The Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable, a WestEd initiative, organizes events throughout the state to bring together diverse groups to improve education. Past meetings have included provocative discussions with state and national leaders as well as working sessions with local educators and community members. Join an upcoming meeting in your community to learn more and get involved.
"'College and career readiness' is the umbrella under which many education and workforce policies, programs and initiatives thrive." (Achieve, Inc., 2012)
With initial funding from the Helios Education Foundation, 10 mayors from across the state have formed the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable. The virtual organization—managed by WestEd, a research, development and service agency—will provide an important way for mayors to have in-depth discussions about education initiatives and develop common, cohesive strategies for addressing local problems.

The resources below focus on reports, programs, and helpful links related to the issue of the dropout rate in California and dropout prevention efforts.



2020 Vision for Berkeley’s Children and Youth

2020 Vision is a citywide movement to ensure academic success and well-being for all children and youth growing up in Berkeley by closing the achievement gap in Berkeley’s public schools by the year 2020.The 2020 Vision began with a campaign by United in Action, a community-driven multi-ethnic coalition, to eliminate inequities in educational opportunities in Berkeley public schools. In June 2008, the Berkeley City Council and Berkeley Unified School District School Board adopted formal resolutions. more >

Berkeley Alliance

The Berkeley Alliance convenes and supports the 2020 Vision for Berkeley’s Children and Youth more >