Stories tagged: "school vouchers"


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.

Arizona Board of Regents Member Karrin Taylor Robson speaking with attendees at an event hosted by the Defend America Foundation at the Scottsdale Gun Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Can Wealthy Establishment Politician Karrin Taylor Robson Convince Voters She’s an ‘Outsider’ and Become Arizona’s Next Governor?

The multi-millionaire has tried to paint herself as an everywoman who understands the pain Arizona families are experiencing with inflation, but that could prove challenging given her family's financial interests and her plan to give herself a tax cut.

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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.