Stories tagged: "Gov. Doug Ducey"


Members of Save Our Schools Arizona protest at the Arizona School for the Arts as Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey tours the school in Phoenix on Aug. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Arizona School Vouchers—What They Are and How They Affect You

A new Arizona law allows any of the state’s 1.1 million students to pay for private schools using tax dollars set aside for the state education budget.

Christine Marsh answers a campaign phone call while she records grades from her English students in between campaign events at a "grade-in" with her fellow striking teacher Karson Shipp to demonstrate that they're still working in the interest of their students during the educators strike for public education funding on April 28 at Desert Ridge Marketplace in Phoenix, Ariz.
Legislators Renew Call to Lift Decades-Old Cap on Education Spending

Gov. Doug Ducey has not yet made good on his promise to address a spending limit that blocks schools from accessing necessary funds in order to operate properly.

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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.

FILE - Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey gives his state of the state address at the Arizona Capitol, Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Phoenix. Ducey has endorsed businesswoman Karrin Taylor Robson to be his successor. Ducey on Thursday added his name to a growing list of mainstream conservatives looking to boost the businesswoman past Donald Trump-endorsed frontrunner Kari Lake. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Ducey Signs Final State Budget as Governor

The spending plan for the upcoming year uses a record surplus to invest in education and infrastructure while lowering state debt and preparing for an economic downturn.

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Fewer Eviction Filings Will Show Up on Credit Reports Thanks to This New Law

Having an eviction—even just a filing, regardless of the case’s outcome—on record can prevent tenants from finding a new place to live.

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Life After Ducey: Here’s Who Is on the Ballot for Arizona Governor in 2022

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