Arizona Education Is Falling Short On Its Progress Meter Goals

By Lauren Gilger, Katie Campbell
Published: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 12:31pm
Updated: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 2:31pm

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Christine Thompson is President and CEO of Expect More Arizona
Expect More Arizona
Christine Thompson is President and CEO of Expect More Arizona.

In 2016, Arizona education advocates set out to meet a set of ambitious educational goals to reach by 2030.

The Education Progress Meter set expectations for the state’s students in terms of math and reading proficiency, high school graduation and post-high school educational attainment. Now, while some gains have been met, experts are now saying its not enough. The state is not on track to meet the Progress Meter goals.

To better understand why, The Show sat down with Christine Thompson, president and CEO of Expect More Arizona.

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