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Back to School Tips for Parents

by Expect More Arizona

The transition back to school can be an exciting yet stressful time for both students and their families. A little planning, some healthy conversation and access to valuable education resources can help ease any anxiety and get kids off to a great start! Get back in the routine. Re-establish bedtime, mealtime, reading and homework schedules. …

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Math

Understanding the meaning of math

by Becca Mahlerwein

Most of us probably recognize a basic algebra equation such as this: x + 4 = 13. Math teachers have been using similar equations for decades, and students have applied a procedure that has been memorized to solve for a variable. But, do we all know why the relationship between x the other values in …

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Governor Ducey’s Classrooms First Initiative Update

Governor Ducey’s Classrooms First Initiative Update

by Expect More Arizona

Council Meets to Discuss New Funding Model for K-12 Education We know many of your care deeply about education funding in Arizona – so do we. In fact, the issue is one of Expect More Arizona’s top priorities. We’re working to make sure every child’s education is adequately funded each step of the way – …

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Teacher Crisis

AZ teacher shortage: Education advocates say better pay, more respect deserved

by Expect More Arizona

Our President & CEO, Pearl Chang Esau, spoke to Fox 10 News about Arizona’s teacher crisis. “I think that the big picture is making sure teachers feel that their profession is respected and that they’re being fairly compensated for the really hard work that they’re doing.” Watch the video below. FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

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Avoid Clichés Like the Plague

by Expect More Arizona

A cliché is a word or phrase that has been overused in writing. Clichés such as “leave no stone unturned” have been used so much in writing that they have lost all their effectiveness. These phrases have become weak and meaningless. They usually contribute nothing to the message you are trying to convey and will …

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