Stakeholders worry that economic gaps could grow if degree attainment does not increase.


degree-attainmentEducating every student in Arizona is essential to ensuring the state's economic prosperity, yet a growing portion of Arizona's future workforce is falling short of essential degree attainment, a group of Arizona stakeholders said. This is particularly true of the fastest growing demographic in the state – the Latino population.

Arizona has an opportunity to lead the nation in closing the Latino student achievement gap and secure a future where every student, regardless of zip code, is prepared to succeed...

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