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How School Counselors Help Support Student Success

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How School Counselors Help Support Student Success

by Expect More Arizona

There’s a lot of talk about the need for more education funding at every level, but what does that really mean? What are the impacts of limited funding? How would significant new investments in education have an impact? What are examples of difficult decisions leaders make with stretched resources, and how does that affect students …

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Construction Company Promotes STEM Careers

How a Tempe-based construction company is getting students interested in STEM careers

by Fred Bueler, CHASSE Building Team

“But why?” If you’ve ever been around kids you’ve heard this question. Kids are curious by nature. At CHASSE Building Team we strive to answer their “why’s.” With projects happening in nearly a dozen school districts, CHASSE aims to be a great team with the students, staff, and community within our projects. But we go …

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Northern Arizona Community Engagement Manager

Expect More Arizona’s Northern Arizona Community Engagement Manager – 10 Things to Know

by Expect More Arizona

Jen Hernandez has been working with Expect More Arizona for four years. She has played an integral role in making education a top priority and building education advocates in both urban and rural communities throughout Northern Arizona. “This quote from Nelson Mandela best summarizes why I believe education and advocacy is so very important: Education …

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District Consolidation

The Pros and Cons of District Consolidation

by Expect More Arizona

Every year we hear talk about school district consolidation, but it’s a complicated topic, so we want to try to answer some common questions. As with most everything, there are both pros and cons. Q.   What’s the difference between school district consolidation and school district unification? A.         Consolidation is a general …

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Special Education Inclusion Done Right

Special education inclusion – how to do it right

by Candice Blakely-Stump at Coyote Springs Elementary School

Do you know how to eat an elephant? No, it’s not the beginning of a joke… it’s a metaphor. In education, inclusion of special education students is the elephant in the room. No one wants to talk about it, let alone tackle eating it. But at Coyote Springs Elementary School, we’ve discovered that the answer …

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