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A new study release by ASU and Shared Hope International shows that the crime of soliciting sex from a Glossary Link minor in Arizona could more realistically be three months rather than the 24 years behind bars.

To read the article, go to: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2014/08/25/study-sex-trafficking-phoenix-low-sentences/14562839/

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Valley area law enforcement arrested at least one dozen men who are would be or current sex traffickers looking for new recruits.  You can read this article at:

 

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2014/08/22/phoenix-pimp-sting-facebook/14426917/ .

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Calling all Arizona Teachers...  Your students' feedback is needed.

LawForKids.org is currently searching for a new logo.  We have worked with a few designers to create some new logos and we need you and your students' opinions.  By providing feedback, your classroom has an opportunity to win a $150 Amazon.com giftcard.  To have your students vote for their favorite logo and provide us your feedback, complete the steps below:

Step 1 - ask your students to Click Here!

Step 2 - have your students rate the logos (5 Stars is the Best!) and type in their feedback

Step 3 - Under the details section - NAME - have your students enter their School Name/Classroom Teacher Name.  Please leave the email address BLANK.  Under NO CIRCUMSTANCES are your students to enter their name or personal email.  In the event this occurs, these submissions will not be counted.

Step 4 - Email this page - http://www.lawforkids.org/Law-For-Kids-News/votelfklogo - to your parents, teachers and others to get them to vote.  We really want to hear what the community thinks!!!

Step 5 - Repeat.  Students, parents and teachers can vote as many times as they want.  However, to be counted everyone must enter the School Name/Classroom Teacher Name.

Step 6 - Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to notify us that your classroom is participating in this competition.

The top school with most submissions - one from Elementary, Middle & High School - will receive a $150 Amazon.com giftcard.  Voting available till September 5th!

Questions? Please contact the This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Have multiple classrooms?  Just enter your Class Name next to School Name/Teacher Name/Class Name in the "NAME" field at the end of the webpage. SAMPLE BELOW:

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Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is joining other mayors in the southwest to raise awareness on the effects of bullying.  The Bully Project is a social action campaign that changes the culture of bullying to empathy and action.  To read the article about Mayor Stanton, please visit http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2014/07/22/phoenix-mayor-stanton-joins-anti-bullying-project/13000563/ .  For more information on the Bully Project, go to http://www.thebullyproject.com/about_the_bully_project .

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