More than 1 million school-age children attend Arizona public schools. Poll after poll identifies education as a high-priority issue for Arizonans. Business leaders name education as one of the foremost drivers of Arizona’s future economy. With this level of impact and civic and economic importance, informed public discussion that leads to greater understanding and support for Arizona’s public schools is essential.
Friends of ASBA is committed to filling the need for trusted information on state-level K-12 education issues. Key areas of focus are:
- Prop 123
- Academic standards
- Early learning, which encompasses pre-kindergarten through third grade
- K-12 funding