Tag: Arizona

Arizona Ranks Dead Last in Teacher Pay, Classroom Spending

| June 9, 2015
Arizona Ranks Dead Last in Teacher Pay, Classroom Spending

By Mike Sunnucks • Phoenix Business Journal Arizona spends the fewest dollars per student in the U.S. on classroom instruction, teacher pay and school administration, according to a new report out today from the U.S. Census Bureau. The report also shows Arizona has the lowest amount of K-12 school funding from state sources. The report, based in […]

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When It Comes To Education Spending, Does Arizona Have The Right Idea?

| June 9, 2015
When It Comes To Education Spending, Does Arizona Have The Right Idea?

By Joe Scoenmann • KNPR The Washington Post last week put it this way: “cactuses and Republicans are native to both Nevada and Arizona, but this year, that’s pretty much where the comparison ends.” The point of the story was that while Nevada just increased taxes to the tune of $1.1 billion, Arizona is slashing them. […]

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Education Department seeking guidance on school funding cuts

| June 3, 2015
Education Department seeking guidance on school funding cuts

May 28, 2015 • Arizona Daily Sun • Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — State education officials want formal legal advice on how to implement reductions in funding provided to schools with small enrollments. Charter schools complain that the cuts will be onerous, and the Arizona Capitol Times (http://goo.gl/xM3k2t ) reports that the Education Department plans […]

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Many Arizona classrooms vulnerable to measles spread

| May 6, 2015
Many Arizona classrooms vulnerable to measles spread

May 6, 2015 • Education Week • azcentral.com PHOENIX (AP) — Many kindergarten classrooms in Arizona are vulnerable to the spread of measles because so few students have been vaccinated. The Arizona Republic reports (http://bit.ly/1Kh0E1r) that data released in late April by the Arizona Department of Health Services shows that two of every five kindergarten […]

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CCC&Y Hosts Expect More Arizona for March 23rd Board Meeting – ALL INVITED!

| March 18, 2015
CCC&Y Hosts Expect More Arizona for March 23rd Board Meeting – ALL INVITED!

CCC&Y will host Expect More Arizona‘s COO, Erin Hart at our next regularly scheduled Board Meeting, March 23rd from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. in the County Health Department’s Ponderosa Room.  Expect More Arizona is a statewide education advocacy organization, creating a movement for world-class education in Arizona. All are welcome to attend and hear more […]

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CCC&Y Hosts Expect More Arizona for March 23rd Board Meeting – ALL INVITED!

| March 16, 2015
CCC&Y Hosts Expect More Arizona for March 23rd Board Meeting – ALL INVITED!

CCC&Y will host Expect More Arizona‘s COO, Erin Hart at our next regularly scheduled Board Meeting, March 23rd from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. in the County Health Department’s Ponderosa Room.  Expect More Arizona is a statewide education advocacy organization, creating a movement for world-class education in Arizona. All are welcome to attend and hear more […]

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State, Schools Continue Mediation for Inflation Funding

| March 12, 2015
State, Schools Continue Mediation for Inflation Funding

March 12, 2015 • By Fernanda Echavarri • Arizona Public Media The state and school districts are in legal mediation trying to agree on how much money the state should give schools for inflation back pay and when, said an attorney for the schools. …Read the full article HERE

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CCC&Y Hosts Expect More Arizona for March 23rd Board Meeting – ALL INVITED!

| March 10, 2015
CCC&Y Hosts Expect More Arizona for March 23rd Board Meeting – ALL INVITED!

CCC&Y will host Expect More Arizona‘s COO, Erin Hart at our next regularly scheduled Board Meeting, March 23rd from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. in the County Health Department’s Ponderosa Room.  Expect More Arizona is a statewide education advocacy organization, creating a movement for world-class education in Arizona. All are welcome to attend and hear more […]

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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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Arizona’s Demographic Gap Could Cause Political And Educational Issues

| February 18, 2015
Arizona’s Demographic Gap Could Cause Political And Educational Issues

February 16, 2015 • By Al Macias • KJZZ The demographics of Arizona are changing with a growing divide between age and race. This gap could potentially cause strife between generations over topics like education and politics. A 2013 study from Pew Charitable Trusts shows that Arizona has the widest racial generation gap in the country. […]

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