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Find out what is needed to improve Arizona’s education systems across the board

by Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona, a statewide nonprofit education advocacy organization, and the Center for the Future of Arizona, a nonprofit organization focused on shaping the state’s future, announced new long-term education goals for Arizona. The goals were released as a part of the Arizona Education Progress Meter, a source for individuals to learn about how Arizona’s …

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Arizona Education Progress Meter Shows steep but ‘obtainable’ climb

by Expect More Arizona

If all goes according to a set of goals supported by dozens of Arizona education and business groups, the state’s elementary teachers will earn the national median of $56,000 in five years and most third-graders will read at grade level by 2030. Those are among the benchmarks that make up the Arizona Education Progress Meter, …

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Fact Check: Does Arizona Rank Last in Teacher Pay?

by Expect More Arizona

What we’re looking at: Where Arizona stands in state rankings based on the median salary for teachers. THE MEDIA: Internet. WHO SAID IT: Erin Hart. TITLE: Chief Operating Officer for Expect More Arizona. THE COMMENT: “When you look at median pay for teachers, Arizona is 50th.” THE FORUM: Interview with The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com on Dec. …

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Newsmaker Sunday: Erin Hart talks teacher retention and recruiting

by Expect More Arizona

Erin Hart, COO of Expect More Arizona, talks with John Hook on Fox 10’s Newsmaker Sunday, about teacher retention and recruiting and education in Arizona. YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO WEIGH IN It’s your turn to take action. Use our tool to send a quick message to your elected leaders to encourage them to make teacher pay …

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Expect More Arizona Receives $50,000 Grant From APS Foundation

by Expect More Arizona

EXPECT MORE ARIZONA RECEIVES $50,000 GRANT FROM APS FOUNDATION Funds will support continued outreach to parents and educators statewide PHOENIX (July 22, 2016) – Expect More Arizona has been awarded a $50,000 grant from APS Foundation in support of their statewide education efforts. The nonprofit organization will use the dollars to support their mission of …

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Pearl Chang Esau talks AzMERIT scores with 3TV

by Expect More Arizona

Preliminary results of the 2016 AzMERIT test were released June 30 by the Arizona Department of Education. Students in third grade through high school took the assessments during the last school year. Individual student score reports will be available to parents at the start of the 2016-17 school year. Pearl Chang Esau, Expect More Arizona …

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Our Turn: The Prop. 123 lesson we shouldn’t learn

by Pearl Chang Esau and Thomas Franz

An open letter to Arizona education supporters: Arizona’s educators and students are our state’s greatest resource, and regardless of how you voted on Proposition 123, we deeply appreciate your daily efforts to ensure every student has access to a world-class education. Over the last six months, we heard from hundreds of people around the state on both sides of the Prop. 123 debate. Expect More …

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