What the end of legislative session means for education

What the end of legislative session means for education

by Expect More Arizona

The Legislature finished their 2017 regular session (sine die) on Thursday, May 10 after a 122-day session. The conversation this year was dominated by education issues, affirming the results of our December poll that showed education is the number one priority among Arizona voters. Following are some highlights as they relate to Expect More Arizona’s …

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State Board of Education Approves New School Letter Grade System

by Expect More Arizona

On Monday, April 24th the State Board of Education approved a new system of grading Arizona’s schools. Adjustments to the A-F school letter grade system were necessary given a variety of changes at the state and federal level, including the switch to AzMERIT and the replacement of No Child Left Behind with the Every Student …

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Arizona’s Students Deserve Better Than Last

by Expect More Arizona

A recently released report by the Morrison Institute for Public Policy offers further insight into the teacher recruitment and retention issues we’ve been hearing about for several years. The report covers a variety of factors that impact teacher recruitment and retention, a number of key facts in the preview focus on teacher pay. When adjusted …

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Arizona PTA Day At The Capitol on March 22

by Expect More Arizona

Arizona PTA is hosting a Day At the Capitol on March 22, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Capitol Rose Garden. Participate in workshops to learn more about advocacy and legislative issues, meet with your elected leaders, sit in the gallery to watch the legislature in action, and take a capitol tour. …

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Key Highlights from Legislative Session

by Expect More Arizona

With the legislative session hitting its midway point, we wanted to provide an update on several key pieces of legislation that Expect More Arizona has been and will be advocating for this year. The following are highlights of important issues from our 2017 advocacy agenda that we are working to advance down at the Capitol and …

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