Guest Blog: Santa Cruz County Arizona is a Hot Spot for K-12 Progress

Stanford University’s Educational Opportunity Project linked state academic exams across the country to allow apples-to-apples comparisons of…


Guest Blog: Committed to Reimagining School for our Exceptional Students

As a leader in serving students with autism and other special needs, Arizona Autism Charter School (AZACS) is committed to reimagining school and…


Guest Blog: Girl Scout Summer Adventures Proves to Be a Virtual Learning Success

On the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, all students – those who didn't finish the recent school year in-class to those who will start school for the…


Then and Now: Why a Focus on Great School Leaders Matters to the Future of Arizona

While many have tried for decades to either close the achievement gap or explain why it’s impossible to do so, a cohort of roughly 100 schools was…


$1 Billion in New Education Funding!

Arizona lawmakers are finalizing the FY2020 budget and their investment in education shows our teachers and classrooms are a top priority. The scope…


The Heavy Hitters Behind Arizona’s Achievement Gains

The path to a quality education for every child begins and ends with a great teacher. This undisputed fact is what continues to drive important…


Mr. Worldwide announces replication of SLAM! Academy to the 602

Armando Christian Perez, commonly known as “Pitbull,” announced last week that Arizona will be the next expansion site for SLAM! Academy, the…


A catalyst for innovative growth of quality public schools

I’ve been asked a lot, “why is A for Arizona launching an expansion fund?” The answer is simple. No child should have to wait for a school that will…


Expanding Excellence 1,500 Seats at a Time

Earlier this week, the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools approved the expansion of nine high-performing charter schools around the state. Their…


How Arizona is Tackling School Level Transparency and Winning

School-level budgeting and transparency are on the national radar and, thanks to HB2385, coming soon to an Arizona school near you! Over time, there…