Monthly Archives: May 2019

Follow-up from GCU!

GCU's Doctoral Community is Here for You Hi Panfilo, Thank you for the opportunity to connect at one of the many collaborative meetings and events. It is always enjoyable to make wonderful connections, new and old. My goal is to encourage educational partnerships between GCU and other inspiring educational communities. In case earning a doctorate [...]

AEA Budget Watch

From Arizona Education Association: The Arizona Education Association member activists and leaders are on Budget Watch at the Legislature.  You supported those educators and our public schools when they walked out in solidarity and you stood next to them as they demanded the funding the schools our students deserve.  Every day, an increasing number of [...]

Illuminate Education: Let’s Achieve Equity in Schools, Together

Achieving Equity in Schools June 27, 2019 True equity in schools remains elusive despite decades of attention and reform. Join us for a live broadcast of the "Achieving Equity in Schools" panel, led by former Boston Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tommy Chang. Dr. Chang will spark a provocative conversation about providing equal access to learning experiences that [...]

Expect More Arizona: Keeping You Connected: Advocacy Updates May 13-17, 2019

Weekly Legislative Update Rumor has it that we may see budget proposals introduced by the House and Senate next week. As negotiations continue behind closed doors, email your legislators and tell them to make funding for ALL of education a priority. UPDATES ON BILLS WE’RE WATCHING Child Care Assistance: The Senate did not advance HB 2125, which allocates [...]

ASBA Connect 5.16.19: Results-based funding still not equitable, AZEdNews launches classroom grant program PLUS more

ASBA Connect 5.16.19 Why results-based funding is not an equitable approach to helping public schools  Governor Ducey's FY2020 budget proposal includes over $60M to nearly triple the amount of money going to results-based funding, which distributes funding based on AzMERIT results, or A-F Letter grades beginning in next year.   An updated analysis by ASBA [...]

Expect More Arizona: Action Alert – Help Close the Achievement Gap in Arizona

Action Alert: Close Arizona’s Achievement Gap We have an opportunity to help close the achievement gap in Arizona by supporting English language learners. The first step is to encourage your State Senator to VOTE YES ON HCR 2026. House Concurrent Resolution 2026 (HCR 2026) would repeal Prop 203, which was passed in 2000 and requires 1) [...]