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Proposition 305 – Expansion of Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Referendum

Proposition 305 – Expansion of Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Referendum

by Expect More Arizona

Background Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs) have been part of the school choice landscape in Arizona since the 2011-12 school year when they were originally created to serve students with special needs. Since then, ESAs (also known as vouchers) have been expanded to serve other students. To receive an ESA, parents of eligible children must waive …

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Proposition 126 – The Protect Arizona Taxpayers Act

by Expect More Arizona

Background Earlier this year, a group called Citizens for Fair Tax Policy (which is funded by an arm of the Arizona Association of Realtors) collected enough signatures to refer an initiative, Proposition 126, to the ballot that changes the Arizona Constitution to prohibit a tax on any service that was not already taxed as of …

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Two Step Action Plan for Education Funding in Arizona

by Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona has a deep respect and appreciation for educators. Given the fact that the future of our state rests on the shoulders of the students in classrooms today, we should be doing everything we can to place the highest quality teacher in every classroom and ensure they have the support and resources necessary …

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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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NAEP Scores

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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Making Progress Together

345 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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