2016 in review: Leadership at FUSD turns over

| January 4, 2017

By Corina Vanek • Arizona Daily Sun

A divisive ballot measure aimed at giving an immediate funding boost to district and charter schools became the biggest issue surrounding K-12 education in 2016.

Proposition 123, which was enacted by voters in a special election in May, brought about $1.7 million into the Flagstaff Unified School District in 2016, an increase of about 8 percent.

The proposition was created to settle the school funding lawsuit Cave Creek v. DeWit, which accused the state of failing to adjust school funding for inflation. Because much of the money received through the proposition was supposed to be given to schools anyway, school finance officials said the only financial boon for districts and charters would be in the first year the proposition was enacted.

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