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How Is AzMERIT Testing Going? Arizona Educator Joe Thomas Weighs In

| April 27, 2015
How Is AzMERIT Testing Going? Arizona Educator Joe Thomas Weighs In

April 24, 2015 • By Mark Brodie • KJZZ 91.5 Arizona public school students have been taking the AzMERIT test. The testing window ends early next month. This is the replacement AIMS, the state’s former standardized test. To find out how it’s going, we talked to Joe Thomas. He’s a U.S. government teacher at Skyline […]

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Low Funding Contributes to Teacher Turnover, Educators Say

| February 25, 2015
Low Funding Contributes to Teacher Turnover, Educators Say

February 23, 2015 • By Zac Baker • Arizona Public Media Insufficient state funding of public education is worsening teacher shortages and pushing educators out of Arizona’s public schools, educational experts say. One recent survey showed that one-fourth of teachers in the state plan to leave the profession in the next five years, said Marian […]

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K-12 Education Funding

| April 16, 2014
K-12 Education Funding

The Arizona School Board Association created a budget at a glance report for the 2015 FY for K-12 education. Learn more and become informed how this may effect you and your community.

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