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An Unlevel Playing Field: The Reality of Poverty for Rural Students

An Unlevel Playing Field: The Reality of Poverty for Rural Students With a nearly 20% poverty rate among Arizona children, families often rely on their local public school in ways beyond providing a quality education. As a result, teachers must ensure basic needs such as nutrition and safety are met before focusing on academics. This piece focuses …

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Teachers: An Unlevel Playing Field: Urgent Needs of Preschoolers in Poverty

An Unlevel Playing Field: Urgent Needs of Preschoolers in Poverty

An Unlevel Playing Field: Urgent Needs of Preschoolers in Poverty With a nearly 20% poverty rate among Arizona children, families often rely on their local public school in ways beyond providing a quality education. As a result, teachers must ensure basic needs such as nutrition and safety are met before focusing on academics. Preschoolers and early childhood …

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Rural schools - An Unlevel Playing Field: Rural Public Schools are a Lifeline From Poverty

An Unlevel Playing Field: Rural Public Schools are a Lifeline From Poverty

An Unlevel Playing Field:Rural Public Schools are aLifeline From Poverty With a nearly 20% poverty rate among Arizona children, families often rely on their local public school in ways beyond providing a quality education. As a result, teachers must ensure basic needs such as nutrition and safety are met before focusing on academics. This piece focuses on …

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An Unlevel Playing Field: Teaching Students in Poverty​

An Unlevel Playing Field: Teaching AZ Students in Poverty

An Unlevel Playing Field:Teaching Students in Poverty With a nearly 20% poverty rate among Arizona children, families often rely on their local public school in ways beyond providing a quality education. As a result, teachers must ensure basic needs such as nutrition and safety are met before focusing on academics. Read our 8-part series to learn how …

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Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities in Arizona

Building Healthy Communities in Arizona Through Public Education Regardless of socioeconomic background, ethnicity, citizenship, or race, one thing that children have in common is that they need and are deserving of a quality education. One that would prepare them for the world they are entering. One that would provide them with the tools needed to …

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Arizona Schools

Arizona Schools: The Economic Driver to Invest in the Future

Arizona Schools Should be the Economic Driver to Invest in the Future I’ve been an entrepreneur in Arizona for almost 30 years. In that time, I’ve realized that our state government does not care about the education of its children, or understand how public education drives our economic future. Instead, state leaders have gutted our …

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“Fully-Funded” school

But… What is a “Fully-Funded” School?

But… What is a “Fully-Funded” School? “Fully-Funded” schools seems to be a phrase we hear a lot about this days. But what exactly does that mean? We are fully committed to ensuring every Arizona child has access to a quality, fully-funded public school in their neighborhood.  But… what is a “fully-funded” school and what does …

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The Truth About Vouchers

This straightforward presentation reveals the problematic history of private school vouchers in Arizona and across the nation using historical sources and data-based analysis. You won’t believe what you learn – but it’s all true. Register HERE

The Truth About Vouchers

This straightforward presentation reveals the problematic history of private school vouchers in Arizona and across the nation using historical sources and data-based analysis. You won’t believe what you learn – but it’s all true. Register HERE

Education Roadshow Webinar

This easy to understand, nonpartisan presentation demystifies education funding, breaks down Arizona’s classroom crisis, and uncovers the facts about private school vouchers to help all audiences understand why Save Our Schools Arizona Network and many others are working to protect public education. Register HERE

Education Roadshow Webinar

This easy to understand, nonpartisan presentation demystifies education funding, breaks down Arizona’s classroom crisis, and uncovers the facts about private school vouchers to help all audiences understand why Save Our Schools Arizona Network and many others are working to protect public education. Register HERE

Addressing Education & Health Disparities in Latinx & Native American Communities

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has revealed deep-seated inequities in our education and healthcare systems for communities of color and has amplified social and economic factors that contribute to poor health and education outcomes. Recent news reports indicate that the pandemic disproportionately impacts Latinx and Native communities, compounding long standing racial disparities. As we consider how …

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LD6

Legislative District 6 Candidate Forums for Education

Join Save Our Schools Arizona Network and the Arizona Center for Economic Progress in this nonpartisan online forum featuring Republican and Democratic candidates for the Arizona Senate and House of Representatives of LD6. They will be asked to explain and elaborate on their positions and plans on education hot topics. This discussion will be moderated. …

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LD17

Legislative District 17 Candidate Forum for Education

Join Save Our Schools Arizona Network and the Arizona Center for Economic Progress in this nonpartisan online forum featuring Republican and Democratic candidates for the Arizona Senate and House of Representatives of LD17. They will be asked to explain and elaborate on their positions and plans on education hot topics. This discussion will be moderated. …

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Legislative Districts 20 & 21 Candidate Forum for Education

Join Save Our Schools Arizona Network and the Arizona Center for Economic Policy in this nonpartisan online forum featuring Republican and Democratic candidates for the Arizona Senate and House of Representatives of LD20 and LD21. They will be asked to explain and elaborate on their positions and plans on education hot topics. This discussion will …

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LD23

Legislative District 23 Candidate Forum for Education

Join Save Our Schools Arizona Network and the Arizona Center for Economic Progress in this nonpartisan online forum featuring Republican and Democratic candidates for the Arizona Senate and House of Representatives of LD23. They will be asked to explain and elaborate on their positions and plans on education hot topics. This discussion will be moderated. …

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