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Rural Voters Rank Education as a Top Priority Facing the State

by Expect More Arizona

In keeping with the statewide trend, voters in rural Arizona believe that education is the number one issue facing the state. This according to a poll of 600 likely voters in Cochise, Coconino, Mohave, Pinal, Yavapai and Yuma Counties. The survey was conducted Jan. 25-29, 2021 by HighGround, Inc. on behalf of Expect More Arizona. …

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Accelerating student growth through rural internet hubs

by Wes Brownfield, Arizona Rural Schools Association

In rural Arizona, internet connectivity – or lack thereof – has hampered student learning for years. And in a state where half of K-12 students attend a rural school, that divide is having a big impact on student growth and achievement. That’s why the Arizona Rural Schools Association has partnered with the Arizona Association of …

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YUHSD students complete CNA program in midst of pandemic

by Expect More Arizona

Even in the midst of a global pandemic and an ever-changing learning landscape, 35 Yuma Union High School District (YUHSD) nursing students passed their Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA) exams to earn their CNA license. These Career & Technical Education (CTE) graduates were again among the state’s best with a 95% pass rate. This, despite the …

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Details of Governor’s Proposed Budget for FY22

by Expect More Arizona

OVERVIEW While there are some incredibly impactful initiatives in the Governor’s budget proposal – like funding for early literacy and investments to accelerate student learning for those most impacted by the pandemic – there are persistent, systemic education issues that remain unaddressed. We still lack general fund support for early education; the formula to fund our community colleges …

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