2017 NAEP Results: AZ Scores Highlight Need to Address Achievement Gap

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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Community support improves our teachers — and keeps them around

by Expect More Arizona

There are a lot of people with a lot of ideas about how to make education better. One Lake Havasu City couple is putting their money where their mouths are. Some time ago, Jerry and Cindy Aldridge donated $50,000 to the Arizona K12 Foundation to encourage teachers obtain professional development through the National Board of …

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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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FY19 Education Budget Priorities

by Expect More Arizona

Arizona’s education system – early education, K through 12, community colleges, and universities – requires continued, reliable investments over time. The current budget proposal is an important step forward. It represents a sizeable investment in education. Most important is the restoration of district and charter additional assistance by 2023, starting with $100 million in FY2019. …

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Q&A with Representative Udall on middle school math

by Expect More Arizona

Representative Michelle Udall, R-25, recently introduced HB 2477, a legislative bill aimed at improving middle school and high school math performance. Udall, a math educator and former member of the Mesa Public Schools board, is uniquely passionate about ensuring that all students in Arizona graduate prepared for the 21st century. She shared with Expect More …

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