Education News

Missing School Matters: Why You Should Keep Absences to a Minimum

by Expect More Arizona

How do you know if your child is missing too much school? It only takes two lost days per month to be considered chronically absent. That’s about 10 percent of the school year in Arizona, and while two days per month doesn’t seem like much, it can have a big impact on learning. In fact, …

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Arizona Eighth Grade Math Performance – A More Complete Picture

by Arizona Charter Schools Association

This past fall, when the statewide results of the 2016 AzMERIT exam were published, the eighth-grade math test pass rate was pegged at 26 percent. Though this figure is true for the students who took the general eighth-grade math exam, it does not represent all eighth-grade students in Arizona, because many students take advanced math …

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Proposición 301 – Lo que usted necesita saber

by Expect More Arizona

Nosotros no podemos repetir esto lo suficientemente: Arizona necesita una solución a largo plazo para aumentar la financiación de la educación (Desde Pre-Kindergarten hasta la educación postsecundaria), enfocándose en la equidad y en los resultados para cada estudiante. Además, creemos que una solución a largo plazo debe incluir la renovación y ampliación de la Proposición …

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Back to School Supply Drives and Backpack Giveaways

by Expect More Arizona

With the Fourth of July holiday behind us, many families are starting to get ready for the Back to School season which means it’s time for school supply shopping. Low-income families don’t always have the opportunity to enjoy back-to-school shopping with their children. School supply drives give the community an opportunity to help children in …

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Proposition 301 – What you need to know

by Expect More Arizona

We can’t repeat this often enough: Arizona needs a long-term solution to increase education funding (Pre-K through postsecondary), with a focus on equity and outcomes for every student. And, we believe a long-term solution must include the renewal and expansion of Proposition 301. Here is a little background and the reason we think Prop 301 …

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