The executive director of Instituto Power says Tom Horne’s record of enabling child predators should disqualify him from serving another term as Arizona’s state superintendent of public instruction.
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.
Officials are scrambling to figure out how to afford meals for students at a time when inflation nationwide is running at the highest level in decades.
Many Arizona schools have already started their fall semester. Bookmark this page to make sure you have everything you need by the time the bell rings.
The new directive requires any agency or program that receives funding from the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service—such as public schools— to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
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.
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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