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Read On Prescott emphasizing the importance of early learning

Read On Prescott emphasizing the importance of early learning

by Expect More Arizona

Third grade students in Prescott are already reading above the state average level. Knowing this, and examining countless other data points, helped the team at Read On Prescott to better understand where they are and where they need to go to create success in both their schools and their community. Read On Prescott is a …

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Using the Arizona Education Progress Meter to improve early literacy in Flagstaff

by Expect More Arizona

LAUNCH Flagstaff was created to improve educational outcomes for local students. LAUNCH (Learn, Advocate, Unite, Network, Contribute, Help) is working toward improving five key metrics, including: kindergarten readiness, third-grade reading, eighth-grade math, high school graduation and postsecondary attainment. It’s no mistake that these focus areas are aligned with the Arizona Education Progress Meter – the …

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Proposition 305 – Expansion of Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Referendum

by Expect More Arizona

Background Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs) have been part of the school choice landscape in Arizona since the 2011-12 school year when they were originally created to serve students with special needs. Since then, ESAs (also known as vouchers) have been expanded to serve other students. To receive an ESA, parents of eligible children must waive …

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Proposition 126 – The Protect Arizona Taxpayers Act

by Expect More Arizona

Background Earlier this year, a group called Citizens for Fair Tax Policy (which is funded by an arm of the Arizona Association of Realtors) collected enough signatures to refer an initiative, Proposition 126, to the ballot that changes the Arizona Constitution to prohibit a tax on any service that was not already taxed as of …

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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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supporters of the movement for world-class education in Arizona

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of Arizonans believe all kids deserve a world-class education

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