Tag: economy

Why Early Childhood Matters to Mayors

| June 23, 2015
Why Early Childhood Matters to Mayors

“Early childhood development is a critical component of the long-term academic and social success of children, adolescents, and young-adults. By ensuring that quality community resources are available to children and their families, we prepare them with the tools necessary to succeed. The City of Goodyear is proud of our status as a Read On Community […]

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NAU contributes nearly $2 billion to Arizona economy, new study says

| March 4, 2015
NAU contributes nearly $2 billion to Arizona economy, new study says

March 4, 2015 • Northern Arizona University Northern Arizona University contributes nearly $2 billion to the Arizona economy each year, according to a new study conducted by the Arizona Rural Policy Institute, a unit of NAU’s Alliance Bank Outreach Center. The study shows that NAU contributes $1.85 billion in economic activity, which supports 20,300 Arizona […]

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Shrinking the Education Gap Would Boost the Economy, Study Says

| February 10, 2015
Shrinking the Education Gap Would Boost the Economy, Study Says

February 03, 2015 • By Kevin McSpadden — Time.com A modest improvement in the lowest test scores could see GDP rise by $2.5 trillion by 2050. Narrowing the education gap between America’s poor and wealthy schoolchildren could accelerate the economy and significantly increase government revenues, according to a new study. An improvement in the educational […]

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105th Arizona Town Hall – November 2nd – 5th

| October 13, 2014
105th Arizona Town Hall – November 2nd – 5th

105th Arizona Town Hall November 2-5, 2014 South Rim of the Grand Canyon, Arizona “Arizona’s Economy” will actively engage in panel discussions about how to use Arizona’s unique strengths to support a thriving economy for all of Arizona’s diverse communities. Through the consensus-building process, the diverse participants will determine solutions and action steps. Download the background […]

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Cost of Each Class of AZ Drop Outs? $7.6 Billion in Lost Economic Activity…

| June 30, 2014
Cost of Each Class of AZ Drop Outs?  $7.6 Billion in Lost Economic Activity…

Mayor Greg Stanton and several Valley mayors released THIS RESEARCH REPORT today, which measured the economic impact of high school dropouts in Arizona. Key takeaways from the study include: ·     Each Arizona high school dropout results in a $421,280 loss in economic activity over his or her lifetime.  This figure includes lost earnings, increased health care and […]

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Preliminary data indicates Arts Education Fuels the Economy!

| March 12, 2014
Preliminary data indicates Arts Education Fuels the Economy!

According to an article released on Monday, March 10, 2014, online by the Chronicle of Higher Education, preliminary estimates from the Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account indicate some stunning data.

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CCC Eliminates One of Its Three Core Missions

| February 26, 2014
CCC Eliminates One of Its Three Core Missions

Coconino Community College eliminated the Community and Corporate Learning Division’s primary function was to help local companies and their employees through custom training and development. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will also be eliminated as one of the cost saving measures.

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