Movement To Increase Education Funding Grows

| October 28, 2015

By Nancy Montoya • Arizona Public Media

Gov. Doug Ducey and fellow Republicans in the Legislature are trying to come up with increased education funding as the protests grow over cuts made earlier this year.

People are turning out in big numbers in what’s become a statewide movement. A recent forum at Catalina High Magnet School in Tucson packed the school’s auditorium.

“Stop complaining and get active,” said Democratic state Representative Lisa Otondo of Yuma at the forum. “I’m so happy to see so many people here!”

Last year at this time, a forum on funding public education might have attracted a couple of dozen people. Now, public gatherings are attracting hundreds.

…Read the full article HERE

Please see related story:

Arizona Public Media — Questions Arise About Education Funding Plan

Tags: , ,

Category: Education

Comments are closed.