Local school leaders favor plan to infuse $680M into education

| December 28, 2016

When it comes to infusing money into the state’s education system, local school administrators are the loudest cheerleaders.

“We’ve seen polls over and over that clearly show voters believe, and are willing, to put more money into education,” said Prescott Unified School District Superintendent Joe Howard.

So he and his local colleagues will be the first to applaud state Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas for her proposal that recommends a $680 million funding increase for the coming year. Douglas’ plan, titled “AZ Kids Can’t Wait ! 2017,” was devised after visits to more than 15 communities across the state to hear from residents what they consider to be top educational funding priorities.

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