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Proposition 305 – Expansion of Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Referendum

Proposition 305 – Expansion of Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Referendum

by Expect More Arizona

Background Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESAs) have been part of the school choice landscape in Arizona since the 2011-12 school year when they were originally created to serve students with special needs. Since then, ESAs (also known as vouchers) have been expanded to serve other students. To receive an ESA, parents of eligible children must waive …

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Two Step Action Plan for Education Funding in Arizona

by Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona has a deep respect and appreciation for educators. Given the fact that the future of our state rests on the shoulders of the students in classrooms today, we should be doing everything we can to place the highest quality teacher in every classroom and ensure they have the support and resources necessary …

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Q&A with Representative Udall on middle school math

by Expect More Arizona

Representative Michelle Udall, R-25, recently introduced HB 2477, a legislative bill aimed at improving middle school and high school math performance. Udall, a math educator and former member of the Mesa Public Schools board, is uniquely passionate about ensuring that all students in Arizona graduate prepared for the 21st century. She shared with Expect More …

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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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supporters of the movement for world-class education in Arizona

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of Arizonans believe all kids deserve a world-class education

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