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Sophie Etchart writes:

Nonprofit Advocacy: A Responsibility to Speak Up

Education is a part of every nonprofit’s mission. But if we aren’t speaking up and taking a public stand on the social problems affecting our communities, how will anything ever change? And yet — the narrative surrounding nonprofit advocacy is one that has many of us walking on eggshells. We exist to solve specific issues — and […]

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How Workforce Development Will Help Reduce Arizona’s Teacher Shortage

Arizona has a critical teacher shortage: at the start of the 2017-18 school year, there were 1,968 vacant teaching positions, and 3,408 teaching positions are filled with people who don’t meet standard teaching requirements (Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association, December 2017). This problem disproportionately affects schools in under-resourced districts serving already marginalized communities – the […]

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Sophie Etchart writes:

What You Need to Know on Giving Tuesday

It is no secret that public education is in need of major support. Heroes like Save Our Schools AZ make that apparent simply by the name of their movement. It could be easy to feel defeated, or think that there is nothing else we can do. At Read Better Be Better, we believe that investing […]

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Sophie Etchart writes:

Introducing Dr Dave

For this blog post, we would like to introduce you to Dr. Dave, the RBBB robot. To us, Dr. Dave is more than just a mascot. The name is inspired by a real-life hero, who represents the foundation of our organization and values: Be Excellent and Be Kind. Dr. David Allen, PhD is (Founder & […]

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