How does Arizona’s education impact the economy? Forum to explore question

| October 14, 2015

By Cathryn Creno • The Republic / azcentral.com

Arizona has no trouble making top-ten lists for great places to run small businesses. But the state routinely is ranked near the bottom when it comes to public education funding and achievement.

“When I see education referenced anywhere but the top five or 10, there is room for improvement,” said Valley sports executive and business leader Jerry Colangelo.

Innovations and solutions to the business-education disconnect will be discussed by Colangelo and other Valley leaders at IMPACT Forum 2015: Innovative Solutions for Students and Employers from 8 to 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19 at the Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave, Chandler.  The event is open to the public.

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