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Arizona Education Legislative Spotlight: Gov signs budget bills; view a breakdown of K-12 education budget. See more education legislative news here

| March 31, 2020
Arizona Education Legislative Spotlight: Gov signs budget bills; view a breakdown of K-12 education budget. See more education legislative news here

Updated March 28: Gov. Doug Ducey today signed the budget bills into law.

“I commend legislative leaders of both parties, and all the Republican and Democratic members who shaped and passed this package, for coming together, putting politics aside, and showing real leadership,” Gov. Ducey said.

“It’s reflective of what we are seeing all across our state — Arizonans uniting to slow the spread of COVID-19 and save lives,” Gov. Ducey said.

“Our job isn’t done with this package of budget bills. There will certainly be more work to do and many tough decisions ahead of us as we better understand the full impact of this crisis on our citizens and on our economy,” Gov. Ducey said. “But Arizona is once again showing what it means to come together and put the good of our citizens before partisanship or politics.”

The budget bills include $50 million to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Comic: How To Turn Your Home Into A School Without Losing Your Sanity. See more national education news here

| March 31, 2020
Comic: How To Turn Your Home Into A School Without Losing Your Sanity. See more national education news here

This comic was adapted from an episode of Life Kit.

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Many worried about how new state budget will affect student’s futures

| March 10, 2015
Many worried about how new state budget will affect student’s futures

March 8, 2015 • FOX 10 Arizona PHOENIX – A budget is now headed to Governor Doug Ducey’s desk. It cuts millions from state universities, but what does it mean for students? That’s the question on many people’s minds tonight. It’s still unclear how exactly the budget will affect university students. Many wonder if classes […]

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Education budget cuts would cost FUSD $1 million

| February 25, 2015
Education budget cuts would cost FUSD $1 million

February 24, 2015 • By Michelle McManimon • Arizona Daily Sun Flagstaff Unified School District is among the hundreds of Arizona school districts protesting Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget. “Initially, this budget was advertised as increasing dollars to the classroom and that’s not quite accurate,” said FUSD Superintendent Barbara Hickman. “We’re having a decrease in […]

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