Education News

4 Questions to Ask at Parent-Teacher Conferences

by Expect More Arizona

The academic success of every child depends not only on what happens inside the classroom, but also the support he or she receives at home. Therefore, a collaborative parent-teacher relationship is really important.   While parents are encouraged to regularly check in with their child’s teacher throughout the year, schools have also built in several …

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Understanding the Impact of Desegregation Funding

by Expect More Arizona

Local funding, known as desegregation funding, 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 for reduction and eventual elimination by Arizona legislators several times. Christine Busch, the superintendent of the 11,800-student Tempe Elementary School District, which utilizes the desegregation …

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About Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs)

by Expect More Arizona

There are currently two bills, SB1431 and HB2394, being considered in the legislature, which would expand Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs), also known as school vouchers, to every K-12 student in Arizona over three years. While we are supportive of school choice where it advances an excellent education for every student, we are concerned about the …

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Free Workshop: Become an Education Advocate

by Expect More Arizona

In Arizona, we have dedicated educators and hard-working students, but they can’t do it alone. Our children are counting on us to make sure education is a top priority for our elected leaders. It’s easy to advocate for your child, your school, and all kids in Arizona. Join us for this informative training on the …

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2017 Early Childhood Legislative Day

by Expect More Arizona

Early childhood champions are gathering to raise awareness of the importance of the early years at Early Childhood Legislative Day. Come hang out on the lawn and network with friends and legislators, as we show how early childhood development and health contribute to healthy children, third-grade literacy, enhanced economic development and strong communities! This is …

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