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School Solutions Town Hall

by Kim Covington – May. 18, 2011 11:50 AM 12News Phoenix, AZ     12 News is partnering for a change to work to improve Arizona’s public school system.   Only 27 percent of Arizona 8th graders are proficient in reading. Less than half of Arizona high school graduates are eligible for admission to Arizona universities. We are failing our students and there is an urgent need to fix the problem fast. 12 News along with the Participant Foundation as well as Participant Media, who brought you “Waiting for Superman” as well as Stand for Children Arizona, Expect More Arizona and Valley of the Sun United Way present the 12 News Partnering for a Change School Solutions Town Hall. We are bringing together some of the greatest minds working to improve education in Arizona.   The sold out event will be held at Herberger Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona tonight at 6:00pm. You can watch it live on www.azcentral.com and please get in on the conversation by connecting with us on our 12 News Facebook page. www.facebook.com/12news   Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/12news/news/articles/2011/05/18/20110518townhall.html#ixzz1MpvuatBc