The 74: How Arizona is Supporting Innovative School Programs During the Pandemic

A for Arizona received the money for the grants from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s Emergency Education Relief Fund, created using money the state received from the CARES Act, the $2…


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A for Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona Release “The Future of Schooling Starts Now” Policy Brief

A for Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona released today “The Future of Schooling Starts Now” Policy Brief, a collaborative report focusing on innovations in the K-12…


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Seattle Times: COVID-19 changed schooling profoundly — in some ways, for the better

There’s no going back. That is the consensus emerging from education leaders across the country as the nation enters a second year of schooling in a pandemic. A public school…


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Nogales International: Patagonia kids learn via Creative STEM Club

Patagonia Elementary School has launched a Creative STEM Club for students in grades 2-6, who are participating in 20 hands-on multimedia lessons this spring semester. Another 20…


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A for Arizona Hires Arlahee Ruiz as Director of K-12 Outcomes & Community Outreach

A for Arizona announced today that Arlahee Ruiz will be joining the non-profit as the Director of K-12 Outcomes & Community Outreach. In this role, Arlahee will serve as the…


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Arizona Republic: How do we erase achievement gaps among students of color? With more school choice

Arizona has fostered the growth of one of the most responsive and diverse schooling sectors in the country. If we’re going to continue to build on a system of choice, we also need…


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Arizona Republic: How should Arizona erase pandemic learning losses? Probably not how you’d think

Education in Arizona was far from perfect before the pandemic. Because there is no shortage of examples of what happens when we empower teachers to run with ideas that can raise…


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Center for Digital Education: Can Ed Tech Make Learning More Accessible?

Ed tech experts say simple digital tools can help make learning more accessible if utilized correctly. Arizona educators set out to do just that for students with autism.


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North Central News: Non-profit supports small-group instruction

A local non-profit organization is helping schools offer small-group instruction to try to boost students’ achievement and foster community collaboration. A for Arizona recently…


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Guest Blog: Santa Cruz County Knocks the Ball Out of the K-12 Park Again!

Stanford University’s Educational Opportunity Project linked state academic exams across the country to allow apples-to-apples comparisons of schools, school districts and…


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