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Beyond Education Wars – NYTimes Op Ed

| April 24, 2015
Beyond Education Wars – NYTimes Op Ed

“…..But in Oklahoma, I once met two little girls, ages 3 and 4, whose great-grandmother had her first child at 13, whose grandmother had her first at 15, whose mom had her first at 13 and now has four children by three fathers. These two little girls will break that cycle, I’m betting, because they […]

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Arizona Senate committee approves bills greatly expanding school voucher program eligibility

| February 16, 2015
Arizona Senate committee approves bills greatly expanding school voucher program eligibility

February 12, 2015 • Fox Business •  Associated Press PHOENIX – Students unable to enroll in the public or charter school of their choice and all children on Indian reservations would qualify for the state’s private school voucher program under a pair of bills approved Thursday by an Arizona Senate committee. …Read the full article […]

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Legislation – Additional Classroom Time for Kindergartners

| January 9, 2015
Legislation – Additional Classroom Time for Kindergartners

January 1, 2015 • Guest opinion • Arizona Capital Times As school superintendents we would never propose eliminating fifth grade to save money. Yet such a far-fetched policy would hold much more water than short-changing those students representing the greatest return for our education dollar: kindergartners. Working with the Arizona School Administrators Association, representing over 230 […]

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