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Echo students to study for their Mutt-i-grees

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  • Polly Baughman/Paradise Valley Unified School District

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Echo Mountain Primary and Intermediate Schools have brought another first to the district.

In partnership with Grand Canyon University, Echo Mountain will be implementing the Mutt-i-grees curriculum – a new, innovative program that builds on children’s affinity for animals.

Echo students to study for their Mutt-i-grees boy-hugging-dog2InsideStudies show that children do better in school when they are socially and emotionally competent, traits that can be fostered by caring for animals and through the Mutt-i-grees curriculum.