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A Rural Arizona Teacher’s Perspective on Education Issues

A Rural Arizona Teacher’s Perspective on Education Issues

by Louise Durant

I am what people consider a natural-born teacher. From an early age I found myself being drawn to the profession, teaching five and six year olds how to do cartwheels and somersaults in the hours before my own gymnastics practice. I ended up coaching through my 20’s and even when I entered the United States …

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5 Ways to Thank a Teacher

by Expect More Arizona

Teaching is the profession that makes all other professions possible. Educators at all levels strive to enrich and enlighten children; to encourage and inspire them in ways that will shape their future for the better. And whether or not you have children in school now, you probably had at least one teacher who made a …

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Fox News 10 – Newsmaker Sunday: Joe Thomas, Erin Hart

by Expect More Arizona

    FOX 10’s John Hook talks to Arizona Education Association President Joe Thomas and Erin Hart of Expect More Arizona about the movement for higher teacher pay and #RedForEd (Red for Education). This interview originally aired on Fox News 10 – Newsmaker Sunday on March 4, 2018.

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Incremental funding increases are good for Arizona’s students, but more resources are needed.

by Expect More Arizona

Our recent poll results show that education remains the top issue among Arizona voters, and that teacher pay and school funding are the leading concerns. Governor Ducey’s budget proposal prioritizes education, allocating the majority of available state funds to support K-12 education. Incremental funding increases each year, combined with meaningful policy conversations around our shared …

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Arizona universities launch initiative to combat teacher shortage

by Expect More Arizona

Most people can name at least one teacher who had a lasting impact on them. And that’s no surprise. Educators are dedicated, hard-working professionals with a passion for enlightening and inspiring young minds. Their influence can last a lifetime, and outside of learning in the home, they represent the biggest impact on a student’s success. …

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