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How School Counselors Help Support Student Success

by Expect More Arizona

There’s a lot of talk about the need for more education funding at every level, but what does that really mean? What are the impacts of limited funding? How would significant new investments in education have an impact? What are examples of difficult decisions leaders make with stretched resources, and how does that affect students …

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10 Tips to Help Kids Avoid the Summer Brain Drain

by Expect More Arizona

Arizona is heating up, and you know what that means… summer vacation! While this summer may bring pool parties, barbeques and sunshine, don’t let your child’s learning take a detour. Summer is traditionally a time for fun. Every child looks forward to the last day of school and the impending ice cream trucks, family road …

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Construction Company Promotes STEM Careers

How a Tempe-based construction company is getting students interested in STEM careers

by Fred Bueler, CHASSE Building Team

“But why?” If you’ve ever been around kids you’ve heard this question. Kids are curious by nature. At CHASSE Building Team we strive to answer their “why’s.” With projects happening in nearly a dozen school districts, CHASSE aims to be a great team with the students, staff, and community within our projects. But we go …

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Northern Arizona Community Engagement Manager

Expect More Arizona’s Northern Arizona Community Engagement Manager – 10 Things to Know

by Expect More Arizona

Jen Hernandez has been working with Expect More Arizona for four years. She has played an integral role in making education a top priority and building education advocates in both urban and rural communities throughout Northern Arizona. “This quote from Nelson Mandela best summarizes why I believe education and advocacy is so very important: Education …

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District Consolidation

The Pros and Cons of District Consolidation

by Expect More Arizona

Every year we hear talk about school district consolidation, but it’s a complicated topic, so we want to try to answer some common questions. As with most everything, there are both pros and cons. Q.   What’s the difference between school district consolidation and school district unification? A.         Consolidation is a general …

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