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Two Step Action Plan for Education Funding in Arizona

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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AZ PBS Politics Unplugged

AZfamily – 3TV & CBS5AZ – Politics Unplugged

by Expect More Arizona

Chris Kotterman with the Arizona School Boards Assn and Erin Hart with expect more Arizona talk about legislature passing bill to extend Prop 301, keeping an education sales tax in place. Ken Strobeck with the League of Arizona Cities and Towns talks about plan that would change how digital products and services are taxed. This …

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Pre-schoolers in classroom

The undeniable value of quality early learning

by Kelley Murphy, Director of Early Childhood Policy, Children’s Action Alliance

There is a wealth of research demonstrating the long-term advantages of high-quality early learning experiences in a child’s earliest years. Children with access to quality early learning opportunities are more prepared for kindergarten. They have increased vocabulary, better language, math and social skills, and more positive relationships with classmates. And, as they go forward in school and life, …

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Making Progress Together

338 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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