Shared Messaging About Key Education Issues
Thank you for being an education champion! We appreciate your willingness to share our communications with your personal and/or professional networks to help be a megaphone for education issues. Each month, we will be providing a variety of tools – from sample social media posts, blog content, newsletter articles, talking points, and other resources – on a specific topic for you to repurpose and share throughout the month.
Let’s transform education statewide, together!
Education top priority among Arizona voters for 6th straight year
Expect More Arizona fielded our annual statewide poll Dec. 8-12, 2020. While it represents only a snapshot in time, results show that education remains the #1 issue facing our state for the sixth consecutive year. People care deeply about the things that impact them on a daily basis. Among Arizonans, this includes education issues such as teacher recruitment and retention, school funding, improving outcomes for disadvantaged students and more. You can find more detailed poll results here.
- Education remains the number one issue facing our state for the sixth consecutive year. People care deeply about the things that impact them on a daily basis. Among Arizonans, this includes education issues such as teacher recruitment and retention, school funding, improving outcomes for disadvantaged students and more. Learn more: bit.ly/VoterPollAZ.
2021 Arizona Legislative Session
The Arizona State Legislature reconvened on January 11, 2021. Expect More Arizona will continue to provide timely, accurate, nonpartisan information about what’s happening in education at every level so you can stay engaged in the conversation. We’ll also provide opportunities for you to take action on issues that align with our 2021 advocacy agenda.
- 2021 State of the State Address – Short and Light on Details
For more details about what the Governor said in his State of the State address at the beginning of this year’s legislative session, as well as our take: bit.ly/SOTSResponse.
- Details of Governor’s Proposed Budget for FY22
While there are some incredibly impactful initiatives in Governor Ducey’s budget proposal – like funding for early literacy and investments to accelerate student learning for those most impacted by the pandemic – there are persistent, systemic education issues that remain unaddressed. For more information about the education related items in the budget proposal: expectmorearizona.org/blog/2021/01/15/details-of-governors-proposed-budget-for-fy22.
- Q&A with the 2021 Arizona Teacher of the Year Sara Wyffel
Expect More Arizona sat down with the 2021 Arizona Teacher of the Year Sara Wyffels to learn more about how she got where she is today and where she wants to go. Check out what she had to say! expectmorearizona.org/blog/2021/01/05/qa-with-the-2021-arizona-teacher-of-the-year-sara-wyffels. (Share our posts on Facebook or Twitter).
- 2020’s Teacher of the Year Ambassadors reflect on the past year and what’s to come
Expect More Arizona asked the 2020 AEF Teacher of the Year Ambassadors what their year was like, and how it’s impacting their plans for 2021. Here’s what they had to say : expectmorearizona.org/blog/2020/12/31/2020s-teacher-of-the-year-ambassadors-reflect-on-the-past-year-and-whats-to-come (Share our posts on Facebook or Twitter).
Archived Content from Previous Months
- December 2020: Gearing up for Legislative Session and the Request to Speak System
- November 2020: National Family Literacy Month, Ways to Support Expect More Arizona
- October 2020: FAFSA and Vote 4 Education Webinar Series
- September 2020: COVID-19 Resources, Vote 4 Education Webinars, Hispanic Heritage Month
- August 2020: Elevating Teacher Voices and Vote 4 Education
- July 2020: Vote 4 Education and Teacher Survey Results Phase 2
- June 2020: Arizona Teacher Survey Results
- March 2020: National Reading Month
- February 2020: School Counselors and Public School Week
- January 2020: Annual Voter Poll Results
- November/December: Getting Ready For 2020 Legislative Session
- October: FAFSA
- September: Attendance Awareness Month