Education News

2021 Legislative Session Wrap Up

by Expect More Arizona

After 171 days and the third longest session in Arizona history, the legislature wrapped up the 2021 regular session on June 30. This has certainly been a year like no other, filled with contentious debates and tight vote margins on top of being in the middle of a global pandemic. That plus the additional state …

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Paying for College

by Achieve60AZ | College Success Arizona | Expect More Arizona

Getting a college degree can help unlock a better future with more employment opportunities and the ability to earn a higher salary. In fact, someone with a bachelor’s degree will make almost $30,000 more per year than someone who only graduated from high school. Not only is going to college one of the best ways …

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Resources for the LGBTQ community

by Achieve60AZ | College Success Arizona | Expect More Arizona

As Pride Month, June is a good time to demonstrate your support for LGBTQ students, educators and community members. We have compiled a list of resources that range from  LGBTQ student support to ways to make your classroom a more inclusive environment. Please share and let us know if there are any we missed. School/Teacher …

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College-Going Resources

by Achieve60AZ | College Success Arizona | Expect More Arizona

Getting into college – and paying for it – isn’t simple. There are so many steps, from testing to applications to financial aid. Thankfully, organizations all over Arizona are here to help. If you’re looking for college-going guidance, look no further! Check out these resources that can help with everything from writing a killer scholarship …

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What’s included for education in the proposed Arizona budget

by Achieve60AZ | College Success Arizona | Expect More Arizona

On May 24, 2021, the Arizona Legislature introduced a $12.8 billion proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2022. The introduced version of the budget is similar to a draft shared last week, with a few exceptions, including more funding for the universities and for a fourth year of Career and Technical Education. The legislature began hearing …

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