Smart Talk for Smart Development

Smart Talk for Smart Development

by Expect More Arizona

From birth to age 3, a child’s brain develops very fast—more than at any other time in life. To help children grow in ways that promote learning and reading and support later success in school, Read On Arizona developed Smart Talk, a campaign designed to give parents, caregivers and family members the tools and the …

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Our schools should always be our first priority

by Liz Firmage, Southern Arizona Parent

Access to education is the fabric upon which this country was built. As a nation, we are going to fail unless we educate the next generation and prepare them to be future leaders, doctors, educators, and more. As a product of the public education system myself, I know first-hand the opportunities that a quality education …

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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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4 Questions to Ask at Parent-Teacher Conferences

by Expect More Arizona

The academic success of every child depends not only on what happens inside the classroom, but also the support he or she receives at home. Therefore, a collaborative parent-teacher relationship is really important.   While parents are encouraged to regularly check in with their child’s teacher throughout the year, schools have also built in several …

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2017 Early Childhood Legislative Day

by Expect More Arizona

Early childhood champions are gathering to raise awareness of the importance of the early years at Early Childhood Legislative Day. Come hang out on the lawn and network with friends and legislators, as we show how early childhood development and health contribute to healthy children, third-grade literacy, enhanced economic development and strong communities! This is …

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Making Progress Together

243 organizations

are partnering with us to make education a top priority in Arizona

80 thousand

supporters of the movement for world-class education in Arizona

96 percent

of Arizonans believe all kids deserve a world-class education

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