Education News


Questions to Ask at Parent-Teacher Conferences

by Expect More Arizona

As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher and most important champion as he or she progresses from preschool through postsecondary education. Family involvement and encouragement are critical to your child’s academic success. In fact, research shows that students with actively engaged families are more likely to miss fewer days of school, have better …

Read more

Tips to Help Your Child Write & Direct a Commercial

by Josh Kasselman

My 5-year-old daughter’s curiosity about my work in commercial and film production has grown big time in recent months. She sees me packing up camera and lighting gear and asks where I’m going today, who I’m working with, when I’ll be editing what I’ve shot, and (inevitably) whether there’s a role for her in any …

Read more

Initial Recommendations from Governor’s Classrooms First Initiative Council

by Expect More Arizona

Yesterday, after dialogue and input from experts, Governor Ducey’s Classrooms First Initiative Council released their initial recommendations (download PDF) to update and simplify Arizona’s K-12 school funding formula. There is broad agreement that the funding formula must be simplified and that we need additional funding to ensure a world-class education for all Arizona students. We …

Read more

ASU a Nationwide Model of Excellence

by Glenn Hamer & Pearl Chang Esau

Arizona State University was just named the nation’s Most Innovative University by U.S. News & World Report. If college is about preparing for the future, ASU students couldn’t find themselves at a better institution. This recognition matters. ASU topped the likes of Harvard, Stanford and MIT, which should make national opinion-makers stand up and take …

Read more

The Importance of a Millennial’s Vote

by Nick Meyers

There is a time-honored tradition of passing on the responsibility of safe-guarding cultural ideals from generation to generation. It is a tradition that dates back to our country’s founding when young, idealistic men laid down the framework for a country rooted in personal liberty. Thanks to those political pioneers, we have watched this country progress …

Read more

Making Progress Together

154 organizations

are partnering with us to make education a top priority in Arizona

70 thousand

supporters of the movement for world-class education in Arizona

93 percent

of Arizonans believe all kids deserve a world-class education

Previous Next