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An Open Letter to the State Board of Education & the Arizona Department of Education

We are writing about serious errors and inequities in the coming A-F announcements. We accept the concept of school accountability, and that statewide programs necessarily lack subtlety and nuance, but we equally believe that such a system must itself be accountable for accuracy, fairness and precision. We deplore the statistical …

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Linda Gross, Candidate for Arizona House, Stands with #RedForEd at Globe-Miami rally on Wednesday.

Globe, Ariz. — Linda Gross, a recently announced candidate for Arizona House Representative in Legislative District 8, will join forces with school staff, educators, parents, students, and education supporters along Highway 60, in front of Judy’s Cookhouse, on Wednesday afternoon at 4:45 to support the #RedForEd teacher walkout on Thursday, a statewide strike demanding increased pay …

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Report Highlights the Severe Economic Losses When Young People Do Not Complete High School or They Disconnect from School and Work

Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable’s 2018 Dashboard Report Shows Economic Loss to Arizona Could Exceed $96 Billion PHOENIX – April 5, 2018 – Today, the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable released its new Education Dashboards report, which profiles the estimated lifetime economic losses that result from high school non-completion and youth disconnection in 15 cities and …

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