Making sure young children are counted in the 2020 census

Census 2020

Making sure young children are counted in the 2020 census

by First Things First

An estimated 5% of children under age 5 were not counted in the 2010 U.S. Census. That’s about 1 million young children, the highest of any single age group. This time around, U.S. Census officials are asking early childhood supporters to help close the gap and help ensure all infants, toddlers and preschoolers are counted. …

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Replace Expand Prop 301

2020 Bills to Replace and Expand Prop 301 – What You Need to Know

by Expect More Arizona

Overview Bills have been introduced this legislative session to replace and expand Proposition 301. Senate Concurrent Resolution 1002 would ask voters to approve an increase an increase in a sales tax for education programs. Senate Bill 1059 proposes changes to how the funds would be distributed, both if SCR 1002 is approved by voters and …

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Education Top Issue Fifth Year

Education Top Issue for Fifth Straight Year

by Expect More Arizona

NEW VOTER SURVEY RESULTS Expect More Arizona commissioned its annual statewide public opinion survey of 600 likely Arizona voters in November 2019. For the fifth year in a row, poll results show that voters believe education is the most important issue facing our state, above immigration, healthcare or the economy. Voters continue to consider teacher …

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Double Down on the Movement

Double Down on the Movement for World-Class Education

by Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona is celebrating a major milestone – our 10-year anniversary! We were created to be the leading voice for education in Arizona and to elevate education (early years through career) as a top priority for our state. We have been working to build the movement for world-class education – a movement to make …

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Mapping Arizona’s path to success – the teacher variable

by Expect More Arizona

Key Takeaways:  In today’s schools, teachers face large class sizes, lack of professional development and support and low salaries Arizona teacher pay ranks 49th in the nation; today’s elementary school teachers are making 14% less than in 2001 when adjusted for inflation Quality teachers are the most influential school-based factor in student success High teacher …

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