Expect More Arizona’s FY18 Budget Priorities

Expect More Arizona’s FY18 Budget Priorities

by Expect More Arizona

Think establishing a household budget with your family is tough? Try managing the varied interests of nearly 7 million people. Setting a budget for a state as diverse as Arizona is an unenviable task. The state budgeting process for next fiscal year (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018) is currently underway. The Governor and …

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Understanding the Impact of Desegregation Funding

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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 and 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 …

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Fact Check: Does Arizona Rank Last in Teacher Pay?

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What we’re looking at: Where Arizona stands in state rankings based on the median salary for teachers. THE MEDIA: Internet. WHO SAID IT: Erin Hart. TITLE: Chief Operating Officer for Expect More Arizona. THE COMMENT: “When you look at median pay for teachers, Arizona is 50th.” THE FORUM: Interview with The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com on Dec. …

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Newsmaker Sunday: Erin Hart talks teacher retention and recruiting

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Erin Hart, COO of Expect More Arizona, talks with John Hook on Fox 10’s Newsmaker Sunday, about teacher retention and recruiting and education in Arizona. YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO WEIGH IN It’s your turn to take action. Use our tool to send a quick message to your elected leaders to encourage them to make teacher pay …

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