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Key issues in debate of Arizona education reforms, more money for schools

| November 18, 2015
Key issues in debate of Arizona education reforms, more money for schools

Arizona education leaders say the $3.5 billion school-funding deal passed in October is the first step toward improving the state’s public K-12 district and charter schools.

If voters approve the education-funding plan in May, it will settle a long-standing legal battle over school inflation funding. But education advocates note it will still leave the state near the bottom nationally when it comes to money invested in Arizona students.

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