July 2024

How to find free money for college THIS year
Arizona’ Family, July 12 2024

Upping Arizona college enrollment could mean $5B economic gain, group says
Arizona Daily Star, July 9 2024

May 2024

FAFSA completion rates up in Tucson area
KOLD-TV, May 16 2024

Opinion: It’s FAFSA Season: Don’t leave money on the table
Ahwatukee Foothills News, May 16 2024

April 2024

Coconino Voices: Northern Arizona has everything to gain
Arizona Daily Sun, April 13, 2024

March 2024

Most Arizonans agree post-secondary education a must
Arizona Capitol Times, March 29, 2024

The Daily Agenda: Retaining a thriving workforce
Tucson Agenda, March 25, 2024

Rose: The importance of investing in education
Daily Independent, March 18, 2024

Listen to voters – education after high school matters
Arizona Capitol Times, March 13, 2024

February 2024

Guest Column: Arizona is all in for postsecondary education
Yuma Sun, February 28, 2024

Voters Agree Education Beyond High School Critical for State’s Success
Arizona Capitol Times, February 27, 2024

Increasing postsecondary education in Arizona to help economy
Arizona Herald, February 18, 2024

Poll: Strong majority in AZ values postsecondary education
Public News Service, February 16, 2024

Arizona’s Achieve60AZ Initiative: A Highway to Prosperity through Higher Education
BNN Breaking, February 16, 2024

Why Arizona is all in for postsecondary education
Phoenix Business Journal, February 14, 2024

Arizonans show big support for higher education in new poll
Arizona Daily Star, February 8, 2024

January 2024

Education Forward Hosts Annual Leadership Symposium
Gila River Indian News, January 19, 2024

November 2023

Arizona opinion: More post-secondary education is vital
Arizona Daily Star, November 2, 2023

First-of-its-kind chatbot tool uses AI technology to deliver real-time support to students as they fill out financial aid applications
Queen Creek Sun Times, November 1, 2023

October 2023

Education leaders, programs honored in Scottsdale
Scottsdale Independent, October 31, 2023

Increasing postsecondary enrollment could generate billions of dollars in Arizona
KJZZ, October 12, 2023

New report: Less than half of Arizonans are going to college after high school
Arizona’s Family, October 2, 2023

September 2023

Arizona’s economic future depends on boosting postsecondary education
Phoenix Business Journal, September 29, 2023

Business Leaders Commit to Significantly Advance the Numbers of Arizonans Pursuing Higher Education and Training Opportunities
InBusiness, September 23, 2023

More than half of Arizona’s high school grads aren’t going to college, data shows
AZ Central, September 22, 2023

Arizona Career Development Group Strengthens Advocacy for Education Attainment
InBusiness, September 18, 2023

Phoenix-based nonprofit awards $2.3M in scholarships, helps 500 Arizona students
Daily Independent, September 14, 2023

August 2023

Fewer than half of Arizona’s high school students enroll in college
ABC15, August 14, 2023

Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee awards scholarships to high school students
Arizona’s Family, August 9, 2023

July 2023

Data reveals less than half of AZ students are advancing their education past high school
Queen Creek Sun Times, July 31, 2023

Free college credits for high schoolers? What to know about Arizona’s dual enrollment program
AZ Central, July 25, 2023

June 2023

Last chance to apply for a pandemic-related scholarship for Arizona students
Arizona‘s Family, June 30, 2023

How will the US Supreme Court decision to end affirmative action affect Arizona?
AZ Central, June 29, 2023

His parents didn’t graduate, but he’s headed to an Ivy. What made a difference for him
AZ Central, June 22, 2023

Think a high school diploma is enough to secure a career in Arizona? Think again
AZ Central, June 21, 2023

Arizona’s college education shortage
Arizona PBS, June 19, 2023

Arizona education leaders unveil ‘Everything to Gain’ campaign about importance of post-high school education
Cronkite News , June 15, 2023

Universities award more degrees, but fewer to local residents
Arizona Capitol Times, June 15, 2023

AWC presidents partner with Education Forward Arizona to amplify united call to action
Yuma Daily News, June 8, 2023

How Native American Students Can Get College Scholarships in Arizona
The Copper Courier, June 2, 2023

May 2023

Class of 2023: How many Arizona graduates will continue education?
13 News, May 31, 2023

April 2023

Ak-Chin, Gila River students eligible for scholarship
In Maricopa Magazine, April 26, 2023

New education report looks at college enrollment
Arizona PBS, April 25, 2023

Enrollment declines threaten the economic futures of college towns
Higher Ed Dive, April 24, 2023

Former Glendale Community College president returns to education field
Daily Independent, April 19, 2023

Preschools set kids up for success but access is limited in Arizona
KTAR News, April 3, 2023

