Over the last year, I have asked many audiences, this seemingly simple question, “Raise your hands if you know Arizona’s state education attainment goal?” It qualified as a trick question, because until last week, Arizona was one of only a handful of states that did not have an official state attainment goal. On Friday, September the 16th, a group of over 60 community leaders, including College Success Arizona, followed Yogi’s sage advice, and announced the state’s first educational attainment goal. Featuring Governor, Doug Ducey, and several high ranking education and business leaders, the public launch put Achieve60AZ on a great path forward.read more
It’s a day eight Arizona students will never forget.
On this warm, Sunday afternoon, eight Arizona high school students stepped onto the field, before the crowd at the Arizona Diamondbacks versus Los Angeles Dodgers baseball game at Chase Field, in downtown Phoenix.read more