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Arbor Day Activity: Identify Your Favorite Tree

by Ashley Pedersen

Arbor Day has been set aside as a day to celebrate the importance of trees and to encourage communities to plant trees.  What makes trees such special plants?  Trees are not just big, beautiful plants; they offer some important benefits such as habitat and food for birds and other animals, shade for smaller plants and …

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Win Tickets to an Arizona Arts & Culture Destination

Win Tickets to an Arizona Arts & Culture Destination

by Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona has partnered with 24 arts and culture organizations across Arizona to show how easy it is to turn everyday adventures into fun learning opportunities. Now, we’ve created an opportunity to win tickets for your family to attend one of them for free! After exploring one of Arizona’s fun and exciting places to …

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Support Education By Making Your Voice Heard

by Expect More Arizona

As a supporter of education in Arizona, we want to make you aware of an upcoming event in your community. Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is hosting a series of public meetings called the “We Are Listening” Tour 2015. The tour has been coordinated by Arizona Department of Education staff and will stop …

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Standards Review

A Standards Review that Supports Teachers and Students

by Expect More Arizona

On March 23, Governor Ducey asked the Arizona State Board of Education to conduct a review of Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards. During a review, educators, content experts and the public provide feedback about what students need to know in each grade and in each subject. Once the review is complete, updated standards are …

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Working Together Benefits Young Kids

by Martha Muñoz

This week, early childhood professionals across the country are celebrating the Week of the Young Child. Community and classroom events are highlighting the crucial importance of the early years to a child’s lifelong success. But, they are also highlighting the importance of the partnership between parents and professionals in nurturing that success. The interactions between …

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Making Progress Together

117 organizations

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

55 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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