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5 Ways to Thank a Teacher

by Expect More Arizona

Teaching is the profession that makes all other professions possible. Educators at all levels strive to enrich and enlighten children; to encourage and inspire them in ways that will shape their future for the better. And whether or not you have children in school now, you probably had at least one teacher who made a …

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A First Look at What’s Inside the Proposed Arizona Budget for Education

by Expect More Arizona

In the budget proposal recently released by Arizona lawmakers, we are beginning to see the impact you have made by advocating for education funding. Expect More Arizona is encouraged by much of what is included in the budget, but your help is still needed to ensure priorities like delaying the implementation of Current Year Funding and increasing funding …

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Prop 123: A Step in the Right Direction

by Expect More Arizona

We know good people who are dedicated to supporting education in Arizona on both sides of the Prop 123 debate. As we’ve been thinking about the issue, we’ve put ourselves in the shoes of teachers and students across the state. Our schools have been under-resourced for far too long, our students don’t have updated textbooks, …

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Earth Day Activities for Families

by Expect More Arizona

Did you know that the average American generates four pounds of trash every day? And uses a whopping 100 gallons of water in that same day? It’s pretty eye opening to consider how those two things alone impact our environment. That’s why Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970. And it’s just as important now …

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Today We’ll Build Writing Skills Through Abstract Art

by Expect More Arizona

Joan Miró (1893-1983) is a Spanish artist who painted with beautiful lines, shapes, and bright colors. His art inspires the imagination with abstract figures, bold colors and interesting shapes. Today marks the anniversary of his 123rd birthday. We at the Phoenix Center for the Arts encourage you to celebrate this world-renowned abstract painter by helping …

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185 organizations

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

75 thousand

supporters of the movement for world-class education in Arizona

93 percent

of Arizonans believe all kids deserve a world-class education

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