Yearly Archives: 2019

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Expect More Arizona: Keeping You Connected – Advocacy Updates April 8-12, 2019

Weekly Legislative Update While budget conversations continue to progress slowly, it was an eventful week at the Capitol. The Legislature’s Finance Advisory Committee met on Thursday, adjusting the state’s budget and revenue forecast. Of note, the latest forecast has reduced the amount of the expected surplus, but there is still an additional $150 million in [...]

ASBA: The State of LGBTQ Education in Arizona – Free Webinar, April 18th

NEW EQUITY WEBINAR, April 18, 3-4 p.m. (Free) ASBA is proud to introduce the First Annual Equity Webinar Series. Are you interested in educational equity in your school district? Do you want to understand the issues facing Arizona students and teachers? Hear from content area experts and school board members on the challenges and opportunities [...]

CAA: Our 2019 Arizona KIDS COUNT Data Book is Here!

Children's Action Alliance is pleased to bring you the 2019 Arizona KIDS COUNT® Data Book, one of the most comprehensive resources on conditions for children in our state— looking at trends in poverty, health and education for kids and families in each Arizona county. The data (click here for a one-page summary) comparing 2009 to 2016, show [...]

CAA: March 18, 2019: The Good and Bad of This Legislative Session So Far This Year

Some great proposals for children and families are moving through the legislative process with broad, bipartisan support – like investing the new $56 million in federal child care funds in quality early learning to lower out-of-pocket costs for Arizona's working families. There have also been some sharp, partisan debates about issues like the ERA amendment [...]