Stories tagged: "Education Funding"


The Copper Courier Voter Guide: Arizona’s 2nd Legislative District

The district covers a portion of north Phoenix from 43rd Avenue to State Route 51, and from Thunderbird Road to several miles north of the Deer Valley Airport. 

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It’s Not Just Today—Arizona Schools Have Had Funding Issues for Decades

A 42-year-old amendment to Arizona’s constitution is proving to have dire effects on the state’s public school system.

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Who is Going to Raise Arizona Education Out of the National Basement? Here’s Who is Running for State Superintendent.

Bookmark this page for the latest information about Arizona's candidates for secretary of state in 2022. The Primary Election will be held Aug. 2, and the General Election is Nov. 8.

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Arizona Again Near Bottom of States for Per Pupil Spending

Education officials say Arizona's underfunded school system is a failure on the Republican-led legislature's part to "appropriately invest in our state’s future."

John Moore stands outside his restaurant in Williams’ historic district.
Congressional Candidate John Moore’s Plan for Schools? Abolish the Education Department.

The Arizona MAGA-Republican's proposal comes amidst a tide of attacks against local school boards by conservative activists and the state's Republican-led legislature.

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Democrat Running for Arizona Governor Proposes Free pre-K

The proposal would reverse a Ducey-era tax cut for the wealthy to fund free preschool for 600,000 children per year.

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GOP Pushes Arizona Schools to Post All Class Materials Online

Educators don't take issue with keeping parents informed, but they see a risk that the so-called curriculum-transparency requirements will invite censorship, professional burnout, and resignations.