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Advocates, Senate Education Committee support ELL instruction flexibility

FEATURED STORY Advocates, Senate Education Committee support ELL instruction flexibility Education advocates spoke Tuesday in support of Senate Bill 1014, which provides schools flexibility in instruction for English Language Learners, and the Senate Education Committee approved the amended bill.  Read more and view infographic

Emerging Business Leaders Scholarship Application NOW OPEN!

Our 2019 Emerging Business Leaders Initiative (EBLI) scholarship application, administered by the Arizona Community Foundation, is NOW OPEN! The deadline to submit the EBLI scholarship application is Friday, March 15th. By submitting a complete application by this deadline, applicants will be enabled to be matched by the scholarship portal with as many of as 100+ online [...]

Arizona Public Schools Need a Funding Fix Now

On Monday, in his State of the State address, Governor Ducey said little about his commitment to fully funding Arizona K-12 public schools. The Governor continues to focus only on marginal changes in public education. He is neglecting the bold and meaningful steps that today's conditions demand. Parents, teachers, faith leaders, voters from all parties and business [...]

The Arizona Center for Economic Progress: In Search of a State Budget That Creates Opportunity for All

The Arizona legislature begins its 2019 session today with 19 freshmen lawmakers and the closest partisan split in more than four decades. It will be an opportunity for lawmakers to work together to advance policies that will enable all Arizonans to move up the economic ladder, on issues like: Investing in Arizona's public schools, community [...]

ASA Member Opportunity: Professional Development and Scholarship

The Flippen Group has partnered with ASA to bring the award winning Capturing Kids’ Hearts training to Phoenix on January 29th-30th. Through the partnership we can offer your district (ASA Members)  5 scholarship spots to attend for free! Participant Outcomes: Our research-based processes improve the five key indicators of school performance: fewer discipline referrals, improved attendance, [...]