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Education investment pays dividends for employers and Arizona’s economy

It is a great time to prepare to take full advantage of the opportunities available to help companies succeed.

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Sybil Francis shares her vision for Arizona’s future success during Sept. PWA

During September's Professional Women's Alliance, Francis focused on the important role education plays in achieving Arizonans' goals.

09/15/2016
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Ballot measures: Arizona voters approve Chamber-supported Propositions 123 and 124

Strong voter turnout by parents and teachers across Arizona helped in the passing of two critical ballot measures.

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Vote YES for Prop. 123 to help strengthen education system, state

The Greater Phoenix Chamber urges Arizona voters to vote YES on Prop. 123 to move students and schools forward.

04/27/2016
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CTE creates a bright future for Arizona’s students, workforce and the economy

CTE plays a vital role in developing a workforce that supports the economy through college and career readiness.

02/24/2016

University funding ensures economic vitality, educated workforce

In an op-ed published by the Arizona Capitol Times on February 18 titled “University funding ensures economic vitality, educated workforce”...

02/18/2016
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State Board of Education votes to repeal Common Core

This motion aims to remove controversy that surrounds ACCRS from the discussion and maintain the focus on Arizona students.

Expect More Arizona: Excellent Results and Sufficient Funding…We Should Expect Both

Education funding in Arizona is a hot topic and there are many opinions about how much money is enough, how...

09/22/2015

Opening doors: Rita Cheng discusses the opportunities and challenges of higher education

Dr. Rita Cheng cherishes the expected and unexpected. She serves as the 16th president of Northern Arizona University and is...

09/10/2015

Furthering high expectations: State Board of Education adopts cut scores for AzMERIT

The State Board of Education (SBE) recently took an important step towards furthering high expectations in Arizona by adopting cut...

08/20/2015