Five Ways AZ Teachers Make Schools Better

Posted on October 29, 2015 • Category: Teacher Pay



5 ways teachers make Arizona schools better: From piquing students' interest in science to putting in those extra hours of planning and prepping to ensure their pupils get the most out of a class, Arizona teachers often go above and beyond. In honor of World Teacher's Day, here are five ways teachers are trying to make Arizona schools better.

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A Chance to be Heard

Posted on October 21, 2015 • Category: Citizen Engagement



By Mindy Riesenberg

Tara Jackson remembers attending a program in Yuma when her daughter was about 11 or 12 years old. Jackson had to bring her daughter with her that day, so she ended up sitting in the room with her having lunch. It turned out that the topic was Arizona’s government, and a point made was that younger people needed to get more involved at an earlier age so they’re ready to vote by…

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Results + Funding = Success

Posted on October 21, 2015 • Category: Attainment



Education funding in Arizona is a hot topic and there are many opinions about how much money is enough, how to spend the money or where to get additional money. Fortunately, there is one thing most people have come to agree on – Arizona’s education system is underfunded. There are difficult but critical conversations taking place about how Arizona’s schools are currently funded, and possible reforms to the existing funding formula.

Expect More Arizona believes…

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