Education News

Teacher Walkouts

by Expect More Arizona

We share the frustration that the State’s investments in education over the last decade have not adequately shown the support and respect that Arizona’s public education systems deserve. We are saddened that our teachers feel so disrespected and unsupported that they have chosen to walk out. An excellent teacher in the classroom is fundamental to …

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Making Progress Together – Spring 2018

by Expect More Arizona

The Arizona Education Progress Meter is being used as catalyst to drive conversations at the community level all across the state. For example, more than 35 local governments have issued proclamations in support of the Progress Meter goals. Additionally, a number of schools districts have adopted the Progress Meter and aligned their strategic plans with …

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Governor Ducey’s Teacher Pay Proposal – What you need to know

by Expect More Arizona

At a press conference last week, Governor Ducey outlined a plan to increase teacher pay by 20 percent over the next three years. This proposal is a big step in the right direction and better positions the state to address the long-term investments needed to meet the broadly supported Arizona Education Progress Meter goals. Arizona Education …

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2017 NAEP Results: AZ Scores Highlight Need to Address Achievement Gap

by Expect More Arizona

What is NAEP? The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is administered by the National Center for Education Statistics and is the only test that measures student achievement in all states. NAEP vs. AzMERIT NAEP reading and math tests are administered every other year to a representative sample of students nationwide and results focus on trends …

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Community support improves our teachers — and keeps them around

by Expect More Arizona

There are a lot of people with a lot of ideas about how to make education better. One Lake Havasu City couple is putting their money where their mouths are. Some time ago, Jerry and Cindy Aldridge donated $50,000 to the Arizona K12 Foundation to encourage teachers obtain professional development through the National Board of …

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Making Progress Together

321 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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