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…


A for Arizona CEO talks to Seth Leibsohn Show on biggest challenges in education in Arizona

Lawmakers approved the FY2020 budget late Monday night, and invested over $600 million in new funding for K-12 education bring the total to $7.5…


A for Arizona Relaunches as Independent Organization led by Emily Anne Gullickson

A for Arizona, a community of innovative and results-oriented education leaders throughout Arizona, announced its relaunch today as an independent…


Nogales International: State program supports school success

San Cayetano Elementary School Principal Mimi Renteria recently wrote a column in the Nogales International on the conventional expectations for…


KTAR Interviews A for Arizona Executive Director on the FY2020 Budget

Lawmakers approved the FY2020 budget late Monday night, and invested over $600 million in new funding for K-12 education bring the total to $7.5…


A for Arizona Executive Director Emily Anne Gullickson statement on FY2020 Budget

Below is a statement from A for Arizona Executive Director Emily Anne Gullickson on the passage of the FY2020 budget: “Over the last two years,…


$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…


Arizona Capitol Times: Results-based funding will help Maryvale students

EAGLE College Prep Maryvale Principal Yesenia Fitzhugh recently wrote a column in the Arizona Capitol Times on her experience growing up in West…


A for Arizona Statement on Federal Letter Denying High School Assessment Flexibility

Below is a statement from A for Arizona Executive Director Emily Anne Gullickson on the U.S. Department of Education’s letter denying Arizona’s…