March 2023

Native American students in Arizona invited to apply for 150 college scholarships
Daily Independent, Mar. 31, 2023

Report looks at economic benefits of AZ high education
Arizona Daily Sun, Mar. 22, 2023

Arizona could get ‘billions’ by improving college graduation rates
Daily Independent, Mar. 17, 2023

Boosting Arizona college could mean billions in economic impact
Axios Phoenix, Mar. 9, 2023

Dual enrollment opens the door to college
Arizona Capitol Times, Mar. 08, 2023

New study says more people going to college could benefit Arizona’s Economy
KGUN Tuscon, Mar. 7, 2023

February 2023

My View: Arizona lawmakers must stop holding school funding hostage
Phoenix Business Journal, Feb. 2, 2023

Arizona Opinion: Lawmakers must stop holding school funding hostage
Arizona Daily Star, Feb. 2, 2023

Arizona Voices: State lawmakers must stop holding school funding hostage
Arizona Daily Sun, Feb. 1, 2023

Rich Nickel joins Mike to discuss his thoughts on the ESA expansion and the Aggregate Expenditure Limit
KTAR News, Feb. 1, 2023

January 2023

Arizona lawmakers must stop holding school funding hostage. Now
AZ Central, Jan. 31, 2023

State-by-state teacher shortages (and what they’re doing about it)
NewsNation, Jan. 27, 2023

Super Bowl Host Committee hosts STEAM experience for kids
Peoria Times, Jan. 21, 2023

Local kids take part in ‘100 Yards of Education’ STEM event
Yahoo! Sports, Jan. 11, 2023

Local kids take part in ‘100 Yards of Education’ STEM event
ABC15, Jan. 11, 2023

Arizona teacher shortage worsens
Payson Roundup, Jan. 10, 2023

Gov. Hobbs shares education priorities in State of the State
AZ Ed News, Jan. 9, 2023

1,000 students expected at Glendale STEM education event
Glendale Independent, Jan. 7, 2023

In the News: 2022

December 2022

It’s time to address school spending limit
Arizona Capitol Times, Dec. 9, 2022

Top Diversity Leaders in Healthcare: Deanna Salazar
Modern Healthcare, Dec. 5, 2022

November 2022

Letter: It’s time we focus on what unites us: Education
Arizona Daily Star/La Estrella, Nov. 25, 2022

Letter: Invest In Education
West Valley View, Nov. 23, 2022

Time to Place Focus on Education
Sierra Vista Herald, Nov. 18, 2022

My View: How partnerships advance education and Arizona’s economy
Phoenix Business Journal, Nov. 17, 2022

Education is an issue that unites us all
Yuma Sun, Nov. 13, 2022

An InspirED Evening Honors Arizona’s Innovative Education Leaders and Programs
AZEdNews, Nov. 9, 2022

Briefs: Nogales Library to host ‘Teen Board Game Spot’
Nogales International, Nov. 7, 2022

Student-led interviews featured on non-partisan website
Arizona Horizon, Nov. 7, 2022

Tempe PRE Preschool Lauded for Innovation
Signals Arizona, Nov. 2, 2022

October 2022

Tempe preschool program honored for innovation
Tempe Independent, Oct. 31, 2022

Notes from the President: Oct. 27, 2022
The NAU Review, Oct. 27, 2022

Ten propositions on ballot
The Fountain Hills Times, Oct. 27, 2022

How does the aggregate expenditure limit impact schools?
AZEdNews, Oct. 26, 2022

An InspirED Evening Honors Education Heroes
Frontdoors Media, Oct. 26, 2022

Scottsdale event honors education leaders
Daily Independent, Oct. 25, 2022

Puntajes de lectura de estudiantes de Arizona se mantienen estables desde 2019
Arizona Republic, Oct. 25, 2022

Arizona student reading scores steady since 2019; math scores down in national test
Yahoo News, Oct. 24, 2022

NAEP scores show AZ students are close to national average in reading and math
KJZZ, Oct. 24, 2022

Arizona student reading scores steady since 2019; math scores down in national test
Arizona Republic, Oct. 24, 2022

Prop 308: The futures of Arizona DACA college students are on the ballot this November
The Daily Wildcat, Oct. 19, 2022

Education over politics
Yuma Sun, Oct. 18, 2022

EdVotersArizona.org Launches Nonpartisan Resource For Voters
All About Arizona News, Oct. 17, 2022

Candidates address what matters to Arizona – education
Arizona Capitol Times, Oct. 13, 2022

Prop. 308: The futures of Arizona DACA college students are on the ballot this November
The Daily Wildcat, Oct. 11, 2022

Letter to the editor: Support for public education
Arizona Daily Star, Oct. 10, 2022

Highlight: Jill Humphreys
Gilbert Sun News, Oct. 10, 2022

September 2022

Divisions on Race, Gender Intensify a Fight for State Superintendent
Education Week, Sept. 30, 2022

