New Arizona Education Advocacy Group Launches

| September 23, 2015

By Matthew Casey • 91.5 KJZZ

As the future of Arizona’s K-12 education system remains blurred by questions of funding and ongoing political feuds, a group of elected officials want to become a voice for the state’s growing demographic of Latino students.

The Arizona Latino School Board Association (ALSBA) officially launched Wednesday night and aims to be a voice for the state’s Hispanic population.

One of the group’s priorities is starting a discussion about improving the English Language Learners program, said Martin Quezada, District 29 state senator, Pendergast Governing Board Member and co-founder of ALSBA.

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