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Education Forward Arizona In the News
At Education Forward Arizona, we believe that education is the fundamental driver of a more robust workforce and economy and our best lever for improving the quality of life for all Arizonans—that’s why we are working to advocate for and raise awareness of important education issues across Arizona...
Updated: 200+ Business & Community Leaders Ask Legislature to Address the Aggregate Expenditure Limit
More than 200 business and community leaders across the state asked the legislature to allow K-12 schools to exceed the Aggregate Expenditure Limit this school year. These leaders acknowledged that their success and the success of the economy depends on the strength of Arizona’s education system...
What’s in the Governor’s Proposed FY23 State Budget for Education?
On January 14 Governor Doug Ducey released his $14.25B proposal for the fiscal year 2023 budget. Priorities in the budget included education, water and public safety, among other issues. The budget, which has been touted as the largest in the state’s history, increases the rainy day fund by $425M to $1...
2022 State of the State: Addressing Ducey’s Education Agenda
Today the Governor delivered his 8th and final State of the State address where he laid out his vision for Arizona for the year ahead. We heard the Governor discuss his priorities of water, economy, education, public and border safety. The Governor called the state of the state “strong” and focused the theme of his […]
Updated AZ Education Progress Meter Data Show P-20 Pandemic Impact
Recently updates to five of the eight indicators were made to the Arizona Education Progress Meter, the state’s widely accepted framework for P-20 education. The Pandemic’s Effects on P-20 Education The data show that the COVID pandemic has had significant effects on every part of the education continuum, from early education to K-12 and postsecondary […]
AdviseAZ: College peers help high school students navigate the road to college
When the time comes to apply to college, the best guides can often be students who recently went through it. One of the ways Education Forward Arizona is working to help students attain a postsecondary education is through the AdviseAZ AmeriCorps program, which places current college students or recent college graduates in low-income (Title I) […]
Education Forward Arizona engages with leaders across the state
Since the launch of Education Forward Arizona in August, we’ve been eager to share our mission, vision and strategic direction with our partners in every corner of the state, so we decided to do just that with our recent Roadshow tour. In an effort to create awareness of our work and influence important policy decisions […]