Support for Students with Learning Disabilities
Arizona Parenting Magazine, Sept. 29, 2022

NAU, statewide partners launch Arizona Attainment Alliance, to improve educational attainment and drive economic mobility in Arizona
The NAU Review, Sept. 29, 2022

Voters’ education priorities & Supt. Of Public Instruction debate highlights
AZEdNews, Sept. 22, 2022

107 Arizonans Selected for Valley Leadership’s Catalyze Class 2
In Business Greater Phoenix, Sept. 6, 2022

Combining Nonprofit Organizations Provides Additional Strength and Cohesion
In Business Greater Phoenix, Sept. 1, 2022

Navajo Code Talkers Scholarship Supporting 100 Students
Flagstaff Business News, Sept. 1, 2022

Education on the Ballot
Arizona Parenting, September 2022

August 2022

Back to School Guide for Every Age
Arizona Parenting, Aug. 31, 2022

Name Dropper: Shelley Mellon
Yuma Sun, Aug. 28, 2022

Education Forward Arizona & Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Announce New Navajo Code Talkers Scholarships
The Knock: Frontdoors Media, Aug. 25, 2022

Freeport-McMoRan recognizes Navajo Code Talkers with new higher education scholarship
Hopi Times, Aug. 23, 2022

More than 100 Arizonans embark on Valley Leadership’s Catalyze program
Phoenix Business Journal, Aug. 23, 2022

Navajo Code Talkers scholarship provides college funds to 100 students
Arizona’s Family, Aug. 23, 2022

Universal school voucher expansion threatens funding
Arizona Capitol Times, Aug. 19, 2022

Navajo Code Talkers scholarship expanded
Arizona Capitol Times, Aug. 19, 2022

Guest Column: Arizona voters agree on key education issues
Yuma Sun, Aug. 14, 2022

Letter to the Editor: CEO says voters agree on key education issues, points to poll
Arizona Daily Sun, Aug. 14, 2022

‘We’re worried about our children’: GOP fights to reclaim Arizona school chief seat
News AKMI, Aug. 1, 2022

Arizona Republicans want a school culture war victory. A moderate Democrat stands in their way.
Politico, Aug. 1, 2022

Back to School Guide
Arizona Parenting, August 2022

July 2022

Teacher shortage and school funding concerns for voters
Arizona Horizon, July 26, 2022

Arizona Opinion: Voters want to focus on key education issues
Arizona Daily Star, July 20, 2022

Survey: Voters care about school funding, not politics
Tucson Weekly, July 14, 2022

‘We do have things in common’: New poll shows what Arizona voters agree on
Arizona Republic, July 8, 2022

Voters want candidates to focus on education
Arizona Capitol Times, July 1, 2022

Education Matters to AZ Voters: Take Action for Education this Election Season
Arizona Parenting, July 2022

June 2022

Scottsdale test prep centers see continued success post-pandemic
Paradise Valley Independent, June 29, 2022

Nonprofit conducts Arizona education survey
News 4 Tucson, June 29, 2022

Voters want candidates to focus on key education issues
Arizona Capitol Times, June 28, 2022

Parents: Are You Happy With Arizona’s Schools?
iHeart Radio: Show Up Arizona with Billy Harfosh, June 27, 2022

Prensa Arizona Live with Dr. Richard Daniel
Prensa Arizona, June 23, 2022

Why education could convince voters to cross party lines in fall election
District Administration (DA), June 22, 2022

ASU joins other Arizona universities in reaching ‘major milestone’ for Latino students. Why it matters
Arizona Republic, June 21, 2022

Arizona voters prioritize improvement in the education system, says poll
KYMA/CBS 13/KECY, June 14, 2022

Cochise College, ALA announce new learning center
Sierra Vista Herald, June 8, 2022

May 2022

More than 150 Education Forward Arizona Scholars and their Families Honored in Phoenix
AZEdNews, May 27, 2022

Graduates honored: Arizona program celebrates over 150 students who came from underrepresented areas
Fox 10 Phoenix, May 25, 2022

Foundation commits to donate $6 million for Native American students in Arizona
Arizona Horizon, May 10, 2022

Thunderbird graduate utilizes technology to connect cultures around the world
ASU Office of Inclusive Excellence, May 2022

School expenditure limit remains a concern
Peoria Today, May 1, 2022

April 2022

Guest Column: Yuma students deserve investments in education, their future
Yuma Sun, April 30, 2022

Arizona’s Growing Latino population underrepresented among teachers
Cronkite News, April 26, 2022

Guest commentary: Long-term solution needed for our public education system
Herald Review, April 19, 2022

Nickel: Long-term solution needed for ed funding
Pinal Central, April 18, 2022

Education Forward Arizona and Freeport-McMoRan Foundation partnership expands to support 200 Native American student scholarships
White Mountain Independent, April 15, 2022

