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Two Step Action Plan for Education Funding in Arizona

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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NAEP Scores

2017 NAEP Results: AZ Scores Highlight Need to Address Achievement Gap

by Expect More Arizona

What is NAEP? The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is administered by the National Center for Education Statistics and is the only test that measures student achievement in all states. NAEP vs. AzMERIT NAEP reading and math tests are administered every other year to a representative sample of students nationwide and results focus on trends …

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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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Taking the Steps Toward Progress

by Expect More Arizona

Momentum continues to build around the Arizona Education Progress Meter as a nonpartisan framework for education in our state. Below are a few examples of how local governments, school districts and community organizations are using the Progress Meter to advance Arizona’s long-term education goals at the local level. We know that it will take local communities leading the way …

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Making Progress Together

341 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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