Tips for Helping Your Child Prepare for AzMERIT

Tips for Helping Your Child Prepare for AzMERIT

by Expect More Arizona

Spring has arrived, which means we’re already nearing the end of another school year in Arizona. It’s time again to measure what students have learned and whether they are on track and prepared for the next step in their education. For some students, taking tests can be stressful and may involve emotions ranging from panic …

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Arizona PTA Day At The Capitol on March 22

by Expect More Arizona

Arizona PTA is hosting a Day At the Capitol on March 22, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Capitol Rose Garden. Participate in workshops to learn more about advocacy and legislative issues, meet with your elected leaders, sit in the gallery to watch the legislature in action, and take a capitol tour. …

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Key Highlights from Legislative Session

by Expect More Arizona

With the legislative session hitting its midway point, we wanted to provide an update on several key pieces of legislation that Expect More Arizona has been and will be advocating for this year. The following are highlights of important issues from our 2017 advocacy agenda that we are working to advance down at the Capitol and …

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Changes to Arizona’s A-F School Letter Grading System Announced – Feedback Wanted!

by Expect More Arizona

A-F Committee Recommendations Since 2010, Arizona has used an A-F letter grade system to measure school performance. Recently, the Arizona State Board of Education formed a committee made up of education officials, advocates and policy experts to update the A-F school letter grading system. The goal of the A-F Accountability Ad Hoc committee is to …

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Understanding the Impact of Desegregation Funding

by Expect More Arizona

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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