Quotes from the trenches
“Over the last three years, Alhambra Elementary School District has had the benefit of partnering with Stand for Children Arizona. Over that period they have engaged parents on our behalf, brought much-needed resources to our community, and have been an overall positive asset for our school district.”
— Mark Yslas, Alhambra Superintendent on working with Stand for Children Arizona
"Hopefully, we don’t take this as we need to lower what is expected. Instead, we need to figure out how to help all students master the skills they need to know to be successful."
— Joe O'Reilly, director of Arizona State University's Decision Center for Educational Excellence on lowering reading expectations.