When you vote, consider our most vulnerable and disconnected youth

When you vote, consider our most vulnerable and disconnected youth

by Rhonda Etsitty, Association for Supportive Child Care

It’s hard for some Arizonans to imagine. But there are communities all over the state where families can’t get internet, or even reliable phone service. Most of us can’t picture going through life without that, but for many, it’s a daily reality. Driving to the top of a hill to get cell service; hour-long bus …

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What role do county school superintendents play in the school system?

by Expect More Arizona

Arizona voters elect county school superintendents. But how many understand what they’re voting for? County school superintendents have been around since Arizona’s statehood – they’re baked into Article 11 of the state’s constitution, and they have both mandated and optional duties. County school superintendents are one of the four levels of educational authority in Arizona. …

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What You Need to Know About School District Governing Boards

by Expect More Arizona

With elections right around the corner and more parents than ever tuning into school district governing board meetings, Expect More Arizona interviewed three school board members to learn about their experience serving on a governing board. Buck Crouch has served on the Sunnyside Unified School District (south of Tucson) board for 10 years. Desiree Fowler …

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Las Funciones del Consejo Escolar y Sus Miembros

by Expect More Arizona

El consejo escolar es una de las entidades con más impacto en la educación de sus hijos, ya que los miembros de los consejos toman decisiones cruciales sobre las escuelas de los distritos que representan. Es por esto que es importante que los votantes estén informados sobre su función, y que el día de las …

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