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Poll Shows That Proposition 305 Confuses Voters. See related stories here

| October 9, 2018
Poll Shows That Proposition 305 Confuses Voters. See related stories here

A new Suffolk University/Arizona Republic poll shows that the ballot language of Proposition 305 has led to a great deal of confusion among Arizona voters. With the proposition to help decide the state’s future in the expanded universal voucher program, the confusion would result in the November election’s outcome being affected. 

41 percent of the poll’s 500 registered voters were in support of expanding the voucher program that provides public money to parents in order to send their children to private school. 32 percent were opposed and 27 percent remain undecided on the subject.

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Charter impact: Film highlights how private schools affect public. See related stories

| February 7, 2018
Charter impact: Film highlights how private schools affect public. See related stories

The schools featured in the documentary, “Backpack Full of Cash” — shown Monday, Feb. 5, at Prescott Mile High Middle School — were mainly in Philadelphia and New Jersey. But the film seemed to warn the hundreds who attended the showing locally of the effects that can result to public district schools from state funding of charter and private schools.

About 350 people viewed the film locally, shown by the Prescott Education Advocacy Council (PEAC).

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Children’s Action Alliance urges public to voice opinion on ESA school voucher legislation

| February 23, 2016
Children’s Action Alliance urges public to voice opinion on ESA school voucher legislation

The Children’s Action Alliance is urging the public to voice its opinion on the ESA school voucher legislation which is schedule for a vote in the state House on Feb. 24.

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