Phoenix nonprofit partners with company to offer $6 million in Native American student scholarships
Arizona’s Family, April 12, 2022

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and Education Forward Arizona Invests $6 Million for Native American Student Scholarships and Support
City Sun Times, April 8, 2022

AZ mining company donates $6 million toward Native American scholarships
KNAU Radio, April 8, 2022

Education Forward Arizona and Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Partnership Expands to Support 200 Native American Students
Apache Messenger, April 7, 2022

This is why every idea to boost Arizona school funding fails
Arizona Republic, April 7, 2022

Prepare for Your Child’s Future
Arizona Parenting, April 2022

March 2022

How the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted college plans for Latino students in Arizona
Arizona Republic, March 30, 2022

How COVID-19 pandemic magnified challenges for Arizona students not proficient in English
Arizona Republic, March 28, 2022

Schools push to restore learning loss in pandemic
Arizona Capitol Times, March 25, 2022

Here are the 164 Arizona nonprofits receiving Season for Sharing grants this year
Arizona Republic, March 20, 2022

Ariz. kids not ready for standardized testing to return after COVID-19, teachers warn
Arizona Republic, March 15, 2022

Measure would kill algebra 2 requirement for high schoolers
Yuma Sun, March 4, 2022

ASU sends ‘acceptance letters’ to boost Phoenix high school seniors
ASU News, March 3, 2022

February 2022

Ariz. students might need Algebra 2 to graduate in the future
KSAZ TV-10 (FOX), Feb. 25, 2022

AZ bill promtes changes to HS math
Arizona Daily Star, Feb. 21, 2022

House measure would require high school algebra alternative
Sierra Vista Herlad, Feb. 20, 2022

House kicks nixing algebra as requisite to Senate
Arizona Capitol Times, Feb. 20, 2022

House OKs school spending limit, Senate wavers
Arizona Capitol Times, Feb. 18, 2022

Nearly $1.2 billion at risk for Arizona public schools if Legislature fails to override cap
Tucson Explorer, Feb. 16, 2022

Tucson school districts brace for legislators’ decision on spending limit
Arizona Daily Star, Feb. 15, 2022

Northern Arizona University lowers admission standards as enrollment decline continues
Arizona Republic, Feb. 10, 2022

Arizona students lost more than $104,000,000 not using FAFSA, education group says
3TV/CBS 5, Feb. 3, 2022

January 2022

As school staffing shortage persists, Arizona expands emergency substitute teacher program
Arizona Republic, Jan. 25, 2022

Arizona revises rules to get more substitute teachers into empty classrooms
12News, Jan. 24, 2022

First look at data shows COVID’s impact on Arizona education since 2019
Yuma Sun, Jan. 22, 2022

Two organizations update education metrics from the effects of the pandemic
Arizona Horizon (PBS), Jan. 18, 2022

Marshall Elementary takes team approach to intervention
Arizona Daily Sun, Jan. 16, 2022

Update to AZ’s Education Progress Meter fuels concerns over learning loss
ABC15, Jan. 12, 2022

The pandemic has worsened an already weak Arizona education system, report finds
KJZZ, Jan. 12, 2022

Peoria Unified might lose tens of millions due to spending limit
Daily Independent, Jan. 11, 2022

Arizona public schools could see $1.1 billion budget cuts
KTAR News (92.3 FM), Jan. 10, 2022

In focus on education, Ducey calls for posting all classroom curriculum online and more school choice
Arizona Republic, Jan. 10, 2022

AZ Mirror: Ducey ignoring school funding needs, COVID-19 challenges
Arizona Mirror, Jan. 10, 2022

COVID-19 pandemic causes Arizona to fall further behind on meeting key education goals
KTAR News (92.3 FM), Jan. 7, 2022

Updated AZ Education Progress Meter data show P-20 pandemic impact
AZ Ed News, Jan. 7, 2022

How Colleges Can Reach the Lost Freshmen of 2020
The Chronical of Higher Education, January 2022

Preschool Matters: Expanding Access to Preschool is the Game Changer Arizona Needs
Arizona Parenting, January 2022

In the News: 2021

December 2021

Five Education Issues to Watch for in the Upcoming Arizona Legislature Session
AZ Ed News, Dec. 15, 2021

This is a wake-up call’: Rate of Arizona students who go to college drops significantly
Arizona Republic, Dec. 13, 2021

‘This is a promise’: Thousands of Arizona students can now go to ASU, NAU and UA for free
Arizona Republic, Dec. 10, 2021

State schools looking at $1.1 billion in budget cuts if legislature doesn’t act
Parker Pioneer, Dec. 9, 2021

Bill allows CTEs to offer associate degrees
Arizona Capitol Times, Dec. 6, 2021