Stories tagged: "Doug Ducey"


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No, Undergraduates In Arizona Cannot Teach Without A College Degree

While students without a bachelor’s degree can teach in certain situations, they must be supervised by a certified teacher and cannot be the teacher on record for the classroom.

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Explained: How Latest School Voucher Expansion Caters to Wealthy at Students’ Expense

The vouchers provide families with about $7,000 annually to fund private education, but the average cost of private school tuition in Arizona is $12,650.

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Arizona Lawmakers Approve State Budget. Here’s What’s In It.

The $18 billion budget includes funding for a border wall, public safety, highway construction, and increased investment in Arizona's public schools.

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Ducey Boasts About State Surplus, Doesn’t Mention That It’s Thanks to Biden Administration

Biden’s American Rescue Plan funneled more than $4 billion to Arizona’s state government, which now benefits from a massive budget surplus.

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Ducey Claims His Policies are ‘Protecting Life’ as Arizona Has Second Worst COVID Death Rate in Nation

Under Ducey’s watch, 25,000 Arizonans have died of COVID-19 and one out of every 400 Arizona children have been orphaned.

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Tucson Wanted To Require COVID-19 Vaccines For All City Employees. Arizona’s Attorney General Called It Illegal.

As of last month, 76% of city employees had been vaccinated against COVID-19, while 546 employees had requested an exemption from getting the vaccine.

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New Arizona Law Will Give More Single Moms the Ability to Afford College

Parents who choose to pursue higher education full-time can now qualify for financial assistance to help cover the cost of childcare.