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20 03, 2019

Expect More AZ: Keeping you connected – Advocacy updates March 11-15, 2019

Weekly Legislative Update Today is the 61st day of the legislative session. House and Senate policy committees have two more weeks to consider bills, and more than 300 proposals await at least one committee hearing. Almost 200 others are ready for floor debates and votes. Next week, legislators will spend long days in committee hearings [...]

20 03, 2019

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 [...]

13 03, 2019

ASA: What’s Up At The Capitol This Week

What's Up at the Capitol This Week? Rift between Republican Legislators & The Governor Click Rift COW Committee of the Whole: Floor Action. 3rd Read: the final vote after COW. If passes, then goes to the other legislative body for consideration Action in the House SB 1022 hours; seventh and eighth grades (Allen) Passed House Ed [...]

13 03, 2019

Expect More AZ: Weekly Legislative Update

Weekly Legislative Update   House and Senate committees have until the end of March to consider bills that have passed into the second half of the legislative process. Things continue to move at a slow but deliberate pace. UPDATES ON BILLS WE’RE WATCHING  Here are some highlights and an opportunity to take action. Child Care [...]

5 03, 2019

CAA: Arizona Public Schools Need Your Voice

Arizona schools have a long way to go before they reach funding levels from more than a decade ago. Districts and charters, meanwhile, continue to struggle with teacher shortages. Make your voices heard on K-12 public school funding and other issues by attending a West Valley education forum next week with Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy [...]

4 03, 2019

ASA: What’s Up at the Capitol This Week?

What's Up at the Capitol This Week? Governor Ducey Vows to Veto Vaccination Bills! Click Ducey Watch live proceedings with this link: http://azleg.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish_id=7http://azleg.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish_id=7 COW Committee of the Whole. Floor Action. 3rd Read, the final vote after COW. If passes, then goes to the other legislative body for consideration Action in the House HB 2310 school procurement; [...]

4 03, 2019

2019 AZALAS High School Senior Scholarship

The Arizona Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (AZALAS) is providing scholarships to graduating high school seniors. The twenty-five (25) scholarships are $1000 each and available to students who will be attending a higher institution of post-secondary education during the 2019-2020 school year. Applicants are evaluated on quantitative and qualitative criteria, including academic achievement, extracurricular [...]

4 03, 2019

2019 AZALAS High School Senior Scholarship

The Arizona Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (AZALAS) is providing scholarships to graduating high school seniors. The twenty-five (25) scholarships are $1000 each and available to students who will be attending a higher institution of post-secondary education during the 2019-2020 school year. Applicants are evaluated on quantitative and qualitative criteria, including academic achievement, extracurricular [...]