LAUNCH Flagstaff, Aims to Improve Education Outcomes Cradle Through Career
From the Expect More Arizona Excellence Tour
The quality of education in any community has a dramatic impact on everyone’s quality of life, whether they have children in the schools or not. It has an effect on tax revenues and the capacity of local governments to provide services, the local employment rate and the ability of cities and towns to attract new businesses, among other things.
That’s why a group of stakeholders in Flagstaff have come together to improve educational outcomes for local students.LAUNCH Flagstaff encompasses a wide variety of stakeholders, including local businesses, nonprofits, and education representatives, who are working together to solve the challenge of how to most effectively deliver a high-quality education to all students at all stages. They want every child to be prepared for every opportunity.
Supported by the backbone of United Way of Northern Arizona, LAUNCH (Learn, Advocate, Unite, Network, Contribute, Help) is utilizing a collective impact framework that capitalizes on the educational programs that are already impactful. By bringing together key groups,