Arizona districts make tough choices on spending first Prop. 123 funds. Please see related story

| August 17, 2016

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

Many Arizona teachers and school staff members are starting the school year with bigger paychecks, and some even have extra dollars in their pockets from one-time bonuses. Both have come as a result of the passage of Prop. 123 by Arizona voters in a May special election.

But some school districts are using some of the funds to meet other pressing needs as well, such as restoring classes and programs that had been cut, purchasing classroom resources and technology, replacing out-of-date textbooks, making overdue facility repairs and even replacing old buses.

Read the full article HERE

Please see related story:

Public News Service — Teachers: Prop 123 Money Not Enough to Help AZ Schools

Tags: ,

Category: Education

Comments are closed.