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FLAGSTAFF (February 21, 2018)
LAUNCH Flagstaff has released a Baseline Education Report, with some initial strategies for improving educational outcomes for every child. A partnership of community stakeholders, LAUNCH Flagstaff has a set of shared goals which encompass kindergarten readiness, third grade reading proficiency, eighth grade math proficiency, high school graduation and enrollment in post-secondary education and training. The partnership’s newly reported data spotlight specific areas for increased focus, based on the premise that student success leads to a community’s health and vitality. Read more “Baseline Report Released” →
Learn about dozens of financial aid and scholarship opportunities at the first annual Financial Aid and Scholarship Fair!
This event is FREE and open to all students and families in Flagstaff. No need to register, but be sure to share it with your friends.
Workshops and other financial aid / scholarship resources.
Coconino Community College Foundation
Northern Arizona Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid
Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff
Flinn Scholarship Program
Dorrance Scholarship Program
… and more!
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. Read more “Expect More Excellence Tour – LAUNCH Flagstaff” →
FLAGSTAFF (July 21, 2017)
LAUNCH Flagstaff seeks to raise the bar and create a community culture of world-class education for all our children, cradle through career. We recognize that supporting our kid’s education is not just the responsibility of our schools. It takes an entire community.
Through the major financial support of the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff, United Way of Northern Arizona, and The Wharton Foundation, LAUNCH Flagstaff provides the infrastructure in which our partner organizations can share resources, share accountability, share success and have a collective impact on improving educational outcomes. Read more “Arizona Town Hall in Flagstaff” →
FLAGSTAFF (June 28, 2017)
On June 16, 2017, the LAUNCH Flagstaff Leadership Steering Committee met in an all-day retreat for discussion and strategic planning for the next 3-5 years.
The outcomes for the day included: making efforts for a deeper focus on the accumulation and storage of locally dis-aggregated data for use by the LAUNCH partners; continuing the development of a clear communication plan for both internal and external stakeholders; and further refinement of the organizational structure with emphasis on fiscal sustainability.
This video captures some of the discussion from the day. Read more “Leadership Steering Committee Retreat” →