Author: Devon McClellan


What’s in the Governor’s Proposed FY25 Budget?

On Friday, January 12, 2024, Governor Hobbs released her proposed FY25 Budget. In this proposal, there are several items that align with our belief that to move Arizona forward, we must move education forward. Education Forward Arizona’s mission is to advocate for and act on education improvements that advance the quality of life for all […]


Power Hour Recap: Arizona Education Progress Meter Deep Dive

Each month, Education Arizona Forward hosts Power Hours, where experts and guest speakers discuss pressing issues affecting education in Arizona and share opportunities to increase degree and certificate attainment in our state. During our August 2023 Power Hour, we took a deep dive into the history and methodology behind the Arizona Education Progress Meter, a […]


Education Forward Arizona Names Freeport McMoRan Foundation’s Tracy Bame as it’s 2023 Luminary Award Recipient

As president of the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and director of social responsibility at Freeport-McMoRan, Bame and her team develop strategies and programs that are laser-focused on building sustainable and resilient communities through the power of education Bame has led Freeport-McMoRan’s community development activities in Arizona for more than two decades and, through her vision, has turned […]