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ADE To Receive $5M Grant To Upgrade Statewide Data System

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Superintendent John Huppenthal announced that the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) was awarded a $5 million federal grant to advance the development of Arizona’s statewide longitudinal data system. This funding will help the state and its school districts improve students’ academic achievement by enhancing Arizona’s ability to make data driven education decisions. Specifically, this grant… Read More →

Public Projects: Keeping Construction Companies Alive

Public Projects - AZRE Magazine January/February 2012
by in Economic Development

Of the 15 Arizona school districts that asked voters in November to approve bonds to build or renovate education facilities, 11 got the go-ahead despite the lingering recession. That’s good news for many of the state’s construction companies that have relied on publicly-funded projects to boost business and keep workers employed as private investment in… Read More →

Update: A Proposition Primer For Election Day – Tom’s Picks

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by in Columnist Spotlight | Politics

Editor’s Note: With less than a week to go before Election Day, AZNow.Biz’s political columnist, Tom Milton, has revealed his recommendations on the 10 propositions on the ballot. As he says, “You’ll notice, I don’t like many of them.” Election Day is almost here. If you are like me, you are probably already tired of… Read More →