Accelerating student growth through rural internet hubs

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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SB 1452 is bad for students. Take Action Today!

by Expect More Arizona

Last updated 2/26/2021 The Arizona House of Representatives will soon be considering a bill that could have devastating consequences for public schools. Senate Bill 1452 (Arizona empowerment scholarships accounts; revisions) passed out of the Senate on Monday, February 15, and was transmitted to the House, where it will first be heard by the House Ways …

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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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2021 State of the State Address – Short and Light on Details

by Expect More Arizona

2021 State of the State Summary Rather than the usual pomp and circumstance involved with the annual State of the State address, Governor Ducey delivered a shorter than usual speech virtually, acknowledging that Arizona is still in the midst of a raging pandemic. And, as expected, most of the remarks centered around the COVID-19 pandemic …

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