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Phil Boas: How Poverty Affects Arizona Preschoolers

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Monday, June 28, 2021 - 10:50am

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The Show regularly checks in with the Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about current issues facing the state and the region — featured in columns on the newspaper’s op-ed pages.

Childhood poverty is one of the clearest factors when it comes to education inequality and gaps in learning.

With more than 300,000 Arizona children living under those conditions, the challenges are significant and growing.

The Republic’s Sunday edition focused on how poverty affects the learning of kids up to 5 years old

The Show spoke with Phil Boas of the Republic to learn about their findings.

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Phil Boas
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