Lawmakers aim cuts at funding for a quarter million students

| February 10, 2016

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

Local funding that today provides more equitable services and opportunities for nearly a quarter of a million low-income and minority students in Arizona public schools has been targeted by Arizona legislators for reduction and eventual elimination.

Christine Busch, the superintendent of the 11,800-student Tempe Elementary School District, which utilizes the desegregation funding, says the cuts, which would amount to nearly 10 percent of the district’s budget, “would just devastate us.”

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