Education News

Smart Talk for Smart Development

by Expect More Arizona

From birth to age 3, a child’s brain develops very fast—more than at any other time in life. To help children grow in ways that promote learning and reading and support later success in school, Read On Arizona developed Smart Talk, a campaign designed to give parents, caregivers and family members the tools and the …

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Show Your Love Through Literacy

by Judi Morellion

You have heard it said that “parents are their child’s first teachers.” Nothing could be more true. In addition to feeding, sheltering, and clothing a child, literacy is another essential aspect of parenting. There is no one in a better position to do that than parents. Parents who talk, sing, play, and read to their …

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What the end of legislative session means for education

by Expect More Arizona

The Legislature finished their 2017 regular session (sine die) on Thursday, May 10 after a 122-day session. The conversation this year was dominated by education issues, affirming the results of our December poll that showed education is the number one priority among Arizona voters. Following are some highlights as they relate to Expect More Arizona’s …

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Our schools should always be our first priority

by Liz Firmage, Southern Arizona Parent

Access to education is the fabric upon which this country was built. As a nation, we are going to fail unless we educate the next generation and prepare them to be future leaders, doctors, educators, and more. As a product of the public education system myself, I know first-hand the opportunities that a quality education …

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Arizona FY18 Budget Includes Dollars for Every Part of Education Spectrum

by Expect More Arizona

The legislature has officially transmitted its budget for next fiscal year (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018) to the Governor. Thank you to all of the supporters of education that took action to contact their legislators and share their priorities. These efforts helped ensure that dollars were included for every part of the education …

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Making Progress Together

243 organizations

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

80 thousand

supporters of the movement for world-class education in Arizona

96 percent

of Arizonans believe all kids deserve a world-class education

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