This story was originally published by The Arizona Education News Service, a statewide source for fair, accurate, balanced and constructive journalism on education policy and practice in Arizona, on December 27, 2020.

Today, the Arizona State Board of Education showcased three A for Arizona Expansion and Innovation Fund grant recipients to present about the incredible innovations and new approaches to teaching and learning that are being implemented at their public schools. A for Arizona Founder and CEO Emily Anne Gullickson provided an overview of the Fund and the meaningful impact the selected programs are having across the state. All the microgrants awarded support community-drive solutions by public schools to help Arizona’s most vulnerable student populations and those students in areas hit hardest by COVID-19 have access to an excellent education this school year. Get to know these three amazing leaders and the success they are having so far with their students and families because of their microgrant award.

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