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Alliance Bank CEO: ‘We Need More Education Funding’

Alliance Bank CEO: ‘We need more education funding’


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  • Lisa Irish/Arizona Education News Service
  • May 4, 2016

It's no coincidence that as Arizona's per student spending on education at all levels has declined for the past 38 years, that so has Arizonans' per-capita personal income - from median in the nation in 1979 to the bottom tenth…

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Despite Challenges, Public Schools ‘doing Something Very Right’

Despite challenges, public schools ‘doing something very right’


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  • Lisa Irish/Arizona Education News Service
  • September 17, 2014

Equity in education is essential to provide students deeper learning opportunities critical to developing skills necessary in our rapidly changing economy, Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, professor of education at Stanford University, told a group of Arizona education leaders last week. “There…

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Kids At Hope’s Rick Miller On The Power Of Believing In Kids

Kids at Hope’s Rick Miller on the power of believing in kids


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  • Lisa Irish/Arizona Education News Service
  • March 28, 2014

While Common Core focuses on college and career readiness, education is about life readiness, and it needs to be much more robust, said Rick Miller, founder and president of Kids at Hope, a non-profit organization based in Phoenix. “It’s about…

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Carolyn Warner: Lifetime Education Leader Talks About The Issues

Carolyn Warner: Lifetime education leader talks about the issues


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  • Lisa Irish/Arizona Education News Service
  • December 13, 2013

Update: Carolyn Warner passed away Oct. 9, 2018. This is her take on the education issues facing Arizona in 2013. Carolyn Warner, who served as Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction for 12 years and has been a staunch advocate and…

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