Find out what is needed to improve Arizona’s education systems across the board

Find out what is needed to improve Arizona’s education systems across the board

by Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona, a statewide nonprofit education advocacy organization, and the Center for the Future of Arizona, a nonprofit organization focused on shaping the state’s future, announced new long-term education goals for Arizona. The goals were released as a part of the Arizona Education Progress Meter, a source for individuals to learn about how Arizona’s …

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Arizona Education Progress Meter Shows steep but ‘obtainable’ climb

by Expect More Arizona

If all goes according to a set of goals supported by dozens of Arizona education and business groups, the state’s elementary teachers will earn the national median of $56,000 in five years and most third-graders will read at grade level by 2030. Those are among the benchmarks that make up the Arizona Education Progress Meter, …

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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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Have you ever wondered what a school psychologist does all day? Here’s your answer.

by Amy Green, Cartwright Elementary School District

It’s been more than a decade since I first set foot in Arizona, after accepting my first job from a phone interview and finding an apartment online. I was trading the possible frostbite of rural North Dakota for the possible sunstroke of Arizona. My training at Minnesota State University Moorhead greatly prepared to me to …

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Teacher Appreciation Deals

by Expect More Arizona

May is Teacher Appreciation Month and many businesses across the state are offering discounts to celebrate our state’s amazing educators. Check out the deals below and let us know if there are others we missed and we will update our list.   As You Wish Pottery: Teachers receive a free family fun pass May 1-5. …

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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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