Legislative Wrap-Up: What the new budget and bills mean for K-12 schools (+ Infographics)

| June 13, 2018

By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service • Arizona School Boards Association

What will the Arizona Legislature’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget and the key bills that were approved this session mean for K-12 public schools during the next school year?

Education advocates main goals this year were to secure additional district additional assistance funding, protect the 1.06 percent teacher pay stipend and move it into base level funding, and seek additional building renewal funding, said Chris Kotterman, governmental relations director for Arizona School Boards Association.

“Obviously, all those things did happen and then some,” Kotterman said during a recent Legislative Wrap-Up webinar.

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