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Lawmakers Aim Cuts at Funding for a Quarter Million Students

by Lisa Irish

Local funding that today provides more equitable services and opportunities for nearly a quarter of a million low-income and minority students in Arizona public schools has been targeted by Arizona legislators for reduction and eventual elimination. Christine Busch, the superintendent of the 11,800-student Tempe Elementary School District, which utilizes the desegregation funding, says the cuts, …

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FAFSA 101: The Parent’s Guide to Financial Aid

by Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education

FAFSA season began January 1.  If you are like me, a world-class procrastinator that agonizes at the thought of filing a tax return, answering emails, or getting car maintenance done, then you are not alone when it comes time to submit a FAFSA. Completing the FAFSA makes such a difference for the student in your …

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In the News: Arizona Education Progress Meter

by Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona recently launched the Arizona Education Progress Meter to provide a roadmap to world-class education in our state. The two groups’ leaders, Pearl Chang Esau and Lattie Coor authored a “My Turn” in the Arizona Republic to highlight the new tool and how it will …

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Be a Smart Shopper

by Daphne Munro

There are three tips that I think can make anyone a smarter shopper. Do your research. It’s amazing how much a little research can save you. Does your child know they can check a store’s weekly circular or ask a clerk when the next sale is coming? Tell them about the loads of information out …

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New Tool Launches to Measure Progress Around Key Education Indicators

by Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona announced today an unprecedented collaboration of government agencies, nonprofits, education and business groups from around the state that have endorsed a set of key metrics that support a shared vision for a world-class education in Arizona. The vision is that all students, regardless of …

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