Tag: education funding

Opinion: Education should be a national priority, not a state burden

| April 1, 2015
Opinion: Education should be a national priority, not a state burden

March 31, 2015 • By Harper Neidig • The State Press The rhetoric of public education discussion largely revolves around the debate of whether or not schools need more funding. This simple dichotomy ignores is the more pressing issue of inequality that pervades our public school system. In the U.S., the quality of a public education is […]

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Message from President Leah Bornstein Regarding State Funding for Education

| March 12, 2015
Message from President Leah Bornstein Regarding State Funding for Education

March 11, 2015 • Coconino Community College There is much discussion surrounding the state’s recent budget cuts to education: one hundred million dollars in cuts to our state universities, elimination of all funding for Pima and Maricopa Community Colleges and flat funding for Arizona’s rural colleges which includes CCC. Cuts to JTED programs like CAVIAT […]

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233 AZ Superintendents sent a letter to AZ Legislators

| February 20, 2015
233 AZ Superintendents sent a letter to AZ Legislators

Here is an article by Arizona Education News Service: February 18, 2015 / Nedda Shafir/Arizona School Administrators Inc. / Stories by You Two hundred thirty three Arizona school district superintendents, who are members of Arizona Association of School Administrators, sent a letter today to Arizona Legislators. The letter is in response to the K-12 education portion of […]

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Secure Rural Schools Program – What’s Next?

| December 29, 2014
Secure Rural Schools Program – What’s Next?

  Spending Bill Ends Rural School Fund By Tim Marema Since 2000 the federal government has helped counties that relied on the timber industry to make up some of their local education funding. But that program received no money in the end-of-year spending package Congress just approved. The trillion dollar spending package that Congress passed […]

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Secure Rural Schools Program – What’s Next?

| December 18, 2014
Secure Rural Schools Program – What’s Next?

Spending Bill Ends Rural School Fund By Tim Marema Since 2000 the federal government has helped counties that relied on the timber industry to make up some of their local education funding. But that program received no money in the end-of-year spending package Congress just approved. The trillion dollar spending package that Congress passed Saturday […]

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Tired of us saying “YES for FUSD!”? Then just VOTE YES!

| October 22, 2014
Tired of us saying “YES for FUSD!”?  Then just VOTE YES!

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) Board of Directors has voted to publicly support the FUSD override which will MAINTAIN level funding for maintenance and operations critical to our schools in this time of diminished educational resources.  CCC&Y encourages your “yes vote” in support of our children and youth and the critical resources necessary […]

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YES for FUSD Override – LAST QUESTION on the Ballot

| October 15, 2014
YES for FUSD Override – LAST QUESTION on the Ballot

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) Board of Directors has voted to publicly support the FUSD override which will MAINTAIN level funding for maintenance and operations critical to our schools in this time of diminished educational resources.  CCC&Y encourages your “yes vote” in support of our children and youth and the critical resources necessary […]

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YES for FUSD Override – LAST QUESTION on the Ballot

| October 7, 2014
YES for FUSD Override – LAST QUESTION on the Ballot

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) Board of Directors has voted to publicly support the FUSD override which will MAINTAIN level funding for maintenance and operations critical to our schools in this time of diminished educational resources.  CCC&Y encourages your “yes vote” in support of our children and youth and the critical resources necessary […]

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YES for FUSD Override – All the info you need to know…..

| September 22, 2014
YES for FUSD Override – All the info you need to know…..

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) Board of Directors has voted to publicly support the FUSD override which will MAINTAIN level funding for maintenance and operations critical to our schools in this time of diminished educational resources.  CCC&Y encourages your “yes vote” in support of our children and youth and the critical resources necessary […]

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State Spending on K-12 Education Is Up – Barely

| September 13, 2014
State Spending on K-12 Education Is Up – Barely

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee staff has issued its annual calculation of K-12 education spending over the last ten years – from fiscal year 2006 through the current fiscal year (2015). Compared to last year, fiscal year 2015 per-pupil funding, adjusted for inflation, has increased by $17 to $3,529, a 0.5% increase. This is still […]

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