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Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

Few groups have had as much impact on business development in Arizona as the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. Since its formation in 1888, before Arizona was state, the chamber has been a leading force in shaping the Valley’s economy ...

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Higher academic standards = a stronger economy

Students in an algebra class at Osborn Middle School in central Phoenix work on a factoring problem in small groups on March 11. (Photo by Rachel Leingang/Arizona Capitol Times)

With the noise of HB2190 now in our rearview mirror, we can now focus on student achievement. High academic standards are here to stay in Arizona, at least for now, as Arizona lawmakers defeated yet another effort to prohibit the state from using the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards (ACCRS).

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