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Archive for June, 2010

Charter School Finance and Equalization Funding: Your Questions Answered

June 25th, 2010

Public school funding is derived using several complex equations, and in this piece the Arizona Education Network helps break it down in a Question and Answer format for charter public schools.

Traditional Public School Finance and Equalized Funding: Your Questions Answered

June 25th, 2010

Public school funding is devised by several complex equations, and in this piece the Arizona Education Network helps break it down in a Question and Answer format for traditional public schools.

Parents not happy with the state of school system in Arizona & disappointed in elected leaders (poll)

June 24th, 2010

A recent poll conducted by Expect More Arizona found that most parents believe education at their local school should be of a higher quality and that they have not lost sight of education as a major priority.

AEN on KVOA-4

June 23rd, 2010

The Arizona Education Network Executive team was recently highlighted on a local Tucson, AZ station.

Education and Priorities a Concern for Raytheon: 6/18/10

June 18th, 2010

Raytheon Missile Systems would like to see local and state governments be pro-business, support education and help create an environment that makes people and businesses want to come to Tucson. “…we need to put as much effort into science, technology, engineering and math education as possible for our youth,” Lawrence said.

Is This Our Future? Many Low-Skill Jobs Projected for State: 6/16/10

June 16th, 2010

Fourteen percent of jobs projected for Arizona through the year 2018 will be suited for high school drop outs, according to the June 16, 2010 front page article in the Arizona Daily Star.

Precinct Results for Proposition 100: The May 18, 2010 Special Election

June 8th, 2010

Results by precinct of the May 18, 2010 special election.

The National Governors Association Releases Common Core Standards: Updated–Final Draft Released

June 2nd, 2010

The new Common Core Standards created by a panel of members of the National Governor’s Association and the state superintendents of education were released yesterday for public comment. Arizona was an early supporter of the development of these new Common Core Standards and touted its commitment to adopt the standards in their application for the Race to the Top grant.