10 things you didn’t know about Arizona public schools, but should

| July 15, 2015

By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service

Arizonans this week are celebrating Dobson High School graduate Julie Johnston being featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a member of the winning USA Women’s World Cup team. In that spirit, AZEdNews is highlighting a year’s worth of some of the most cover-worthy news about Arizona public schools.

Some think it’s about time to focus on progress and success.

As Arizona strives to raise student achievement, retain teachers and increase K-12 funding, there are many organizations working unrelentingly toward making sure that Arizona continues to move in the right direction, said Reg Ballantyne III, vice president of the Arizona State Board of Education.

“The passion of educational professionals at every level in making a difference is palpable, even in the face of barriers and obstacles still yet to be removed,” Ballantyne said.

Every day, AZEdNews highlights accomplishments like these in its originals stories, Stories by You section and the News Roundup. For more of these stories and others like them, please go to AZEdNews.

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