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Education top priority among AZ voters for 6th straight year

by Expect More Arizona

Despite Growing Healthcare and Economic Concerns, Education Remains Top Priority Among Arizona Voters Education remains the number one issue among Arizona voters for the sixth consecutive year, according to a recent poll of 600 likely voters. The survey was conducted Dec. 8-12, 2020 by HighGround, Inc. on behalf of Expect More Arizona. Education issues (28%) …

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Expect More Arizona’s Statement of Support for Prop 208

by Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona has spent a decade advocating for the policies and resources needed for every student in Arizona – regardless of their background, income, or zip code – to access an excellent education every step of the way. We have been part of efforts to build broad coalitions to develop bipartisan, P-20 funding solutions, which …

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Governor Ducey and Superintendent Hoffman Announce Additional Guidance for Schools

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Highlights from Press Conference Governor Ducey and Superintendent Hoffman participated in a joint press conference on July 23rd to discuss additional guidance for opening schools. While there is no longer a specific date by which schools must resume in-person instruction (previously it was August 17), schools are required to begin offering distance learning on their …

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BREAKING NEWS: Physical school openings delayed

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This afternoon, Governor Ducey announced a series of statewide restrictions designed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 – including a statewide delay of school buildings physically reopening until August 17. Under this new Executive Order, schools may start the school year remotely before mid-August, but in-person learning will not be permitted until August 17. This is a target date …

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Breaking down the Roadmap to Reopening Schools

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The typical school day has looked mostly the same for years. Until March, that is. When schools were closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders and teachers adapted quickly to care for and teach youth as effectively as possible. But today, school districts face the herculean task of re-configuring schedules, classes and procedures …

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Emergency Education Legislation and Baseline Budget

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Guidance for School Closures The Arizona House and Senate passed a bill to provide immediate guidance for schools as they navigate the unprecedented closures related to COVID-19. The bill is expected to be sent to and signed by Governor Ducey on Monday. House Bill 2910 outlines the steps to be taken on testing, scheduling, and …

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Parent and Community Resources for Arizona Families during COVID-19

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Learning Resources Resources for Teachers Community Resources Universities and Community Colleges Talking to Your Kids About Coronavirus Today Campaign A Message from Expect More Arizona Last updated 4/26/2020 at 3 p.m. If you have any updates or additions to this list, please send an email to info@expectmorearizona.org.   LEARNING RESOURCES Arizona Public Media and Arizona PBS: are partnering …

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audacious change needed in all of education

Media Statement: Governor Ducey’s 2020 State of the State Address

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While Arizonans can, and should, boast about our amazing educators, world-class universities, top tier schools and community colleges, award-winning programs, and much more, we are still not doing enough to ensure every student has access to an excellent education every step of the way. To highlight only the successes is to tell only part of …

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