Category: Press Release

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AdviseAZ receives more than $500k to continue supporting college attainment across Arizona

AmeriCorps recently announced that AdviseAZ will receive more than $500,000 to continue its college access work in Arizona.   AdviseAZ is an AmeriCorps program that places current college students or recent college graduates in low-income (Title I) high schools and communities to act as near-peer advisers...


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Arizona Voters Prioritize Education over Politics [Full Press Release]

Voters Share their Priorities for Education, Encourage Candidates & Policymakers to Address Key Education Issues ARIZONA –June 14, 2022 – Arizonans continue to prioritize education and want every school to have great teachers and leaders, according to a recent statewide survey of 500 likely voters...


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Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Expands Native American Scholarship Program

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently announced a significant investment of $6 million to increase access to higher education for Native American students in partnership with Education Forward Arizona with a goal of helping 200 Native American students graduate by 2026...


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Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and Education Forward Arizona Award Scholarships to 38 Students

Thirty-eight students recently began the 2021/2022 academic year with funds and support to attend a college or university thanks to scholarships from Education Forward Arizona and the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation. The Education Forward Arizona scholarships, awarded to 15 Arizona high school seniors this year, provide up to $6,000 per year (renewable for four years) for educational […]


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Announcing Education Forward Arizona

Education Forward Arizona – is a reflection of what business, education and community leaders across the state are saying: If we want to move our state forward, we must move education forward. Our future depends on the success of our education system...


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Helios Education Foundation And Education Forward Arizona Launch College Engagement Scholarships

Helios Education Foundation, Education Forward Arizona and other community partners are implementing an initiative to re-engage students in their education and offer an incentive scholarship to eligible students. In order to address the unprecedented drop in student postsecondary enrollment in Arizona, Helios Education Foundation, Education Forward Arizona, and other community partners are implementing an initiative […]


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$2.1 Million To Support College Access Programs, Reduce the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Arizona Department of Education announced today that $2.1 million from ESSER II discretionary funding will be allocated to support student postsecondary access and attainment for programs managed by the enhanced organization of Achieve60AZ, College Success Arizona and Expect More Arizona...


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Arizona Education Progress Meter Data Updates Announced

Improved data processes offer clearer picture of education in our state;shows much work still to be done to reach long-term goals The Arizona Education Progress Meter has been updated with the most recent data for five of eight important metrics. In addition, process improvements have resulted in more robust data for the remaining indicators...


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New Tool Launches to Measure Progress Around Key Education Indicators

Expect More Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona announced today an unprecedented collaboration of government agencies, nonprofits, education and business groups from around the state that have endorsed a set of key metrics that support a shared vision for a world-class education in Arizona...