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    Oscar Jiménez-Castellanos
    Mary Carol Combs
    David Martínez
    Laura Gómez
    Wednesday, March 13, 2013

    Last year marked the 20th anniversary of Flores v. Arizona, the original lawsuit regarding English learners in Arizona, but the task of providing efficient and effective English Language Learner (ELL) programs in Arizona remains unresolved. At stake overall, educators, business leaders and economic experts agree, is no less than the state’s future economic, health, social and education standing. Policies that affect ELL students impact all Arizonans. This brief examines the legal history, changing funding formulas and ELL student achievement.

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    Special Report
    Ken Western
    Friday, November 30, 2012

    Arizona faces some big challenges if it is to compete regionally, nationally and globally for the cutting-edge jobs that will help determine our economic future. As hard as state and community leaders are working, the report suggests that Arizona needs even more participation in economic development leadership, more collaboration among economic development groups and a greater sense of urgency. This report identifies a number of important issues that are key to advancing economic development in Arizona.

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    Tom Rex
    Monday, February 14, 2011

    Sampling error is very large for most Arizona counties in the American Community Survey. Read a nontechnical discussion of the accuracy of the ACS.

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    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Monday, September 13, 2010

    Arizona’s electorate – regardless of political party registration – is dissatisfied with state
    government and its leadership, according to results of a September 2010 Morrison Institute-Knowledge
    Networks Poll.

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    Tom Rex
    Thursday, February 11, 2010

    Sampling error is very large for most Arizona counties in the American Community Survey. Read a nontechnical discussion of the accuracy of the ACS.