What the critics got wrong about results-based funding

The most recent state budget provides $38 million to help Arizona’s highest performing schools sustain and grow their impact. This includes mentoring peers who want to learn from…


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Congratulations 2017 Transformational Leaders of the Year—Bob and Renee Parsons

Today the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry honored Bob and Renee Parsons as our 2017 Transformational Leaders of the Year. Their selection for this award was one of the…


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Keep Growing Great.

Education is the great equalizer. IF we provide an equal access to quality. We’ve arrived at the time of year when budget priorities are being decided. At the Arizona Chamber of…


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Great will grow if we let it.

As leaders of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, we know that a high-quality classroom for every student is possible.…


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Two Enthusiastic Thumbs Up for Education Secretary Pick Betsy DeVos

The selection of Betsy DeVos for U.S. Secretary of Education signals a shift in the conversation around education policy in exactly the right way. We are very pleased with her…


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Hamer and Keegan: Board of Ed Standards Decision Spurs on National Achievement Gains

The Arizona State Board of Education yesterday took another step forward in raising the bar for student achievement. By approving revised standards for English Language Arts (ELA)…


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Making the world their oyster

A quality education leads to more choices in life. And really, isn’t that what we all want – to choose our own life course, rather than feel resigned to a predetermined path or…


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Closing the Gap between “Help Wanted” and “Work Needed”

The most recent state budget provides $38 million to help Arizona’s highest performing schools sustain and grow their impact. This includes mentoring peers who want to learn from…


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Arizona: The Cambridge of the West

The most recent state budget provides $38 million to help Arizona’s highest performing schools sustain and grow their impact. This includes mentoring peers who want to learn from…


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Number 1 state for school choice? Arizona!

The most recent state budget provides $38 million to help Arizona’s highest performing schools sustain and grow their impact. This includes mentoring peers who want to learn from…


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