Opinion: Why aren’t we in a rage that Arizona gets a D+ in education?

| December 14, 2016

By Patricia MacCorquodale Special to the Arizona Daily Star

What would you do if your child brought home a report card with a D+? Scream, yell, throw a fit?

So why aren’t we in a rage that Arizona gets a D+ in education, rating 45th of 50 states according to Education Week’s Quality Counts annual publication. Since 2008, education spending per pupil in Arizona declined by 17.5 percent, the third-largest cut in the country, due in part to terminating full-day kindergarten.

So where will we get the funding for full-day kindergarten?

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