Resources for the LGBTQ community

Resources for the LGBTQ community

by Achieve60AZ | College Success Arizona | Expect More Arizona

As Pride Month, June is a good time to demonstrate your support for LGBTQ students, educators and community members. We have compiled a list of resources that range from  LGBTQ student support to ways to make your classroom a more inclusive environment. Please share and let us know if there are any we missed. School/Teacher …

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What’s included for education in the proposed Arizona budget

by Achieve60AZ | College Success Arizona | Expect More Arizona

On May 24, 2021, the Arizona Legislature introduced a $12.8 billion proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2022. The introduced version of the budget is similar to a draft shared last week, with a few exceptions, including more funding for the universities and for a fourth year of Career and Technical Education. The legislature began hearing …

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How to Be Involved in How Your School District or Charter School is using COVID Relief Funding

by Achieve60AZ | College Success Arizona | Expect More Arizona

Arizona is receiving an estimated $4 billion to support K-12 education, the majority of which (90%) will go directly to school districts and charter schools based on their Title I funding allocations. Read more about this federal funding in our recent blog. Schools and charter schools are required to create a plan and engage stakeholders, …

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Understanding Arizona’s Federal COVID Relief Funding for K-12 Education

by Achieve60AZ | College Success Arizona | Expect More Arizona

The federal government has made funding available to all states to support COVID relief and recovery efforts. Arizona is receiving an estimated $4 billion to support K-12 education, $800 million for community colleges and universities, and additional funds from discretionary funding the Governor has available. The K-12 education funding is intended to be used to …

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mental health tips for teachers

Teacher of the Year Sara Wyffels: How I’m maintaining my mental health

by Sara Wyffels, 2021 Arizona Educational Foundation Teacher of the Year

There’s no doubt this year has been more challenging than any other. And as a result, it’s more important that teachers find ways to support their mental health. If you need some ideas, here’s what has helped me: Drawing boundaries: Teachers get asked to do a lot, in both their personal and professional lives. I’ve …

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