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Spellings Joins Apollo Group Board Of Directors

Apollo Group, Inc. announced that former United States Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings will join the company’s board of directors. “As a leading national expert on education, public policy and the impact both have on the U.S. economy, Margaret is uniquely qualified to help advance Apollo Group’s mission and purpose,” said John Sperling, founder and… Read More →

Arizona Students’ Science Scores Improve Faster Than The Nation’s

Science Scores Improve

The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) announced that Arizona’s 2011 eighth grade National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Science scores improved three points from its 2009 science scores. NAEP is considered the gold standard in reliable and valid assessments. While the nation’s science scores as a whole improved, Arizona’s science scores improved at a faster… Read More →