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Education Advances Everyone: A Look At Where Arizona Stands

by Expect More Arizona

#AZProgress Expect More Arizona advocates for the highest quality education for all children every step of the way – from the early years through college and career. In the course of our work people often ask us how Arizona is doing or how we can improve. The Arizona Education Progress Meter answers many of those …

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School districts across Arizona see small – and large – victories in AzMERIT scores

by Expect More Arizona

The second year of statewide AzMERIT results didn’t reveal many surprises for educators. Overall, scores for math and English language arts stayed steady for many grades, while some saw improvements. It’s too soon to draw any major conclusions from the 2016 results since this is only the second year Arizona schools have used the exam, …

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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – What it is and how it might impact you.

by Expect More Arizona

A quick history lesson: President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Elementary and Secondary Education Act into federal law in 1965 as part of his “War on Poverty”. The act not only funded K-12 education, but also emphasized equal access to education and established high standards and accountability. The act was also meant to reduce the achievement gaps between students. …

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FAFSA Season is Here

by Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education

FAFSA season begins on October 1st, 2016. If you have older children who recently started college, this may be earlier in the year than you remember. The Federal government is now allowing families to apply three months earlier than in previous years. And applying online is easier than ever! Students and their parents can now apply …

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Top five questions to consider when choosing your child’s school

by Expect More Arizona

During the school year, children spend close to half of their waking hours in the classroom. Not only is it a sizable portion of their day, but a student’s educational experiences will set the stage for the rest of their life. It’s no wonder, then, that so many parents fret over which school is best …

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