Education News

Census 2020

Making sure young children are counted in the 2020 census

by First Things First

An estimated 5% of children under age 5 were not counted in the 2010 U.S. Census. That’s about 1 million young children, the highest of any single age group. This time around, U.S. Census officials are asking early childhood supporters to help close the gap and help ensure all infants, toddlers and preschoolers are counted. …

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Replace Expand Prop 301

2020 Bills to Replace and Expand Prop 301 – What You Need to Know

by Expect More Arizona

Overview Bills have been introduced this legislative session to replace and expand Proposition 301. Senate Concurrent Resolution 1002 would ask voters to approve an increase an increase in a sales tax for education programs. Senate Bill 1059 proposes changes to how the funds would be distributed, both if SCR 1002 is approved by voters and …

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Arizona Governor Budget Proposal FY21

Proposed funding increases good for AZ students; additional sustainable funding needed.

by Expect More Arizona

The future of our state is inextricably linked to the success or failure of ALL Arizona students. Voters seems to recognize this, as our recent poll results show education remains the top issue among likely Arizona voters for the fifth consecutive year, with teacher pay and education funding among their primary concerns. Governor Ducey’s budget …

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audacious change needed in all of education

Media Statement: Governor Ducey’s 2020 State of the State Address

by Expect More Arizona

While Arizonans can, and should, boast about our amazing educators, world-class universities, top tier schools and community colleges, award-winning programs, and much more, we are still not doing enough to ensure every student has access to an excellent education every step of the way. To highlight only the successes is to tell only part of …

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