Why Arizona needs a long-term goal for education

| October 7, 2015

By Liz Nichols • Phoenix Business Journal

It’s time to establish a long-term, sustainable goal for Arizona education and recognize students as investments for the future.

That message was the theme of the Vision 2025: Arizona comes of age breakfast celebrating the new report released by the Center for the Future of Arizona.

Chairman and CEO of the Center for the Future of Arizona Dr. Lattie Coor highlighted some of the alarming numbers facing the Arizona community. According to the report, 68 percent of Arizona jobs will require postsecondary education and training by 2020, when current eighth graders will graduate high school.

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