Education News


Put the Dream of Higher Education Within Reach of All Arizona Students

by Expect More Arizona

Statement by the Arizona Board of Regents Enterprise Executive Committee Eileen Klein, President, Arizona Board of Regents Michael Crow, President, Arizona State University Rita Cheng, President, Northern Arizona University Ann Weaver Hart, President, University of Arizona What do you want in life for your child? A good job, no doubt. A meaningful career. Self-reliance. Opportunity. …

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25 Years Strong: Teach For America Makes Indelible Mark on Arizona

by Expect More Arizona

Last weekend, more than 15,000 current and former Teach For America (TFA) corps members gathered in Washington, D.C. to celebrate 25 successful years of enacting TFA’s vision that, one day, all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education. This milestone commemorates 50,000 teachers and millions of student lives touched …

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School Funding

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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Arizona Education Progress Meter

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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Making Progress Together

179 organizations

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

70 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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