On June 24, 2020, the Arizona Education Association (AEA) released the New Vision for Arizona Schools Report during a virtual press conference. Last month, the AEA Board of Directors approved a task force to produce a new vision for Arizona schools post COVID-19. The work was completed with AEA staff support and the input of over 150 educators from throughout the state. Working group members represented both large and small districts, they were diverse in level of elected union leadership, and represented all types of diversity that are within Arizona schools.
This report and its call for action summarize the initial work of the task force. We will continue to meet as new ideas and data present themselves, and we intend to broaden our discussion to include the voice and perspective of parents