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School’s Out for Summer—But Teachers are Leaving for Longer

School’s Out for Summer—But Teachers are Leaving for Longer

School’s Out for Summer—But Teachers are Leaving for Longer Arizona’s public schools are in the midst of an ever worsening crisis. Our greatest assets—our highly-skilled and well-trained educators—are fleeing the profession in droves statewide. According to a national NEA survey issued this Spring, a staggering 55% of educators nationwide are thinking about leaving the profession …

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School Takeovers Hurt Kids & Communities

School Takeovers Hurt Kids & Communities

School Takeovers Hurt Kids & Communities HB2808, a bill moving through the Arizona state legislature,  will force school takeovers and closures based on standardized test scores. This will punish struggling schools and disproportionately harm low-income, rural and Native communities instead of giving them the resources they desperately need. This massive piece of legislation has long-term …

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Vouchers Hurt: Inequity, Discrimination & Segregation

Vouchers Hurt: Inequity, Discrimination & Segregation Despite enduring unpopularity with Arizona voters and poor outcomes for students, Arizona lawmakers remain myopically focused on expanding private school vouchers at all costs. Pushed by out-of-state special interests, these lawmakers ignore the reality that vouchers hurt Arizona students and communities. This is the second in a 4-part blog …

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Vouchers Hurt: The Truth about Academic Outcomes

Vouchers Hurt: The Truth about Academic Outcomes Despite enduring unpopularity with Arizona voters and poor outcomes for students, Arizona lawmakers remain myopically focused on expanding private school vouchers at all costs. Pushed by out-of-state special interests, these lawmakers ignore the reality that vouchers hurt our students and our communities. This is the first in a …

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Ducey Lies to Expand Vouchers with Covid-Relief Funds

Ducey Lies to Expand Vouchers with Covid-Relief Funds Governor Ducey has long prioritized expanding private school vouchers over funding public schools, so it comes as no surprise that he is misusing federal Covid relief dollars to create yet another form of voucher. Arizona public schools have already lost billions in education funding over the past …

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Should Test Scores Determine School Funding?

Should Test Scores Determine School Funding? Recently, Mike O’Neil from KTAR’s “Think Tank” sat down with educators Raquel Mamani and Beth Lewis to discuss the challenges teachers are facing as they work through the third school year impacted by the Covid pandemic.   The educators agreed that teaching in Arizona is more difficult than ever and …

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Poverty: An Unlevel Playing Field: Help Schools Help Children in Poverty

An Unlevel Playing Field: Help Schools Help Children in Poverty

An Unlevel Playing Field: Help Schools Help Children 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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Teachers in Crisis, Classrooms in Trouble Blog

Teachers in Crisis, Classrooms in Trouble

Teachers in Crisis, Classrooms in Trouble Recently, Mike O’Neil from KTAR’s “Think Tank” sat down with educators Raquel Mamani and Beth Lewis to discuss the challenges teachers are facing as they work through the third school year impacted by the Covid pandemic.   The educators agreed that teaching in Arizona is more difficult than ever and …

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An Unlevel Playing Field: Poverty Puts Needs Ahead of School

An Unlevel Playing Field: Poverty Puts Needs Ahead of School

An Unlevel Playing Field:Poverty Puts Needs Ahead of School 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 education are …

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The AZ Legislative Majority Pressures Native Lawmakers

The AZ Legislative Majority Pressures Native Lawmakers

The AZ Legislative Majority Pressures Native Lawmakers Native Americans have inhabited what is now Arizona for tens of thousands of years. Arizona has 22 federally recognized tribes and the second-largest total Native American population of any state.  Indigenous peoples live in every community and every corner of our state. Legislation passed by the Arizona Legislature …

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Indigenous Perspectives: Native American Education Programs

Join us to learn what Native American Education Programs can do for your Indigenous children! Panelists: – Lynnann Yazzie is a member of the Navajo Nation from Chinle, Arizona. She is the Native American Specialist with Phoenix Union High School District and oversees the Native American Education Program which provides support and services to over …

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Indigenous Perspectives: Traditional Knowledge in Health & Wellness Part II

Please join us for Part II of this informative and enlightening session on providing health and wellness for Indigenous families by infusing traditional knowledge and ways of being. You will hear from an amazing panel of passionate women providing care for those in need. Join us on FB Live at Save Our Schools Arizona Network …

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Indigenous Perspectives: Traditional Knowledge in Health & Wellness Part 1

Please join us for this informative and enlightening session on providing health and wellness for Indigenous families by infusing traditional knowledge and ways of being. You will hear from an amazing panel of passionate women providing care for those in need. Join us on FB Live at Save Our Schools Arizona Network or catch the …

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Indigenous Perspectives: The Effects of COVID-19 on Indian Education

We are now a year into the pandemic. What has happened to the education of our Native American students, many of whom do not have Internet connectivity, computers, or even electricity in their homes? Hear from experts in Indian Education to find out the impact of COVID-19 on these students. This important session will be …

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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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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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LD28 Forum

Legislative District 28 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 LD28. 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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Charla con Raquel

Charla Educativa con Raquel

¡Acompáñenos cada Viernes a las 3:30pm aquí en Facebook live para Charla con Raquel! ¡Cada episodio tendremos invitados especiales y una buena conversación!

Join us every Friday at 3:30 here on Facebook Live for Charla con Raquel! Every episode we will have a special guest for a great conversation on a new topic!

SOS Arizona Network 2020 Virtual Roadshow

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.

SOS Arizona Network 2020 Virtual Roadshow

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.

SOS Arizona Network 2020 Virtual Roadshow

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.

SOS Arizona Network 2020 Virtual Roadshow

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.

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