Tag: Arizona Vouchers

Voters can decide whether to keep school-voucher expansion, Arizona Supreme Court rules. See related stories here

| March 21, 2018
Voters can decide whether to keep school-voucher expansion, Arizona Supreme Court rules. See related stories here

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that voters get to have a say on Proposition 305, a ballot initiative that asks if they want to keep or do away with an expansion of the state’s school voucher-style program. 

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Voucher expansion bill was retained on the calendar (postponed) on March 30

| March 30, 2016
Voucher expansion bill was retained on the calendar (postponed) on March 30

Update: The House floor vote on SB1279 was retained on the calendar (postponed) on March 30.

The voucher expansion bill was on the agenda for a House floor vote on Wednesday, March 30.

SB1279 was a bill that expanded the state’s private school voucher program that we thought was dead. It was resurrected last week in House Appropriations with a Stike-Everything Amendment expanding voucher eligibility to those who qualify for free and reduced price lunch – half of Arizona’s public school student population.

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