Tag: Arizona Directions

In Brief: New governor, new directions

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Reports and Publications
November 2014
David R. Berman

Morrison Institute Senior Research Fellow David R. Berman looks at the priorites Governor-elect Doug Ducey must face, including a $520 million budget deficit.

Arizona Directions 2014

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Reports and Publications
November 2013
Andrea Whitsett, Sapna Gupta, Dan Hunting

This year, Arizona Directions assesses the health of both ends of the P-20 spectrum: early childcare and education and the high school /postsecondary-to-industry nexus. Both are viewed through the lens of Arizona’s current competitive position and its trajectory through the broader economic landscape. How well does Arizona regulate, promote and ensure equitable access to quality early childcare and to programs that help children enter Kindergarten ready to learn? Does Arizona’s production of graduates and skilled workers align with current and projected industry needs?

Arizona Directions 2013

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Reports and Publications
November 2012
Andrea Whitsett, Sapna Gupta, Bill Hart

Arizona Directions is an annual statewide report card that is designed to make data actionable. This year's report homes in on the economy and education. It examines Arizona's economic development landscape, the competitive potential of the Sun Corridor, the economic consequences if the state fails to close the Latino achievement gap, and the role of career and technical education in adding skilled workers to Arizona's workforce pipeline.


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Arizona Directions 2012

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Reports and Publications
November 2011
Andrea Whitsett

Building upon the work of many others who have contributed to quality of life research in Arizona, this report provides a framework for addressing key issues proactively. The data in Arizona Directions are presented in a highly graphic format with must-read information on our competitiveness, individual action steps, opportunities for public-private partnerships, and public policy options – all rooted in a deep understanding that revenue-neutral options are especially important in our current fiscal situation.


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