Get the Money You Need for College by Texting Benjihttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/2176Education12/20/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/GXGNvYvC8KUGet the Money You Need for College by Texting Benji<div class="ExternalClassF89A1D45731A46DA80D720CE005472CA"><html> <p><a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYBsVoXjpkE&list=PL22YB12L5NbRm3VtTXnq10fjX8mgC4UKJ&index=5"><strong>Watch Bilingual Video</strong></a></p><p>Did you know that answers to your questions about FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) are only a text message away? You can just ask Benji, Arizona's digital FAFSA assistant. Benji can help you get the money you need for college.</p><p>Text Benji, and he will respond right away! He is available 24/7 to answer all of your questions about FAFSA. </p><p>Last year, students in Arizona left behind more than $65 million dollars in grants to go to college. Don't get left out! Ask Benji by texting 602-786-8171 today and get your FAFSA questions answered.​</p><p><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation
Complete Your FAFSA to Help You Pay for Collegehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/2179Education12/20/2021 3:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/MyGkzx2GAPQComplete Your FAFSA to Help You Pay for College<div class="ExternalClassF4487B04859448FFBD865B78C94F200F"><html> <p> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOIKhp7S73E&list=PL22YB12L5NbRm3VtTXnq10fjX8mgC4UKJ&index=4"> <strong>Watch Bilingual Video</strong> </a> </p> <p>Need help paying for college? FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Completing this online form unlocks money to help you pay for college.</p> <p>Filling out your FAFSA application can change your life and it only takes 20 minutes. It connects you to aid and resources you probably don't even know exist. </p> <p>You can complete your FAFSA today! Reach out to College Depot at Phoenix Public Library for help taking this important step.</p> <p>College Depot can help students graduate 100 percent debt free.</p> <p>So, don't wait… it's free! Get connected with resources to help pay for college. Submit your FAFSA today.​​<br><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation
Outstanding Phoenix Youth Leader of the Year Program Accepting Applicationshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/246Education12/6/2021 7:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/246/Newsrooom_Eduaction_004.jpgOutstanding Phoenix Youth Leader of the Year Program Accepting Applications<div class="ExternalClass7FDCF07173754812BA556307947C2526"><html> <p>The city of Phoenix Youth and Education Office is now accepting applications for the 2022 Outstanding Phoenix Youth Leader of the Year awards.  </p> <p>The awards recognize and honor the outstanding achievements of young people, enhance the perception of youth, and raise community awareness of their positive contributions.</p> <p>This awards program is open to any students currently enrolled in high school in Phoenix or live within Phoenix city limits. Here's how it works:</p> <ul> <li> <p>Two students will be selected as winners from each city council district and receive an award of $500.</p> </li> <li> <p>In addition, each district-level winner will be eligible for an additional $1,500 award if they are selected as the citywide winners.</p> </li> </ul> <p>Students interested in applying will need to write an essay, submit a recommendation letter, and proof of legal residence in the United States. Finalists will be interviewed by members of the community. District award winners will be invited to a luncheon sponsored by Rotary 100 and Salt River Project (SRP) where the citywide award winners will be announced.</p> <p>Eligible students can apply <a href="/education/outstanding-youth-leader" target="_blank">online</a> before 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2022.​<br></p> <br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationNewseducationEducation
City of Phoenix Youth and Education Office Invites you to Partner with a Principalhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/445Education9/7/2021 7:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/445/Newsroom_Education_015.JPGCity of Phoenix Youth and Education Office Invites you to Partner with a Principal<div class="ExternalClassCA8E7EB713E849C1A94DB58D19363A1C"><html> <p>​​Business and community leaders will be on their way back to school for the Partner with a Principal program, formerly known as Principal for a Day. During the weeks of Oct. 11 through Nov. 5, local corporate executives and community leaders will work alongside Phoenix public, charter and private school principals to actively participate in the school’s administration for one day. </p><p><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">After experiencing the life of a school principal for a day, the principals and their executive counterparts will discuss how local businesses, community leaders and schools can form lasting partnerships to improve the quality of education, workplace readiness and leadership development programs in Phoenix.</span></p><p><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;"></span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">Those interested in participating in the city's Partner with a Principal program, can register online at <a href="/education/principal-for-a-day" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/education​</a>. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Sept. 29. All participants must attend a virtual information session also on Sept. 29, at 4 p.m. </span></p>​ <span aria-hidden="true" id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationNewseducationEducation
Help Your Child be Ready for School Success https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/1985Education7/13/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/9bWqkykbQ1MHelp Your Child be Ready for School Success <div class="ExternalClass6FED1F53011D4D7AB1156AF6861E5EAC"><html> <p>​​Every year, I look forward to welcoming our new kindergarteners.</p><p>Kindergarten is a big step in your child's education, and there are things you can do this summer to help them get ready for that exciting first day of kinder.</p><p>Your Phoenix Public Library has great summer programs like Kindergarten Boot Camp and Story Times. There are also fun activities that you can do at home.</p><p>Have a regular bedtime and morning routines. Encourage their independence, like washing their hands by themselves. Scribble and draw on paper with crayons. Make time to read together for at least 20 minutes a day.</p><p>Go to <a href="https://www.firstthingsfirst.org/" target="_blank">FirstThingsFirst.org</a> for more ways to help your child be ready for school success.</p><p>For more information, visit <a href="/education/schools" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/education/schools</a> ​. ​</p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation
Summer Learninghttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/1951Education6/15/2021 3:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/UoolD0OPHasSummer Learning<div class="ExternalClassA958622E0EC0417685D5D5D6F6BEB4A4"><html> <p>Summer is a great time for family fun. If your child is about to start kindergarten, it can also be a great time to get ready for that first day of school. </p> <p>Your Phoenix public library has programs to help, including Kindergarten Bootcamp and Tools for School.</p> <p>You can also stop by one of four Phoenix Families First Resource Centers, which are supported by First Things First, for fun activities and helpful information. </p> <p>If your four- or five-year old is due to start kindergarten this year, don't wait. Enroll today by calling your local elementary school. It's a big step to school success.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="/education/schools" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/education/schools</a>.<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation
Get Your Kids Kindergarten Readyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/1907Education5/18/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/Ln3s_8eLt-oGet Your Kids Kindergarten Ready<div class="ExternalClassAB8965F6070147A2B100A562C54B1452"><html> <p>​<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=NJbAsjU7OeE" target="_blank"><strong>Watch bilingual video</strong></a><br></p> <p>Kindergarten is a big step in your child's education, but you are your child's first teacher.</p> <p>If you are the parent of a baby, toddler or a preschooler, there are things you can do now to help them be ready for that first day of K. Like reading together daily. </p> <p>Visit your local Phoenix public library to get a free library card, you can also join in on Storytimes and other early childhood programs.</p> <p>Go to <a href="https://www.firstthingsfirst.org/" target="_blank">FirstThingsFirst.org​</a> for more ways to help your child be ready to take that first big step to school success.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="/education/schools" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/education/schools</a>.​<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation
Outstanding Youth Winners Announced During Virtual Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/1884Education5/7/2021 8:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/PtCmBre99FoOutstanding Youth Winners Announced During Virtual Event<div class="ExternalClass496DF897DDF342A594995DDE797B682F"><html> <p>Eighteen students that live in Phoenix or attend Phoenix schools were selected from dozens of applicants as the 2021 Outstanding Young Men/Young Women (OYMYW)​ of the year.<br></p><p>​Each district winner received $500. The two overall winners were awarded an additional $1,500.​</p>​ <br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation



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