  In the coming months we’ll address issues like safety, education, culture, and this morning we look at a health issue.  KJZZ’s Tony Ganzer reports that kids in the Valley sometimes have a hard time finding clean air.

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