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5 Ways You Can Help Your Child’s Teachers

by Expect More Arizona

With many students already back at school and the remainder starting in the next couple of weeks, Arizona’s educators are hard at work doing what they love – helping our kids succeed. Many parents aren’t aware just how much work teachers do while our kids are not in the classroom: preparing lesson plans, grading papers, …

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Expect More Arizona Receives $50,000 Grant From APS Foundation

by Expect More Arizona

EXPECT MORE ARIZONA RECEIVES $50,000 GRANT FROM APS FOUNDATION Funds will support continued outreach to parents and educators statewide PHOENIX (July 22, 2016) – Expect More Arizona has been awarded a $50,000 grant from APS Foundation in support of their statewide education efforts. The nonprofit organization will use the dollars to support their mission of …

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AzMERIT Cut Scores: What They Are and What You Need To Know

Pearl Chang Esau talks AzMERIT scores with 3TV

by Expect More Arizona

Preliminary results of the 2016 AzMERIT test were released June 30 by the Arizona Department of Education. Students in third grade through high school took the assessments during the last school year. Individual student score reports will be available to parents at the start of the 2016-17 school year. Pearl Chang Esau, Expect More Arizona …

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Support Education By Making Your Voice Heard

by Expect More Arizona

We Are Listening Tour 2016 State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Diane Douglas, is holding community meetings about K-12 education through the end of the year. Meetings are open to the public and are an opportunity to make suggestions about Arizona’s education policies. Meetings will be interactive Q&A sessions between Superintendent Douglas, Arizona Department of Education …

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AzMERIT Cut Scores: What They Are and What You Need To Know

2016 AzMERIT Scores Show Modest Improvements in Student Performance

by Expect More Arizona

Results released yesterday from the second year of AzMERIT testing show an increase in overall proficiency levels, compared to 2015 scores. Expect More Arizona applauds Arizona’s teachers and students for their commitment and hard work. Scores did decline in some areas, including eighth grade math. However, this is because high performing eighth grade students enrolled …

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